Journey Forth

6 September, 2008

Poker

Neil’s Original Thought of the Day – Poker  

You’ve got a red hot hand……….

Wear a heat proof glove when stoking the fire!

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16 July, 2008

Gardening

Neil’s Original Thought of the Day

 

It’s well known that sprinkling urine around the perimeter of your garden will deter cats.

I advise putting it in a squeezy bottle first – I didn’t and spent five hours in custody!!

Come back tomorrow for another thought from Neil.

9 July, 2008

Summer

Neil’s Original Thought of the Day
It’s a beautiful sunny, hot summers day – the air is filled with the scents of beautiful honeysuckle and freshly mown grass – a perfect day to hang out your lovely clean washing.

Why, then, does half the nation decide to light a BBQ and pollute the country with the smell of burnt burgers???

6 July, 2008

Clothing

Neil’s Original Thought of the Day – Clothing  
It’s getting dark – the bats are out – people are milling about in weird coloured clothing – Don’t worry, the twenty20 cricket season’s just started.

Come back tomorrow!!

9 June, 2008

I wish I could stop biting my nails!!!

Filed under: Advice,Biting,Family,Health,Life,Nails,Random,Thoughts — by Karen @ 8:27 pm

I have bitten my nails for as long as I care to remember. There is nothing that particularly triggers the nail biting. I do it without being fully aware of what I am doing.

 

Periodically, I have a concerted effort to stop and break the habit. And that time has come again.

 

My best success was about five or six years ago.

 

I used a process called the paradigm shift as advocated by Tony Robbins. The first stage is to think about what it will be like once I have stopped biting my nails – what will I feel like, what will I look like, what will I hear.

It is necessary to think about these things in great depth to such an extent that I can look at the existing nails and see the new nails. Constant and in depth thought bring about a situation where by when ever I look at my nails, a vision is created of the new nails preventing me biting.

 

Five or six years ago, I reached the stage where my nails were long enough to go to a nail bar and have them manicured and painted. I was so proud.

 

My down fall came when returning home from holiday abroad. On a prior occasion, we had returned home to find that the water tank had been over flowing, leaving the lounge flooded and a collapsed ceiling. This has resulted in every holiday having an intensely stressful homecoming. I bit all ten nails within about ten minutes!!!

 

So, it’s time to try again!

 

I will keep you posted.

 

 

 

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