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Merry Christmas from Logan, Hayden and Madison.

I love the Christmas season and always enjoy receiving cards and letters at this time of the year with updates from friends and family regarding the year that’s just passed.

2014 has been yet another very exciting year in our household, with the kids growing quickly and our lives full of activities, so here’s our own annual family update. Read the rest of this entry »

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Elevator PersonEvery single person on the planet is an elevator person.

We either lift others up, or bring them down.

We either look for the positives, or the negatives in our situations.

We either look for reasons to encourage, or to criticise others.

We either help people to achieve their dreams, or we hold them back.

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No-matter-how-busy-youI love reading and spend time with my head in a book every day without fail.

I take my trusty kindle with me wherever I go and set myself specific reading goals that have made a massive difference in my personal and spiritual development over the past few years.

In 2014, I have read some great books on a range of subjects and I want to give you my top 10 in the hope that you will benefit from them as well: Read the rest of this entry »

Dont fail before you startIt’s easy to come up with a range of excuses before you start taking action towards a goal.

“It’s too hard.”

“I don’t have the time.”

“It will never work.”

“I don’t have the talent.”

“I’ve tried and failed before, so why should I bother?”

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If-my-kids-canI have three wonderful kids and Christmas is an awesome time to be a dad.

To witness their smiles and laughter on Christmas morning is a wonderful experience.

So what do I want for my kids this Christmas?

Not expensive presents, although we want to bless our kids with nice things.

Not an abundance of gifts, with too many to choose from.

Not the latest, coolest gadgets.

I just want them to have enough.

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Is-there-something-thatTrains are considered by some to be a wonderful, iconic, romantic form of transport (unless of course, they are packed with commuters on a stinking hot summer day in Melbourne, but I digress).

However, they aren’t very flexible or adaptable.

You can go backward or forwards, but the only way you can change direction is to move onto another set of tracks.

Sometimes, I meet people who live as if their life is a train journey.

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Youre-stronger-than-youYou’re stronger than you think.

You can keep going when you feel like stopping.

You’re more resilient than you could imagine.

You’re more talented than you give yourself credit.

You’re capable of going on greater adventures and taking bigger risks than your fears would suggest.

You can push yourself further than you did yesterday.

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A-rising-tide-lifts-allWouldn’t it be great if your workplace was a better place to work?

Wouldn’t it be lovely if your community was a nicer place to live?

Wouldn’t it be terrific if you were surrounded by more positivity?

Wouldn’t it be awesome if everyone you knew was continually learning and growing?

You can be the tide that lifts those around you.

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Maybe-you-feel-as-thoughIt’s December and Christmas is quickly approaching, but the year ain’t over yet.

The year is coming to a close, but it ain’t over yet.

It could be late in the fourth quarter, facing a massive deficit, but it ain’t over yet.

You may feel as though your career is going nowhere, but it ain’t over yet.

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The-two-most-importantMark Twain once said, “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.”

You’ve been born already, so that one’s done, but what about the other day?

Do you know why you were born?

Do you know what you are meant to do with your life?

Do you know what your unique skills are?

Of course, once you answer these questions, I have one more.

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