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Otto Bell – the eagle huntress

When we are supported particularly from those that are close to us we can naturally develop a belief system which supports what we want to achieve. At times it is not always as simple as that. We can have doubts regardless of our support. Aisholpan shows us to remain determined, to be courageous, to practice, to develop relationships and move forward…

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George Miller – lorenzo’s oil

Lorenzo’s Oil is based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone who search for the cure to their son’s disease adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD). The movie received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Original Screenplay in the 65th Academy Awards…

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Marcus Aurelius – quality thoughts

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

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St. Jerome – good, better, best

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.”

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Dr Stephen Marmer – forgiveness

In this short talk Dr Stephen Marmer helps us to understand the different forms of forgiveness and how we can overcome negative emotions that are holding us back…

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Napoleon Hill – conceive, believe, achieve

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

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Laozi – one step

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”

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Curtis Hanson & Michael Apted – chasing mavericks

Chasing Mavericks is a biographical drama of the life of Jay Moriarity an American Surfer who at the age of 16 was made internationally famous appearing on the cover of Surfer magazine…

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Ian Maclaren – be kind

“Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

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Herman’s Hermits – years may come, years may go

Our choice is to create new memories in the present or keep old memories prolonged. How many old memories are your repeating and how many are you creating?

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Edward Everett Hale – only one

“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”

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Andy Puddicombe – all it takes is 10 mindful minutes

In this TED talk Andy Puddicombe takes us through the thought process and importance of mindfulness. Puddicombe is a mindfulness and meditation expert who has trained as a Buddhist monk. In the talk he uses very simple ways to explain how we get caught up in our thoughts and the effects of this…

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