It's amazing how our state of mind impacts us so this blog is all about optimism and pessimism. Yes, we have a natural tendency but we can shift that. A fabulous book about purpose and hope - 'Man's search for meaning’ by Viktor Frankl.
We all have 'fears' about something. It's about how we manage that fear. As Dr. Steve Peters (in 'The Chimp Paradox') would say - manage 'the chimp' (or is it 'the goblin'? Or 'the gremlin'?) within us. We can't control it but we need to recognise it and from there learn to manage it.
Often it's the little things that can get us down. I'm not referring to major life impacts, but the little things that sometimes cause a big and negative impact on us, often without us noticing. Here are some shares and tips, to reverse or shift the impact of these small things.
Changing the way things are done can bring opportunities for great success. But reaction to change may be fearful and irrational. When it comes to work and business, it can be tempting to give in to those anxieties by doing what's always been done. But priming the pump to have a better year always involves some form of adjustment to free up the time, money and energy to tackle new opportunities.
December can very often be "full-on." Preparing, spending, meals out.... There is often much more crammed into the calendar, more expectations from others and a sense of rush, rush, rush because there is so much to do. Here are 10 tips for making this month the best December ever.
I was recently privileged to hear Brené Brown speak on themes from her new book 'Daring Greatly'. Brené is an author and research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Based on 12 years of pioneering research, Brené says that daring greatly is not about winning or losing, but about courage.
I'm off for a family holiday with friends to Croatia and Montenegro which I'm SO looking forward to, however a number of colleagues, friends and clients are choosing to stay at home -- a 'Staycation'. If that's you - here's a list of top 10 everyday retreats for you. Enjoy!
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