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Day 48

If your happiness is solely dependent on what other people do or don’t do then you’re doomed to be unhappy for the rest of your life conversely if you decide to perceive everything that happens to you in a positive light then you will be happy for the rest of your life because at the…

Day 47

What you get out of this life is directly proportional to what you expect e.i. if you expect kindness love and generosity from the world then you will receive kindness, love and generosity but by   same token if you expect cruelty, hate and staginess from the world then you will receive cruelty, hate and staginess.…

Day 46

What makes an expert an expert? I never really thought about it until today when I heard a guest on 3Talk – a South African talk show – say that to be an expert at something you have to do it for 10 000 hours – I believe she was quoting from a book the name…

Day 45

“Change is the only constant” –   Proverb.  Growing up I didn’t really see the need for change but now I understand that without change the wheel of life would stop spinning It’s 6: 45 PM on day 45 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself All- Bran Flakes…

Day 44

Do what you love and you will never work and you will never work a day in your life – Confucius. It’s 6: 05 PM on day 44 of my journey towards independence and I managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Oats for breakfast, learn Inverse Functions and Logarithm – I had more fun…

Day 43

You create what you fear – Dr. Phil C. McGraw. It’s 4: 40 PM on day 43 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself All-Bran Flakes breakfast, watch a few YouTube Math videos – if your kids need homework help  you should tell them to watch Khan Academy…

Day 42

Have you ever noticed that every child in a family has a label? In my family there are three of us each with our own labels to live up to – I was the ‘helpless’ one, my sister was the ‘smart’ one and my brother was the ‘cute’ one – and true to form my…

Day 41

What do I really want is a question I  asked myself while I was laying in bed staring this morning and the answer I got was HIHW – Health, Independence, Happiness and Wealth It’s 4: 16 PM on day 41 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Idli…

Day 40

Yesterday I heard a song sung by Adam Lambert called No Boundaries – it made me feel happy, brought tears to my eyes and inspired me all in the space of three minutes and fifty seconds – and it goes something like this:  Seconds, hours, so many days You know what you want but how…

Day 39

I was under the misconception that only the people I loved or cared about had the power to hurt me – I couldn’t have been more wrong if I had said that the Earth was flat LOL  It’s 3:43 PM on day 39 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to feed myself All-Bran…