Further to the November challenge..

    Further to my blog last week, I wanted to share with you some ways you can Pay it Forward. Some of these are so easy and take no time at all but could make all the difference to someone’s life.     Top 50 Easy pay it forward opportunities, today. 1. Pay it…

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The November Challenge and 3 GREAT PRIZES

Time to read: 3.28 minutes   Pay it Forward – The Movie As a child, Haley Joel Osment starred in the movie ‘Pay It Forward’. This is an inspirational film based on one boys’ wish to change the world and make it a better place, after his teacher gives him that chance. He learns and…

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Which Companies Have Loyal Customers?

Time to read: 3 minutes 47 seconds We all recognise companies that give a good service. Apple, Marriott, GymShark and Virgin are just some of the respected brands that leave you with a good feeling. Customers are loyal and remember the excellent service. My 14 year old daughter asked the other day if we could fly…

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The ‘DailyStandards™’ Challenge

          Time to read: 35 seconds   To be happy and successful we need to find and live as who we really are; to find our real talents; to grasp our inner greatness, and turn it on. There are times in which our unconscious behaviour and traits don’t seem to serve…

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Being Healthy, Wealthy and Wise in 2015

Time to read: 1 min 6 sec                   Who is your biggest inspiration? I thought about this for a while, expecting a known ‘name’ to come into my head, but I had a clear message which came from my heart and soul that my biggest inspiration and…

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THE DAILYSTANDARDS™ BLOG

                Most people have no idea how they run their life; therefore, they simply let life run them. Just a few years ago I had an epiphany which revealed to me 3 facts which changed my whole life on a quantum level. 1. Goals alone do not work,…

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SHARE TO SHOW YOU CARE

   I ALMOST ACCIDENTALLY KILLED A CHILD The other day I was driving home from a dinner with a client, at about 7.30 in the evening. It was a bright evening, I’d had a great day, and I was feeling good and centred. My car was quiet, because I had turned off the music. As…

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Remember the LAW this Christmas

Time to read: 2 minutes 40 seconds                   WHAT DOES THE ‘SPIRIT’ OF CHRISTMAS MEAN TO YOU? I trust that you are enjoying this Christmas time?  I bet that you, like me, derive great pleasure from the build up, the gathering of friends, meeting up with all…

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Everybody loves Kung Fu Fighting?

                    Time to read: 3mins 10 seconds Kicking, punching, blocking, resisting. Karate was very compatible with my life in my mid 30’s, during my times of ‘clinical unhappiness’ and pre-10 second moments. It reflected on how I was as a person at the time. Karate is…

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The Morning Ritual

Time to read: 1min 40 seconds                 When I get up every morning, I do my morning RITUAL. After I’ve answered the call of nature and gone through my facial ablutions, I do some form of physical exercise, fitness or strength work. Sometimes I go downstairs to my…

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Cake – What Can We Learn From It?

                      Time to read blog: 2min 58sec Time to read bold: 25 sec Hello. Are you a cake lover? Would you eat a cup of caster sugar, self-raising flour, or a slab of butter or two? Would you gulp down some raw eggs? No, me…

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Bewdley Festival

As part of the Bewdley Festival, Bewdley Book week brings to you inspirational talks from a number of authors. Please see the planned programme here. The programme for the 2014 Bewdley Book Week contains another varied mix of authors and events to keep you entertained during the week. Tickets are going fast for many events…

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Are You On The Mountain Or Off The Mountain?

There is a mountain, a spiritual mountain, that exists. The mountain is near the source. Some people choose to live on the mountain, benefiting from its strength, breathing its air, and cleansing constantly the burdens of the world. Others choose to live away from the mountain. Some of those people don’t know that there is…

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I’m So Grateful For…

So many mornings I awake feeling stronger than I normally do, about what I’m Grateful for. I would like to share this. Maybe there is a message for you. I don’t know, but I’m trusting the ‘stuff’, so, if it’s ok, I’d like to share again a few words which I entitle ‘I’m so Grateful…

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ACTivate your Greatness

A METAPHOR FOR SUCCESS IN LIFE AND BUSINESS       The sunflower seed, left in a drawer or packet, contains every ounce of what it is, already within. The seed has the right DNA, information, atoms, energy, built in intelligence and awareness to become a magnificent flower; with the ability to reproduce more seeds…

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‘The Best You’ – May Edition out now

          This month ‘The Best You’ Magazine welcomes a new contributor, Derek Mills, The Standards Guy®. His first contribution is all about Standards, and why they are the missing link between you and your success. Have you ever set goals and wondered why you’ve never achieved them? If so, Derek’s article…

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2 Fantastic Events to Share With You!

We have 2 fantastic events coming up which we’d love you to join us for! The 8th May is Derek’s first ‘In Conversation’ event with his good friend Michael James. It is an interactive evening and they will be talking about – Closing the Gap: Being Your TrueSelf and Living your Best Life NOW! Derek…

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What am I So Grateful For?’

      What am I So grateful for?   My many Mistakes – For they lead me to my path. My past Broken Hearts – Because my heart became strong enough to open more. My Teachers – They are many and few work in schools. My Hardships – For they strengthened me and taught…

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Be Great :: Do Great Things

    One summer’s afternoon when I was 16, I wondered along Hill Street in Birmingham, England, with my friend Alston Augustus.  At the bottom of the hill we spied a host of people entering a hotel lobby. There were a fleet of large black limousines outside. At once we began to run. When we…

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15 Weeks To Go

15 WEEKS TO GO Awaken Your ‘Inner-Guru’ and Heal Your Life 14th & 15th June 2014 Isle of Man ‘THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN’ Join Derek for his 2 day weekend workshop and discover your own personal inner guru. You’ll learn that living by a practical Philosophy, makes an impact every single day of your life….

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