Category Archives: Self Success & Happiness Tips

Learning about ourselves is the most important thing we can ever do. The blog posts here could help in you live a happier life.

My Attitude of Gratitude

A moment ago I posted on my Hubpages site probably the longest Hub (Essay) I’ve ever written for Hubpages.   I called it, My Attitude of Gratitude.   It runs to around 1500 words and contains no less than twenty-one photographs.  The photographs … Continue reading

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This I Know to be True

How many times have you started a diary or a journal and let it lapse within a few days or, at most weeks?   I’ve probably done it a dozen times.  Though, with my other writings in other places, I expect … Continue reading

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What is Happiness?

Ah! Happiness, everybody wants it.  Many seek it.  Few have it.  Well, few experience it most of the time, and this is what we really want.  So what is it?  Can it be defined? It seems it can.  I’ve just … Continue reading

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Skills, Values and Qualities – That’s What We Are Here For

Quite often now I have a spiritual-type, or maybe you might call it a philosophical insight, come into my mind which I jot down, knowing that later it might make a good essay.  One that occurred the night before last, … Continue reading

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Mind, Body and Spirit – Who’s Really In Charge?

I was recently reading how ‘gut feelings’ can affect brain function and, of course, how the reverse applies.   How our emotions affect our physical well-being has been known for millennia.   ‘Science’ has been finding out more on this of late.   … Continue reading

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Self-actualization and Self-realization are Different

In that classic old movie, Papillon, starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman, there is a particular phrase that stays in my mind.  It occurs when McQueen, playing Papillon, is in solitary confinement and is obviously on the point of dying.  … Continue reading

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The Little Iceberg and the Sea – a very watery discourse

There was once a little iceberg who wondered what he was.   He seemed so removed from all the other icebergs.  So he called out to them and asked them what they were, for apart from their individual shapes, they looked … Continue reading

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Australia’s Best Storyteller

I am fairly vain about my abilities – especially when it comes to presenting stories to audiences.  So what did I do?   I Googled ‘Australia’s Best Storyteller’ and came up with a number of sites, none of which told … Continue reading

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How to become more confident

When you were born into this world you were born filled with confidence.   There was no self-consciousness; no ‘What will others think of me?’ No sense of ever failing or of not eventually being successful.  You learned to reach and … Continue reading

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You are part of The Whole

I’m into Automatic Writing and frequently use it to obtain good advice from my spiritual guides even though I do not really understand who or what they are.  Automatic Writing is something I’ve been able to do  – or take … Continue reading

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