Fed up of the same old story?

Rewrite Your Story in 3 Steps

Humans love stories.

And we love the ones we tell ourselves more than any other. Anything you’ve wanted to change in your life is sure to have a story surrounding it. Otherwise, you would have already changed it. That probably won’t be the easiest thing to do but if you want to start your year off right, it will be worth it in the end.

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Are You Being Too Tough on Yourself?

One of the most recent behaviours that has really taken time to conquer is the instant belief I had in a very negative voice in my head. I gave what it said far too much credibility, time and energy. It is just a voice in my head not a real person.

It may as well be a real person. Thankfully it sank in that my mind isn’t always my friend, nor does it really know what’s best for me.

As you can imagine, this Sam achieves very little.

 

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Stop Letting Fear Of The Unknown Keep You Stagnant

Embracing Change

Something that humans enjoy is having control – we would do just about anything to prevent that terrible feeling of uncertainty… but in life, it’s unavoidable. At times, uncertainty isn’t just unsettling, it’s crippling. However, it’s vital for growth and when you find yourself faced with a change or period in your life that is challenging you can ask yourself what lesson is in it.

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Doing Anything is Easy (It’s Being Good at it That’s Hard)

Many of us have big dreams that we try not to think about. Some people want to be astronauts, some people want to be rock stars… but few people will admit that when asked at a party what they’re interested in. Problem is, we feel a bit silly admitting to our ambitious dreams and hopes Read more about Doing Anything is Easy (It’s Being Good at it That’s Hard)[…]

Increasing Your Emotional Awareness

For those on the outside looking in, I appear to be together, in control and able to get through any challenge. I achieve most of what I set out to do (mainly because I am stubborn and do not like the feeling of defeat.) “I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. Read more about Increasing Your Emotional Awareness[…]

What’s Wrong with Imperfection, Anyway?

Imagine if we were all perfect. We would do the right things all the time. We would all be rich or at least have what we need. We would all look the same. We would all know how to play the piano or be great at football. We would all excel at the same subjects Read more about What’s Wrong with Imperfection, Anyway?[…]

What is Emotion Dysregulation?

Gaining control of your emotions means knowing what it looks like to not be able to control your emotions. Many of us have experienced this in our own lives already. Sometimes these behaviours show up as crying at the worst time or feeling angry or reactive for no apparent reason. Or maybe it manifests itself Read more about What is Emotion Dysregulation?[…]

What Is Risk?

We all know what risk is, right? Of course, we do. We’re familiar with risk because, in one form or another, we all face some type of risk every day. So, asking what risk is, seems to be kind of pointless. Yet, the concept of risk, while simple on the surface, is deeper than it Read more about What Is Risk?[…]

The Benefits of Not Caring So Much

  It’s healthy to listen to some people’s opinions. There are people in our lives who we can trust to tell us like it is if we tell them our plans, hopes, and dreams. But we often listen to what other random people think as much or more than those trusted advisors. If you’ve ever Read more about The Benefits of Not Caring So Much[…]

Conquering Fear by Controlling the Lizard Brain

Irrational fear can be crippling and will affect nearly everyone at one time or another. This fear can prevent the affected person from fully enjoying a particular experience. and even stop them from attending events or trying new things at all. This type of chronic fear is unreasonable. It robs a person of the very Read more about Conquering Fear by Controlling the Lizard Brain[…]