Everyone has greatness in them. The challenge is how we express it. We can push ourselves to rise to the challenge, or we can encourage others to greatness. By doing this, we can encourage ourselves at the same time. Everyone also has an ego. Some are kept in check – some are left to rage uncontrollably. […]
Where “fake news” isn’t a defense mechanism. Where families aren’t torn apart in broad daylight as a statement of power. Where acceptance isn’t based on religion, colour, gender or sexuality. Where fear isn’t a tactic used by men in power to prey on the weak. Where lies are not the new truth. Where women aren’t […]
Sometimes it’s tough either going online and looking at your social feeds, or watching the news on TV, or picking up a newspaper. Wars. Hate. Bigotry. Violence. Divisiveness. Fear. Anger. There’s a lot of negativity, and a lot of people stoking the flames of that negativity. So rampant is it, you’d be forgiven for thinking […]
In the book A Monster Calls, by Patrick Ness, there’s a moment when the tree monster is telling the main character, a boy called Conor, a story about the tree’s past. The tree is using these stories to teach Conor about life, and how to deal with different situations. In this particular story, the tree […]
Acknowledgment is a state of mind and an emotion of being. It’s a constant. It’s the knowledge that no matter what, you have a network around you to keep you going, even in your darkest times.