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Begone Dull Care: Three Ways to Defeat the Worry Habit

We live in the Age of Anxiety: a time when countless people spend their lives fretting. Many waste time worrying about the past, over which they have no control. Others pass their days contemplating nerve-racking calamities that could befall them in the future, but rarely ever do. The time these folk spend battling with their […]

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Teacher Power: The Backbone of Education

The British education system, once the finest in the world, is today reported to be the poorest in Europe. What has happened during the last fifty years to bring about this sad decline? The evidence suggests that the collapse has arisen largely because teachers no longer have the freedom to practice their vocation as they […]

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Forgiveness: The Two-way Benediction

If we were at peace within ourselves, and in unison with our neighbours, there’d be little cause for racial conflict and world wars. We need to be enveloped in a network of supportive friends, not surrounded by enemies. Yet a recent survey of 2,000 people revealed that the average Briton has only three true friends. […]

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What's in a name?

The names we give to people and things are far more important than we generally realise. They are symbols, which once adopted, can alter the way we live and change the way we perceive the world around us. The Victorians chose names for their children like Prudence, Patience and Charity in the hope that they […]

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Speed Reading in Five Simple Steps

We live in what is often dubbed the Information Age. Managers today are expected to keep abreast of an ever-expanding stream of technological data. Few have time to read the plethora of reports, articles and books which pile up on their desks, particularly if they plan to be left with a measure of quality time […]

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