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Kandy, Sri Lanka, City, Commerce, Buddhist faith and Ayurvedic medicine

As you descend from the mountains, Kandy, Sri Lanka’s second city appears below you like a glittering oasis in the ...
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Sri Lanka, Tea from Leaf to Laser

The next morning, I was disappointed that the monkeys did not make an appearance before I had to head off ...
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Sri Lanka travel tips – adapting to customs and climate

I am travelling round Sri Lanka learning a lot about the country’s customs, countryside and food. As I travel I ...
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Finding answers in Sri Lanka – the answers lie within yourself

Last night, whilst enjoying another fabulous Sri Lankan feast for dinner, another British couple arrived.  They sat at a table nearby and, ...
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Tales from Sri Lanka – Perseverance, adventure and bruises

After my arrival in Sri Lanka I was determined to experience as much of this beautiful country as possible. Today ...
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Lessons from Sri Lanka – The Island That Glitters

I mentioned in my previous article that I am taking a break from my normal business articles while I travel ...
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Widening Horizons

Widening Horizons – Explore and find challenge

Sometimes, when nothing much is happening at a given time, it’s an opportunity to deliberately seek out change.  It’s about ...
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Learn How to Bend in the Winds of Change

In my last article I was expostulating about making change happen for yourself which then got me thinking and observing ...
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Change Motivational Speaker

Make Change Happen – Embrace It

Are you fed up with the position you are currently in?  Frustrated that things are not happening for you as ...
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Unique Selling Point

What is your USP? Stand out from the crowd

It is funny how we’re all brought up to conform, to fit in within society, to be accepted socially.  However, ...
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Harper Lee Motivational

Awareness – Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

We’ve all heard the saying, usually as an admonition, that before we judge someone we should understand their experiences, circumstances ...
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Be Optimistic – Harness Potential

Just before the end of last year I wrote an article on how tough many people and businesses HAD found ...
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Stormy Seas

A Challenging Year – Maintaining Professionalism

Have you found this past year more of a challenge than usual?  I certainly have and many people I have ...
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Push Past Fear

Push Past Fear – Don’t Let It Hold You Back

Fear can take on many forms in both business and in our personal lives.  Sometimes it arises out of circumstances ...
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Past Experiences

Past experiences sometimes offer future opportunities

In recent weeks, as we enter the winter period and the evenings start to close in, I have been reminded ...
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Today Is a good Day

Positivity – Positive action and thinking leads to success

Linked with motivation, resilience and patience I have found positivity is essential to complete the full success compass. To be ...
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Have your cake and eat it

Patience is a virtue

We’ve all heard the adage of ‘patience is a virtue’ but the meaning can be a little confusing unless thought ...
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Resilience

Resilience – can you keep going in the face of challenge?

Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, it can also be described as an inner toughness in the ...
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