Exploring Life’s Great Questions: A Personal Journey of Reflection and Dialogue

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In the quiet corners of our minds, there exist profound questions that stir the depths of our existence. Questions that transcend the routines of daily life and invite us into a realm of introspection. As I, Neil Thrussell, find myself spending a considerable amount of time pondering and engaging in conversations with others on these […]

Take a Spontaneous Adventure Out of Your Comfort Zone

Stepping outside of your comfort zone can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. In these moments, we have the opportunity to learn the most about ourselves and the world around us. But only if you take the opportunity. One of the best ways to do this is by heading out on an […]

How to Use Writing to Live a Fuller More Meaningful Life

Writing has the power to transform our lives and help us live a fuller and more meaningful existence. By incorporating writing into our daily routine, we can gain a deeper understanding of ourselves, our emotions, and our goals. Here are some tips for using writing to enhance your life: Writing can also be used to […]

Valentines Day For Couples on A limited Budget

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Valentine’s Day can be an expensive holiday with the pressure to buy gifts, go out to a fancy restaurant or plan a big outing. However, it’s important to remember that the most important aspect of Valentine’s Day is spending quality time together, not how much money is spent. Here are some tips and techniques for […]

Valentines Day As a Single

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Valentine’s Day can be a difficult time for single individuals. Surrounded by romantic messages, flowers and gifts, it can feel like everyone else is in a relationship and enjoying the love of their life, leaving single people feeling lonely or left out. However, it is important to remember that being single does not mean being […]

Chasing Success

A hint of what is coming in my book… Success What is it, and who defines it? As little children, we know how to live in the moment and be completely authentic. But then something damaging happens to us, according to author Don Miguel Ruiz: We are given “knowledge” about how to live in the […]

Chasing Success

A hint of what is coming in my book… Forward I’ve floated the title of my book “Chasing Success – The Trouble With Being Normal” to many people over the last couple of years. Most, if not all, loved the title. Interestingly enough, almost immediately after the magic of my nifty book title has worn […]

Retirement – Day 1

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Well today is my first day of my pre-retirement. I am actually on holidays until February 17th. Which is the date I actually officially retire from the government. I have taken holidays and have stayed at home and worked around the house. But, it does seem a little weird to be at home, with no […]

My Faith Assures Me That Every Event in My Life has Meaning

Part of my talk Part of my talk My faith assures me that every event in my life has meaning and brings gifts?  What hell was I thinking when I created that title topic?  I suspect it made perfect sense when I came up with the idea.  But it made absolutely no sense on Tuesday […]