it’s Okay Not To Be Okay

What we always need to keep in mind about others is that not all stories are told and not all scars are visible. And for ourselves, we need to know it’s okay not to be okay.

Charisse Hogan

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Greater Concern For Others

If we are to create a more peaceful world, made up of peaceful individuals, we need a greater concern for others — altruism. That gives inner strength, self-confidence. When you don’t have much concern for others and you feel you’re the centre of the universe, you’ll be dogged by feelings of suspicion left and right. No matter how educated or wealthy you are, if you don’t have peace of mind, you won’t be happy.

Dalai Lama

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Be Your Own Best Friend

I’ve been hurt, lied to and brokenhearted. I have felt alone when I couldn’t afford to be. But at the end of the day, I had to learn to be my own best friend, because there’s going to be days when there will be no one there for me but myself.


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Health Care In A Civilised Society

No society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means.

Aneurin Bevan

Posted on the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service on 5 July,1948. The NHS began When Aneurin Bevan the UK’s then health secretary, launched the new national service at Park Hospital in Manchester (today known as Trafford General Hospital).

Please Join me in thanking the wonderful people who work within the UK’s National Health Service, by adding your personal thanks, by commenting here, sharing this post, and using the hashtag: #ThankYouNHS70. Read More