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[…]

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[…]

3 Simple, Daily Habits Proven To Reduce Worry

Today we are going to look at 3 simple, daily practises that are proven to reduce the time you spend worrying which frees up time for you to focus on the changes you want to make in your life.   “All the time your are worrying, you are wilting”   1. Write it down Research Read more about 3 Simple, Daily Habits Proven To Reduce Worry[…]

Don’t Go It Alone – The Value of a Support System

The old adage, “no man is an island,” certainly rings true when it comes to setting goals. Even the most strong and independent people can benefit from a bit of help along the path to success. Having a person or a tribe to lean on can make the tough journey seem so much easier to Read more about Don’t Go It Alone – The Value of a Support System[…]

5 Tips To Stop Procrastination

Hi my name is Sam and I am a Chronic Procrastinator …. Yes, I am. Most people believe me to be quite focused and driven and yes, I am those things. I get loads of stuff done, lists for everything, I’ve always got some project on the go or course I’m studying. But, what many Read more about 5 Tips To Stop Procrastination[…]

Understanding What Gives Your Life Meaning

“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” — Mitch Albom First things first. Take a few minutes to really contemplate this question… “Does your life have meaning?” Some Read more about Understanding What Gives Your Life Meaning[…]

Relaxation and Meditation Exercises

 After a busy day of meeting deadlines, attending appointments, preparing documents, looking after family, shopping and so on, you will most certainly be looking forward to going home and relaxing. There are many ways to relax, as many ways as there are people and one method that is quite effective is meditation. How do you do it? Perhaps Read more about Relaxation and Meditation Exercises[…]

Can 8 Minutes a Day Practising Meditation, Quieten Your Mind and Change Your Life?

What exactly is meditation?  According to the Online Oxford Dictionary, the word meditate comes from the mid 16th century: Latin word “meditat” or ‘contemplated’. It is also defined here as meaning to “focus one’s mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as Read more about Can 8 Minutes a Day Practising Meditation, Quieten Your Mind and Change Your Life?[…]

3 Simple Ways To Deal With Fear

Fear is your enemy – no other way to describe it. I’m not talking about that natural life preserving action of the “fight or flight” reflex, that boost of adrenalin that happens if a wild animal is coming at you? I’m talking about the fears people live with day in and day out. Someone once Read more about 3 Simple Ways To Deal With Fear[…]

Stress And Work Life Balance

  This post should be helpful to all managers and professionals, but is aimed at anyone whose work-life balance has been changed by the additional workload, and potential stress, of studying management development courses or professional qualifications, by distance learning or in the classroom, in order to develop their careers. Technically stress is the adverse reaction an Read more about Stress And Work Life Balance[…]