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Taking the risk to rest

Taking the risk to rest

Danielle starts of by saying “At some point you’re going to think to yourself, I don’t want to work this hard” and I can feel myself physically reacting to her words. Every cell in my being said “YES!” And as Danielle pointed out, I worried, that it means that I will have to settle for…

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4 Lessons on Courage I Learnt From a Boy With No Arms

4 Lessons on Courage I Learnt From a Boy With No Arms

Imagine yourself as a baby, born in the middle of a war. You’ve been exposed to the sounds of people dying all around you; the crumbling of buildings, the explosions of guns and the cries of the wounded. You too, are a victim of this war. Your limbs have been twisted into deformed stubs of…

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Wisdom from The Velveteen Rabbit

Wisdom from The Velveteen Rabbit

I am often amazed by the incredible wisdom that can be found in children’s books. Dr Seuss comes to mind. And Winnie the Pooh. But that’s another story for another day. Today I want to talk about this excerpt from the Velveteen Rabbit shared by Brene Brown : “Real isn’t how you are made,” said…

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