Category Archives: Enlighten Me…Man
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Of all the ‘motivational’ videos out there, this one by Prince Ea really gets straight to the heart of the matter.
His video blog aims to give us a shift in perception…to reframe whatever may be holding us back from fulfilling our potential and living our dreams.
“There’s never been a statue erected for a critic….
“Don’t let this negative world get to you, don’t let it win”.
To your happiness…and our collective potential.
#daretodream #keepitreal #liveyourpotential
If the lady in your life doesn’t quite understand how you’re feeling, whether it’s moving on after divorce/ a past relationship, job loss, or healing from health challenges, [including stress], or if you’ve just had a bad day, try playing this ‘Take That’ song…
Sometimes all that’s needed is a little patience…
BBC Radio ran a special show today on the ‘healing power of music‘ and this was one of the tunes featured on the list.
This song is also a great reminder to not be so hard on ourselves.
Sometimes, things just take time.
Can you enlighten me… do you have an inspirational story where patience paid off?
Is there any music you play that helps you get through tough times?
A few words of experience by Paul Thomas Bell on moving on after heartbreak…
Let’s face it break-ups suck. There’s nothing worse than that overwhelming numbness in your stomach, forcing yourself to watch ‘The Notebook’ for the hundredth time and of course your sudden lack of interest in all things nutritional but it doesn’t have to be this way. I myself have been there, the skinny emo kid crying in the rain secretly believing life is a movie and that she will indeed come running back into my arms. Sadly there are few situations I haven’t found myself in, here’s my guide to coping with a break-up without resorting to a rendition of “Hey there Delilah” outside her bedroom window.
Day 1: The toughest day of all. It’s still raw, you have a lot of unanswered questions in your head and you’re craving answers but whatever the situation, trust me when I say turn your phone off! As someone who has been both…
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Dating and flirting can be a real skill. Here’s the beautiful British Love Coach Cate Mackenzie with some dating tips especially for MEN…
(although equally good for everyone)
World Changing Speech by Emma Watson on men & women –
“I’ve seen young men suffering from mental illness unable to ask for help for fear it would make them look less “macho”—in fact in the UK suicide is the biggest killer of men between 20-49; eclipsing road accidents, cancer and coronary heart disease. I’ve seen men made fragile and insecure by a distorted sense of what constitutes male success. Men don’t have the benefits of equality either.
We don’t often talk about men being imprisoned by gender stereotypes but I can see that that they are and that when they are free, things will change for women as a natural consequence.
If men don’t have to be aggressive in order to be accepted women won’t feel compelled to be submissive. If men don’t have to control, women won’t have to be controlled.
Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong… It is time that we all perceive gender on a spectrum not as two opposing sets of ideals.
If we stop defining each other by what we are not and start defining ourselves by what we are—we can all be freer and this is what HeForShe is about. It’s about freedom”. – #EmmaWatson