Category Archives: life lessons

People Can Teach You Who You Aren’t

Other people will never be able to tell you who you are, that’s your job, however, they can teach you who you aren’t. Who you are: You know your every thought, word, action and life-experience; they are the foundation of … Continue reading

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Giving Up Smoking is Not Easy for Everybody

If people were meant to smoke they would be born with chimneys instead of lungs which are not designed to deal with nicotine or tar. This is a lesson I learned slowly. I smoked cigarettes for about 18 years before … Continue reading

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Everybody Needs Somebody in Their Life Who’s Worth Impressing.

“You’ll find people who are impressed by their deeds will impress everybody else in the process.” If you’re not impressed by your deeds, nobody else’s approval will make you feel any better about being you. “I don’t know the key … Continue reading

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People with Realistic Expectations are Happier People

“To expect somebody to be somebody they’re not is futile.” Can you imagine a world where all your expectations about other people’s behaviour were met; you liked everybody you met and they liked you back; or nobody else’s behaviour ever … Continue reading

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You Cannot Miss Out on Life

Some people fail to make decisions about their life for fear of missing on what may happen; the truth is, you can’t make the wrong decision. Every decision you make is the right decision. You may not make the same … Continue reading

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Money is Used to Avoid Real Problems

Money can be used to buy things, however, if you’re not happy with the things you already have, buying more things will not change how you feel about being you. I heard this story a few years ago. A young … Continue reading

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You are Inspired to Act by Everything

You are inspired to act by everything you see, hear and feel, and this has been happening throughout your entire life. It began with your parents, sibling, friends and community you grew up in, continued through your education and work … Continue reading

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You Expect He’s Not to be Trusted

“He’s not to be trusted.” From the moment those words are uttered by somebody about somebody else, the listener is going to spend their time looking for reasons why they’re not going to trust them, especially if the they trust … Continue reading

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To Think or Not To Think

Age, education and experience is not an indication of wisdom, it’s something that belongs on a resume, and it’s definitely not an indication of somebody’s ability to think. I’ve chosen four generations for my categories. The younger generation consists of … Continue reading

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You Do Not Have To Accept Somebody’s Negative Emotion

Are we there yet? It can be one of the most annoying questions you can hear 400 times on a long journey, but it doesn’t have to be; If you can learn to answer the question each time as if … Continue reading

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