Focusing on the ‘can,’ not the ‘cannot’

Mary Parker The Fast Track Life Coach “Worry often gives a small thing a great shadow.” Swedish proverb. In the past, the number of times I’ve worried and worked myself up over a situation are too many to count. The...... Read More

The beauty of our flaws

Mary Parker The Fast Track Life Coach “When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandise the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something has suffered damage and has a history it becomes more...... Read More

Values and focus

Mary Parker The Fast Track Life Coach “Always remember, your focus determines your reality.” George Lucas. Research shows that writing down our values, and focusing on how much our day reflects those values, takes us...... Read More

The joy of spring

Mary Parker The Fast Track Life Coach “When we feel love and kindness towards others it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us to develop inner happiness and peace.” – Dalai Lama. I have...... Read More

Love versus judgement

Mary Parker The Fast Track Life Coach “If you judge people you have no time to love them.”  – Mother Teresa.   Most of us have a fear of being judged by others. Sometimes it causes us to hide who we...... Read More

Future thinking

Mary Parker The Fast Track Life Coach “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” Nelson Henderson. Some years ago, I was in Oregon staying with a friend. I was out on their...... Read More

Benefits of a good multi-supplement part 1

John Arts Abundant Living A good multi-style supplement is one of the best health investments you can make. A well formulated multi will ensure your body will have all the nutrients needed to stay healthy. I...... Read More

What causes Osteoarthritis? (Part 2)

John Arts Abundant Living In the last edition we acknowledged that osteoarthritis is mostly caused by the loss of cartilage secreting cells called chondrocytes. Their job is to maintain cartilage. If chondrocytes...... Read More

What causes osteoarthritis? (Part 1)

John Arts Abundant Living Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of joint pain. The real driver behind cartilage loss is the health of specialised cells called chondrocytes. These amazing cells secrete and...... Read More

Osteoarthritis talk (Part 2)

John ArtsAbundant Living Last week we saw that damage to specialised cartilage cells called chondrocytes was the first step in the development of osteoarthritis (OA). Research suggests that chondrocytes can be damaged by physical...... Read More

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