We’re so Unhealthy: WHY? Part #2

Yesterday I covered briefly a number of reasons why Health might have escaped us — do please look back at that blog. Most of the reasons were to do with TIME and how that dictates to us, if we let it. I promised that today I’d cover WHAT RULES US and PROFIT. Before I add to yesterday’s blog […]

“Alternative medicine” — attitudes

As of this year I’m about nine years down the track after a cancer diagnosis and I know that alternative therapies helped me through, with no medical interventions other than eventual surgery. After puzzling about the attitudes of most people (friends, family, public, health professionals) to “alternative medicine” I’ve concluded that their reasons for sidelining […]

FAILURE, THE GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY

Early in my professional training I realised that YOU LEARN MORE FROM FAILURE THAN FROM SUCCESS. And I only learned that by failing. What could I possibly mean? Isn’t Success the be-all-and-end-all? Not always. A failure in an examination or selection process is maybe showing you your limits: indicating the level at which you are […]

Wisdom on a bookmark

Having just started a fresh book, I reached for a bookmark — and paid attention to what was written on it: Take time to work — it is the price of Success. Take time to think — it is the source of Power. Take time to play — it is the secret of Perpetual Youth. […]

PAST IT

After quite a few months of not adding to my blog, I decided to feature my short stories. This first one is told in two parts, the remainder being added tomorrow. How will Joyce cope with the next generation, which moves in a very different world and is sure it knows better than her? Morning […]