Mark Desvaux

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Life

The question is not what you can get out of life, but what life can get out of you.

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Finding Happiness

In our short lives, we don’t have time to waste trying to find an ever-elusive happiness outside of ourselves through material possessions and status. True happiness only lives within and rediscovering it every day is our lifetime’s work

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The Gap Between Imagination and Reality

A thought is only a thought until you believe it. Question any thought which doesn’t serve you before giving it permission to become your reality.

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The Fear Thief

Fear of the future only robs you of the present

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Dreams

Never stop asking yourself the question ‘What do I want to be when I grow up?’

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Let Your Light Follow You Around

In August I heard of the launch of an excellent idea called One Hundred Months (www.onehundredmonths.org). The web site says: “We have 100 months to save the planet. When the clock stops ticking we could be beyond the climate’s ‘tipping point’, the point of no return.” I really like the idea behind the site as …

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Work-Life Balance?

Do you love what you do? Too often we separate our work and our life, as highlighted by the ironic modern expression ‘Work-Life Balance’. Many people spend nearly half their awake adult life working. Our work is our life. Our life is our work. True living is when you change your perspective on your work …

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Mirror, mirror on the wall

When you look in the mirror, if you don’t like what you see, don’t go out and buy a new mirror, go to the opticians.

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A different perspective

We think of ourselves as solid, but put us under a microscope and we are a mass of vibrating energy made up of cells, just like everything else in this universe.

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Life is…

Life is beautiful. Life is awful. The decision is yours.

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Inspiring Videos

Today I watch a video by a guy called Matthew Harding. Some of you may have heard of him as his original video back in 2006 was one of the most popular videos on You Tube (and named as his “favourite You Tube posts of all time” by the site’s Founder). In a nutshell, Matthew …

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Don’t Run

It is only when you face your demons that you stop them chasing you.

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Become a Superhero

There is a lot in the news about the world crisis we face. It’s on many scales – food prices, oil, petrol/gas, the environment, instable financial and property markets, mass consumption, population… I talk with many people who are quite burdened with these “problems”. On the one hand we want to enjoy our lives, but …

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Top 10 Most Inspiring Films

Over the last week I have been thinking about Inspiration for a radio show I am doing today. When I thougth of the question, “What inspires me”, on of the things that popped into my head was “films”. There is nothing quite like sitting down to watch a film that stirs your soul and lifts …

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Squeeze Me

When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out. When you squeeze lemon, lemon juice comes out. When someone squeezes you, what comes out?

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Happiness Is The Way

We think we’ll only be happy when… our first tooth falls out, we go to school, we’re old enough to drive, we pass our exams, we get our first job, we find a partner, we get married, we buy a home, we get promoted, we get a bigger home, we have kids, we pay off …

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Tend Your Own Garden

You can only tend your own garden. If you spend time trying to tend others, they will eventually forget how to weed.

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Life Is Too Short

Life’s too short to hold grudges or iron your underwear.

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The Story of Stuff

Whenever I see something truely exceptional, I’m excited to share it with the world. The Story of Stuff is a wonderful take on mass consumption and what we can do about it. I’ll be posting up all seven parts, starting today with the Intro:    

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Daily Inspirational Quote #29

“Remember that wherever you go in life, you always take yourself with you.”

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