Childhood for many is an extremely difficult period, and as such, is often best forgotten. The problem being, if we forget the past, we’re likely to repeat it.
Talk is cheap. This proverb refers to the fact it’s easier to say we’ll do something than to actually do it. There's no doubt we sometimes use words far too freely. We unthinkingly open our mouths and say things we later come to regret. Or, as the proverb suggests, we use language to make promises [...]
For years I got confused about wind direction It still happens occasionally now. I have to remind myself, if I want to work out the wind direction, I need to think about where the wind is coming from, not where it’s going. For example, if the wind is coming from the south west, this - in [...]
The only way to win the battle is to stop fighting When we take a moment, to sit back and think about things, it’s easy to see where we’re going wrong. For example, how much of our time do we spend fighting? This can range from scrapping with the in-laws to fighting for our human [...]
"What if everybody had an ‘I’m all right Jack, pull up the ladder’ attitude to life?" What if every man was for himself? Not difficult questions and the answer is simple too: Society would become increasingly chaotic. We’d certainly have an increasing number of lost young men as their self-centered fathers deserted them. Young men [...]