Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Otherness

A month or so ago I came across this TED talk from Thandie Newton. I have always felt an allegiance to Ms Newton because of her Zimbabwean heritage which is odd because we have lived very different lives – regardless - I absolutely loved her TED talk. [embed]http://www.ted.com/talks/thandie_newton_embracing_otherness_embracing_myself?language=en[/embed]

What I’d like you to reflect on after watching this talk  is the times when you may have experienced a sense of ‘otherness’ or exclusion from the status quo.

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Laugh

"Misuse of 'literally' makes me figuratively insane" Unknown This fortnight’s challenge is to laugh. I would like you to find an opportunity to be really conscious of your happiness and what it is that makes you happy. To assist you in this challenge I have a little something for you to watch/hear, it made me laugh and that made me happy.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc[/embed]

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