Stars can’t shine without the darkness

This image is from 999,999,999 people. I love it. It speaks to hope, perseverance, balance, faith, seeing the big picture, glass 1/2 full kind of thinking.  All in all a wonderful perspective. ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing our perspective & worldview.~~

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Advice from a tree

If you’re a regular reader, you know this blog is all about perspective.  How what we see depends on what we look for.  How what we think & feel depends on our priorities, on what makes it through our lens of perspective & priority. A tool for becoming better communicators, conflict resolvers, creative collaborators & […]

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A fresh perspective on stress

How stressed are you?  What’s the weight of your stress?  Depends on your perspective, which, it turns out, is related to a glass of water. This story, along with being a great illustration of how we carry stress, is also a great illustration of the power of perspective. A lecturer, when explaining stress management to […]

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We give what we can, when we can. A very simple story.

I sketch out my future blog posts.  Makes it easier to focus when it’s time to write them.  Today I’d planned to write about a Popular Blended Learning Resources Teachers Actually Use but after the evil at Westgate I’m finding it a hard to focus. So Instead Today It’s About A very simple story. We […]

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Seeking sophrosyne

Sophrosyne: (n) a healthy state of mind, characterized by self-control, moderation, and a deep awareness of one’s true self, and resulting in true happiness. Can’t you just hear the ‘ohmmm’ in that? There’s a time for rising up & reaching out, for adventure & maximizing opportunities. As the leaves are starting to turn back home […]

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Training & development learning well August blog post round up

If you didn’t catch all the posts this month simply peruse & click what’s below. Here’s the Rock.Paper.Scissors’ monthly training & development round up for the month of August. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. Shower yourself in training & development […]

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Good Deed Feed – what you look for may be just what you find

I saw this ‘good deed feed’ in the UK Metro newspaper & had to share it. If you had your own good deed feed what would you put on it in the world of work?  In the world of play? What you look for may be just what you find. Here are some examples from […]

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Time out – a cause for paws to pause – cats playing patty cake

Are you stuck in a rut? How about a cause for paws to pause? Doing the same ol’ same ol’? What’s the view from your sandbox? Need to get out and find another? Pause. Take a page from the Life Lenses™ Stop Life Lenses™ page – stop playing patty cake and start playing your own game. […]

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I’m selling my soul, are you?

I sold my soul. I sold my soul in New York City. I’m still selling my soul. I will always sell my soul. Perspective.  It’s a tricky thing.  It’s an intriguing thing.  It can be a brick wall or a wide open window.  The number one hit on ‘selling your soul’ is selling your soul […]

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Where’s your off switch?

When I was doing some training for the United Nations in East Africa a while back, some friends and I got together one night at a house to watch a movie and make cookies.  The cookie dough never made it to the oven (a destination few cookie dough batches in my world meet) and the […]

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