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Roger Harty: How To Recognise Truth

Roger Harty: How To Recognise Truth

February 17, 2019 at 11:23 am 0 comments

THERE is an old saying which can apply to any aspect of life and it goes like this; There is your opinion, my opinion and then there is the truth. This brings me nicely to my title – how to recognise truth. To me, truth is easily recognisable once it passes […]

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Roger Harty: Love Is The Drug

Roger Harty: Love Is The Drug

February 10, 2019 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

‘LOVE Is The Drug’ is the title of a song by the artist Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music fame. Something tells me that the type of Love that Bryan was referring to isn’t the same type that I am referring to in this article. In order to articulate the difference […]

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Roger Harty: Impossible?

Roger Harty: Impossible?

January 27, 2019 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

I LOVE the old sayings, especially those that have withstood the test of time. One of my favourite such sayings is ‘be careful what you tell yourself’ and I would like to examine this more closely. So to further elaborate, I am also going to explore the following sentence. They […]

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Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

Roger Harty: The Meaning Of Life

January 20, 2019 at 10:45 am 1 comment

ONE of the great advantages of writing my own article is that I have the opportunity to ask myself my own questions and in turn give my own answers. With this in mind I am going to ask myself perhaps the deepest question that there is to ask. ‘Roger, what […]

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Roger Harty: Control = Peace

Roger Harty: Control = Peace

January 13, 2019 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

I SUPPOSE the best place to start here is with an example. One of the best areas to take an example from is a situation where our life is at risk as it makes its point pretty quickly and also at a deeper level. Why? I hear you ask. Because […]

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Roger Harty: Ten Mighty Words

Roger Harty: Ten Mighty Words

January 6, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

I WAS in the restroom (fancy name for toilet!) of a local hotel recently when someone asked me if I was enjoying my evening. I replied that I was having a ‘mighty’ night and he immediately retorted that I must be from Galway seen that I used the word ‘mighty’ […]

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Roger Harty: New Years Resolutions

Roger Harty: New Years Resolutions

December 31, 2018 at 12:15 pm 1 comment

AS a wise Kerryman once said ‘A good place to begin is at the start’ so I would like to start with a good question. The question is ‘What are we trying to achieve’? The title says New Years Resolutions which by its very nature would suggest that whatever we […]

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Roger Harty: Why Turkeys Don’t Vote For Christmas

Roger Harty: Why Turkeys Don’t Vote For Christmas

December 23, 2018 at 12:50 pm 1 comment

I HAVE listened to many talks and speeches in my lifetime and I have a particular interest in how they are delivered. A key aspect of any speech is to inject a little bit of humour as it will engage the interest of your audience and may also help to […]

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Roger Harty: Living In the Now

Roger Harty: Living In the Now

December 16, 2018 at 9:57 am 2 comments

AS I embark to write about this title, I cannot but ask myself how ridiculous the title is and how on earth am I going to get a full article out of it without boring people to death. The mind boggles and truly my mind is ‘boggling right now’, but […]

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Roger Harty: Why Sugar Is Addictive

Roger Harty: Why Sugar Is Addictive

December 9, 2018 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

GETTING straight to the kernel of the matter, sugar is addictive because it is connected with our very survival. In other words, if we don’t get what the body believes to be an adequate supply of sugar it thinks it is going to die. A very important point to make […]

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Roger Harty: Good Old Fashioned Abstinence/Resilience

Roger Harty: Good Old Fashioned Abstinence/Resilience

December 2, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

I LOVE chocolate – that is a fact, but the problem I have is the following; does chocolate love me? I have no doubt that the answer to this question is No, with a big Capital N, but that still doesn’t stop me eating it. In the world that we […]

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Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

Roger Harty: My Visit To Dzogchen Beara

November 18, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 14 years ago when I was troubled with issues of ‘the mind’, I set out on a quest to solve these issues. I came to the conclusion that if my mind could make me sick, then my mind could also make me better. As a result of this quest […]

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Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

Roger Harty: A Cake Without Flour Is Not A Cake

November 4, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

AS a general rule, the main ingredient of a cake is flour and without it you have no cake. Like any good rule there is always an exception and the one that comes to mind is Victoria Beckham who recently celebrated her birthday with a ‘Melon Cake’! A ‘Melon Cake’ […]

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Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

Roger Harty: A Problem Without Thought Is A Situation

October 28, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments are Disabled

I FIRST came across this idea about 12 years ago in a book called ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle (over 33 million copies sold!). In the book Eckhart says that we have no problems in life. To this day I can still remember the page I read it […]

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Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

Roger Harty: That Is Better Than How

October 21, 2018 at 9:37 am 2 comments

A FEW weeks ago I was out for a meal with a few friends. All was going great until I noticed a large red wine stain on my shirt. Now it was early in the evening and I had no intention of going home to change until suddenly I remembered […]

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Roger Harty: Back To Basics

Roger Harty: Back To Basics

October 14, 2018 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

PEOPLE who know me will know that I often talk about the basic pillars that are required for good health, be it mental health or otherwise. On that subject I believe that our mental health and general health go hand in hand i.e. you can’t have one without the other. […]

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Roger Harty: Reshaping Fear

Roger Harty: Reshaping Fear

October 7, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT acronym for the word FEAR is; False Expectations Appearing Real The reason for this is that in truth most of our fears aren’t real. They’re in our imagination and when we face them (i.e. put them to the test) we find that they really and truly weren’t real […]

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Roger Harty: FOMO

Roger Harty: FOMO

September 23, 2018 at 11:51 am 2 comments

THEY say that ‘Information is Power’ so that would mean that if we have lack of information we lose our Power. In fact ‘lack of information’ could be connected with our very survival – that is how important some information is to us as Human Beings. This goes back to […]

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Roger Harty: A Farmer Back In Ballyferriter…

Roger Harty: A Farmer Back In Ballyferriter…

September 9, 2018 at 12:20 pm 3 comments

THE essence of the article I am writing here is to demonstrate how life has changed immensely in this world (especially in the world of communication) over a relatively short period of time. Let’s give the farmer a name – say Padraig and his wife Peig. They have three young […]

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Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

Roger Harty: Smart Phone Vs Human Body

September 2, 2018 at 12:03 pm 2 comments

I CAME across a saying recently which I thought was very apt – it goes as follows. ‘Long ago there were smart people and dull phones, now we have smart phones and dull people.’ There is a certain truth in that saying that I believe is a little bit close […]

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Roger Harty: Not Having Information Is Power

Roger Harty: Not Having Information Is Power

August 26, 2018 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

THERE is one thing that we are absolutely guaranteed in this world and that is change. The world is constantly changing. Now people who read my articles will know that I have a great love for the wisdom of old sayings but I am now going to challenge the wisdom […]

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Roger Harty: Delivering Results

Roger Harty: Delivering Results

August 12, 2018 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

IF we are looking for improved results in any aspect of our lives there is one common denominator – it has to involve one thing — Change. The reason for this is as follows. A quote from Albert Einstein; “If you always do as you always did you will always get what […]

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Roger Harty: Pull The Other One!

Roger Harty: Pull The Other One!

August 5, 2018 at 12:15 pm 1 comment

THE above phrase is often used in terms of humour – it refers to someone telling you a tall story that they are asking you to believe and you reply that instead of ‘pulling my leg’, why not ‘pull the other one’. It also gives recognition to the fact that […]

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Roger Harty: Ego (Part 2)

Roger Harty: Ego (Part 2)

July 29, 2018 at 12:40 pm 1 comment

THREE simple letters, yet they have so much influence on our lives and certainly on our happiness. There is an old, but wise saying that goes as follows – ‘Be careful what you tell yourself’. A good question here is to ask why do we have to be so careful? The […]

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Roger Harty: Tomato / Tomatoe

Roger Harty: Tomato / Tomatoe

July 22, 2018 at 11:55 am 1 comment

I USE the title above to describe a situation where two words basically mean the same thing. I suppose I want to also highlight how we can involve ourselves in getting too caught up in the pedantics of something as trivial as pronounciation. What a waste of energy.  My mother […]

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Roger Harty: Ego

Roger Harty: Ego

July 15, 2018 at 1:16 pm 1 comment

I PURPOSEFULLY left this little word stand alone in its own right without adding or subtracting  to the title. I suppose the underlying reason for this is to show how three simple letters can describe something (is it even a thing?) that can play such a powerful part in our lives. […]

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Roger Harty: The Importance Of The Word ‘Abstract’

Roger Harty: The Importance Of The Word ‘Abstract’

July 8, 2018 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

OK, this article is a little tricky, but that’s ok with me because the word ‘Abstract’ is a little tricky. Useful quote: If you change the way you look at the world; the world you look at changes – Wayne Dyer. Right let’s get down to business. If I asked most […]

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Roger Harty: We Are In Control

Roger Harty: We Are In Control

June 24, 2018 at 12:34 pm 2 comments

WE cannot control what happens in our world but we can always control how we react to what happens in our world. Let me repeat that please – we always have the ability to control how we react. The problem is… • We have this ability but we do not […]

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Roger Harty: Smile And The World Smiles With You

Roger Harty: Smile And The World Smiles With You

June 10, 2018 at 2:55 pm 2 comments

I SIMPLY love the old sayings. It’s not just a simple love it’s often that they encapsulate within them an enormous amount of wisdom that can bring – if applied – great benefit to our lives. Very often all we need to do is to take the time to give […]

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Roger Harty: Shakespeare Got It Right!

Roger Harty: Shakespeare Got It Right!

June 3, 2018 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

AT the risk of being accused of repeating myself ad nauseam, I’m going to say it one more time. To find solutions to the deeper aspects of life it is far better to ask the right questions rather than looking for the right answers. To this end Shakespeare was spot […]

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