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In the last blog I shared one of Aesop's Fables. Aesop was a slave and storyteller who lived in ancient Greece and the story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf lead to the English idiom (a group of words with a specific meaning that isn’t...

If you’re a regular reader of this blog or listener to my podcast, you will have read about how to create and maintain a positive mindset by keeping out the negative influences and staying in control of your own thoughts, emotions and behaviours.  But what really...

This week I want to ask you a question and please be honest in your answer – have you ever felt a little scared? This question is relevant to last week’s blog about discipline and consequences because being scared of the impact if you break the...

This week’s blog will follow on from the last topic of self-discipline but focus more on the actual discipline and consequences dished out for breaking the rules. “Noo” I hear you cry! Rules are meant for breaking TeeJay. We don’t like rules. Rules are for wimps...

Here we are, a brand new year, which also marks the 2nd birthday of the Spark to Your Success podcast (from which we write these blogs). I can’t believe I’ve been talking to you for over two years in 104 episodes and not missed a single...

As 2021 begins, many conversations about 2020 will focus on doom and gloom. How terrible it was, the stress caused, the mental health impact, not going to school, having the family holiday cancelled…...

What does a human being really need to be happy? The answer is a lot simpler (and less expensive!) than you might think. Rather than being governed by material things, it is our connection with the world that influences how we feel about our lives....