only live once
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Once is Enough

We all have one shot at life. (That sounds like a really cheesy ad for an equally cheesy movie.) If you remove the dairy products, however, it IS true... We don't get to shout, "STOP! I screwed this life up big-time, can I start again  with a new one please?" You can however, take a… Continue reading Once is Enough

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Keep calm and be Crazy.

I love this lady; I think I want to be her when I grow up... I mean IF I grow up... She's totally herself and doesn't care what others think. How refreshing. The last part of the quote really got to me, "This is the oldest you've been, and the youngest you'll ever be again".… Continue reading Keep calm and be Crazy.

Today is the last day of my life
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Today

'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' What a powerful thought. If this was your last day on earth, how would you like to spend it? Going to a job you hate? Doing the same things you do every day? Just… Continue reading Today

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The longer you wait…

Don't you wish you had a time machine? If I could go back to when I was a teenager, I would have started putting money into my super / savings account / learned a language / exercised more. So many possibilities... After all these years I could have bought a house (or two)/ retired early… Continue reading The longer you wait…

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Creative Life

6 ways to start living a creative life:  Live fully in each moment. Give it the attention it deserves. Pay attention to what is going on around you, observe people and study human nature, it'll help you grow as a person. Embrace your originality and your imperfections. These are qualities that make you special, don't… Continue reading Creative Life

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Don’t Let the Vampires Get to You!

This is currently my favourite creative quote. It's by Vincent Van Gogh. He heard the vampires. Heard them telling him that he couldn't paint; wasn't  good enough. He was a troubled soul and  eventually succumbed to them, but for a while he silenced the vampires by doing what he did best - creating something out… Continue reading Don’t Let the Vampires Get to You!