Category Archives: intelligence

Coming Soon: One Minute Book Reviews

Although it can be a struggle at first, reading books is something I enjoy. Once I’ve started I have to finish! They are like a magnet, drawing me in. Personally, I find the physical book much more accessible & attractive … Continue reading

Posted in autobiography, book reviews, communication, creativity education, easy read reviews, history, honesty, hope, humor, humour, intelligence, knowledge, learning, meaning for life, one minute book reviews, reading, relaxation, reviews, stimulating the brain, the bigger picture, true stories, wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RIP Herr Prof Dr Dr William Graham Wood (1944 – 2014) aka. My Brother

Being woken up with the news that your brother has just passed away is a surprise I could do without. At times like this it is too easy to ask questions; the ‘What if’ ones are always the most destructive & … Continue reading

Posted in academia, academic, being real, brother, creative, encouragement, family, fulfillment, fulfilment, germany, great love, honesty, hope, humor, humour, hurting, inspiration, intelligence, love, meaning for life, memories, obituary, overcoming barriers, perspective on life, principles, purpose in life, relationship, respect, sorrow, tough times, you matter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Reflection Is A Poor Imitation Of The Real Thing

Why try to show others some pale imitation rather than the real you. Spending time getting to know who we are is never wasted. People want authenticity, not imitation. Take care until next time …

Posted in animals, authenticity, barriers to friendship, barriers to relationship, beauty, bird, bringing hope, building confidence, building relationships, change, deception, friends, fulfilment, honesty, inspiration, integrity, intelligence, meaning for life, motives, photographs, photography, principles, purpose in life, recovery, relationship, relationships, transforming our life, trust, truth, vulnerability, vulnerable, you matter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Be Liked Or To Be Loved? Starting Where We Are & Reaching Where We Want To Be

    The greatest lie we are told is that we have to earn our worth or value. That is complete rubbish! Each of us is born with an inherent value & worth. As humans, we are built & wired … Continue reading

Posted in academic, authenticity, barriers to friendship, barriers to relationship, bringing hope, building confidence, building relationships, change for the better, deception, depression, despair, encouragement, fears, freedom, fulfilment, good news, healing, hope, inspiration, intelligence, life's like that, loneliness, love, lying, meaning for life, mental illness, motives, new start, photographs, photography, principles, purpose in life, radical positive change, recovery, relationships, support, the bigger picture, tough times, transforming our life, trust, truth, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Depression? Sorry I Can’t Help You

  One of the biggest misconceptions is that when a person with depression speaks to you they are looking for some deep, meaningful help to cure their problem. People who struggle with true depression (rather than a period of feeling … Continue reading

Posted in bringing hope, challenge, depression, hope, inspiration, integrity, intelligence, life's like that, listening, loneliness, mental illness, recovery, respect, support, tough times, Uncategorized, vulnerable | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emotion – The Hidden Time bomb

I’m always amazed at how quickly time flies.  I can’t believe it’s so long since I put finger to keyboard … but hopefully, it’s been worth the wait.  So wax up your hackles and here we go … I’m currently looking … Continue reading

Posted in academia, academic, arts, assassination, business creativity, challenge, change, creativity, creativity education, encouragement, fulfillment, fulfilment, hope, intelligence, relationship, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creativity – My Passion

Anyone who reads my ramblings will pick up that there are certain passions in my life … music being one and creativity being another. I saw a video some time ago which left me feeling exhilarated but also challenged and … Continue reading

Posted in 2008, academia, academic, arts, business creativity, change, creative, creativity, creativity education, encouragement, fulfillment, fulfilment, healing, intelligence, ken robinson, new start, sir ken robinson, visionaries | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment