March 28, 2024

“If you contribute to other people’s happiness, you will find the true goal, the true meaning of life.”

Ian Tucker
by Ian Tucker
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Ten years ago, a dear friend called Stuart Morris changed my life with a single sentence.

After hiring a room at his Holistic centre for a one-day workshop, I approached him to pay the booking fee. Instead of taking payment Stuart refused and calmly asked me to “pay it forward.”

I must admit that I wasn’t sure what he meant, so enquired again. Stuart asked me to think of an amount of money that I would have happily paid him and to give it to a stranger as a random act of kindness.

Nervously I asked who, where and when? He simply said “don’t worry about that, you’ll know when the time is right.”

Two weeks later I found myself in a small charity shop with nothing much on offer, as I was about to leave Stuart’s words of “you’ll know when the time is right.” came to me.

I approached two lady’s at the counter and took an amount of money from my wallet - they both became emotional and explained that the modest amount was typically what the shop takes in a whole day, and that the charity was struggling to survive.

As I left the shop I felt different, lighter in some way. I realised that I had stepped out of my comfort zone, and that my small act of kindness had not only helped another, but me too! It had taught me a great lesson, that in a world that tells us we need more to be happy. It is in fact the opposite that holds the key to a good life.

CLICK HERE to watch a short video on the amazing benefits a simple act of kindness will bring. Be sure to let the message at the end sink in.

My Best Wishes, Ian Tucker.

March 28, 2024

“Not to spoil the end for you, but it all turns out ok.”

My name is Ian Tucker. I am a wellbeing author and teacher. My intent is simple, I wish to share with you things that I know will bring you a better life.

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