Mark Desvaux

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A lesson for all of us, today and every day

A truly wonderful story. Take time to stop and listen to your life today. “A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was …

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Stocks are down. Your family happiness is up.

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What Is Center-Stage in Your Life?

Life is all about inching towards more gratitude and away from fear. Make an intention today to try to live the next 24 hours in gratitude. Fear will always be waiting in the wings for its moment to leap out and take center-stage in your life. It can engulf us like a wave and send …

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Fear & Gratitude

Fear and Gratitude cannot co-exist in the same moment. If you strive to practice gratitude with every step, fear and worry can no longer be part of your life.

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Are You Floating or Swimming in the Ocean?

Living in the routine of life, day-to-day, is like floating around on the ocean without ever dipping your toe in to see how the water feels.

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Inspire Other Through Your Actions

“When you live out your dreams, you give permission to others to believe.”

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Don’t give up, give out. Release your talents into the world.

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4000 Saturdays Hall of Fame: J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling - Hall of Fame - Most Inspiring Achievements

Welcome to the new 4000 Saturdays Hall of Fame, recognising the most inspiring achievements by heroes, both well known and unsung. J.K Rowling, the author of Harry Potter (as if you didn’t know!) makes the 4000 Saturdays Hall of Fame for not quitting despite the many adversities she faced before the world came to know …

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Don’t Wait For the World to Discover Your Talents

Don't wait for the world to discover your talents. The world is waiting for your to reveal them.

I posted this on my 4000 Saturdays Facebook group, and Andy Mildner asked an excellent question: “Mark. What is your top tip to help people be brave enough to get up on their stage and show off their talents?” Good question Andy. Talents lie dormant to the world due to three types of fear: i) …

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The Road to Success

This quote came to me when I was writing a Part 2 of my new online course “The 7 Secret Keys to Success in Music“*. I was focusing on the differences between Adele who has sold over 21 million copies of her latest album “21” (maybe the title isn’t to do with the age she was …

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You can change the world…

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If Your Life Inspires Just One Child, Your Life Has Been A Success

If your life inspires just one child, your life has been success

On average we are each given 4000 Saturdays to live out our best life. With our decisions and actions, each minute and hour we write our life story. When working with people, I am often asked: “What should I be doing with my life?” and “What is my life purpose?” As with most of life’s big …

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Glass Half Full?

Is yous glass half full or half empty?

I had a lot of people tell me they really love this quote, so I’ve got it made into a picture. The idea came to me when I was deep into the study of gratitude and how it can fundamentally change our thoughts and lives. I often remind myself that the problems we think we …

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Be The Person Your Dog Thinks You Are

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A Life Without Music

“A life without music would be like living in a world without colour” Mark Desvaux

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I Love This

I saw this appear as a Facebook profile pic of my good friend Dan. What a brilliant reminder… Pass it on!

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Living Each Moment

If you want to witness how we should live each moment, throw a toddler a balloon…

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Your Thoughts Create Your World

Today, you create your world with every thought you have. The colour of your world depends on how you react and then act on each thought. Are you going to paint in black and white or colour? Will it be a sketch or a masterpiece? Will it end up in the bin or hanging on …

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What’s behind the paper?

Today is a precious gift. Best to unwrap it and enjoy it as you can’t take it back tomorrow for a refund.

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