Happy Friday

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Call me curmudgeonly, but I've always struggled with "Happy Friday". "Happy…

Stillness and stagnation

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It's a world of fine lines. Stillness is a wonderful thing.…

Remember November

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November feels like the forgotten month. When I was a child,…

Ambition, acceptance and profound truth

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It's the paradox of profound truth in our daily happiness: balancing…

The power of setting intentions

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I'm quite sure there will be people reading this for whom the…

Global literacy and the threat to reading

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I remember hearing a story about a Dublin bus driver. He was…

Critique versus Criticism

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Yesterday I wrote about criticism. Whatever you want to call…

The problem with criticism (and the opportunity)

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Few of us enjoy criticism. Over time, criticism became synonymous…

The art of passing time

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Every day, most of us are passing time. We often pass time…

Diminishing tolerance

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As life goes on, our tolerance diminishes. When we're younger,…