Tag Archives: integrity

(Un)Happy Christmas

  After a long break due to health issues I have chosen to return to my blog on Christmas Day. Why? Because this year, more than others, I am aware of many people who will find today & the next … Continue reading

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Words Are Not Enough

  What if there are no simple solutions to the problems that have faced us for years? What if part of the answer was us getting off our backside, becoming involved & making a difference rather than standing in crowds, waving … Continue reading

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Lying: A Self-Help Guide To The Art of Personal Deception

  Originally written as a few thoughts on my Facebook Page, I’d like to delve a bit deeper into the art of lying. Lying is seemingly the passport to success for so many; from friends to media icons to lawyers … Continue reading

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It Works Both Ways: Helpful Hints On Building Trust

  For those of you who have never met me, here I am in all my glory! 🙂 One of my passions is helping others overcome their fears & for that, I use friends like Geoff (also in the picture). … Continue reading

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Show It First: Say It Second

This picture was taken a few years ago of my son, Matthew & my daughter, Rebecca. If you look beyond the cheesy grins you will notice that they have their arms around each other. This isn’t something that was posed; it … Continue reading

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Better Than Perfect Reflections

  Have you ever read a headline or heard someone comment & thought, “That’s too good to be true!”? If you have then you’re not alone! In business we always used to say, “There’s no such thing as a free … Continue reading

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Staying Constant In Ever Changing Surroundings

I have been reminded a lot recently about staying constant whilst everything around me seems to change. I’m not talking about becoming intransigent & stuck in a rut. I am talking about integrity & reliability, especially for others who may … Continue reading

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