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Everything YOU need know to realise your dreams is explained in the three keys below. All YOU need to do––use them consistently.

Often we complain about not getting what we want or other people having ‘all the luck’. Focusing on that is a waste of your precious time and energy. There will always be someone better off than you — just as there will always be someone worse off too. That’s life my friend!

Don’t waste your time comparing yourself with others; focus on YOU. That’s when the magic happens.

Are you rubbing the genie every day — using everything…


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Man in narrow walk way holding a sign that covers his upper body and reads ‘better days.’
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Well, that was crazy, eh?!

I’m pretty sure 2020 wasn’t the year any of us expected when we awoke on this day 12 months ago. No one could have predicted what would happen, and sadly continues to occur around the globe.

None of us could have imagined all of the pain and sorrow we would endure at the hands of a global pandemic, corrupt government, police brutality and an ever-warming planet.

At this point I’m all out of conspiracy theories — most of them came true in 2020!

But, hey — it would be all too easy to say, “Well, thank god for that, 2020…


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A flat screen TV that shows the icons for most streaming channels including Netflis and Amazon Prime
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They might change your mind, and we’re running out of time.

I probably should have watched these documentaries before, but like you, I didn’t. Not before I could vote because I can’t, but sooner, sooner than this week at least.

Why didn’t I watch them earlier?

Hell, I don’t know to be honest, maybe because the world is depressing enough as it is these days? Or because it’s easier to bury your head in the sand, ignoring the facts, rather than facing up to them? Or maybe because I was scared, scared of what I might learn.

Let’s face it; it’s much easier to live in la-la-land and watch re-runs of…


We need to stick together if we are going to survive!

The surface of Mars glowing bright orange against the blackness of space
The surface of Mars glowing bright orange against the blackness of space
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It’s torrid here. Oppressive. Life on Mars is changing!

It grows hotter and stranger by the minute.

There are happenings. Each day is a revelation more shocking than those that came before. It’s as if Mars itself is sweating with anticipation. Crying salty tears of perspiration that cover the ground each morning when I wake. A daily reminder of what lies ahead.

‘The Fear’ is among us and it is growing. Tension pulsates with the collective breath, needing nothing more than a spark to ignite the ferocious firestorm they force upon us.

It is a virus, ‘The Fear.’ I can…


The tide will turn!

I admit it. I’m struggling. Struggling to make sense of it all. Struggling to find a way through. Struggling with this ‘new world’ existence, this strange dystopian dream that has become our life.

In the past I enjoyed watching and reading Sci-fi novels and movies, but these days the ‘real world’ seems stranger than fiction. …


Why is it that however difficult it is to achieve something we desire so greatly — it is often taken for granted?

We live in a world where people, objects, even the planet we live on it seems are disposable; to be used up and tossed in the trash.

We have created a throw away culture. A culture that places little value on the things that matter — kindness, fairness, generosity, equality, honesty, humility and gratitude and instead places it’s values on wealth, power and status.

A culture that takes life for granted.

Things that we have dreamed of, wished…


If you’re ready to change your life for the better you need to read this.

I know. I know. You’re very busy.

Where are you going to find 20 minutes? How could you? Where would you?

Between the your job, your partner, kids (furry or otherwise), the house and a million other things you need to take care of, there’s just no time right?

Don’t kid yourself.

I guarantee you waste way more than 20 minutes a day on things that won’t change your life for the better.

If you really want to change you can find 20 minutes.

Tell…


Let me begin with this — I am no expert. So, if you are looking for expert advice you should quit reading this article right this second.

I am, in fact, only at the beginning of my journey as a writer, just like you. The only difference between us is that I have somehow managed to complete the first 50K+ draft of my ‘first ever novel’ and I assume you are struggling with that, because you chose to read this article.

How much of a beginner am I? Well, last week I received my first ever payment for writing. It…


Choose wisely my friend

Why is it that going to the supermarket these days feels a lot like being in a War Zone?

It’s stressful. There’s no two ways about it.

No longer is it a ‘jolly jaunt’ or ‘family outing’ to fill up the larder, with you nonchalantly leaving the house, no more than a passing thought of ‘do I have my keys, kids, wallet, phone?’ Nope. Oh no. Not anymore

Now you’re flying solo and there’s a whole lot more to remember.

Keys. Check. Phone. Check. Wallet. Check. Facemask. Check. Gloves. Check. Hand Sanitiser. Check. Disinfectant Wipes. Check. …


Sitting at home all day, everyday, it is all too easy to lose any semblance of normality in our lives. As our ‘house arrest’ turns from days into weeks — and scarily — weeks into months, it is becoming more and more likely that we find ourselves in varying states of fear, complacency, lethargy and downright laziness.

With no a.m. or p.m., week days or weekends, only day after day of isolation — it is easy to lose our sense of self, sense of structure and sense of sanity!

Which is why it is more important than ever to —…

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Claire Pinckney is a freelance writer, fashion designer and content creator. For more articles like this subscribe to our newsletter at 5reasons2.com

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