Here’s the thing about Thoughts

Here’s the thing about Thoughts

Here’s the thing about thoughts.  What you think you know, is actually complete fiction! Yeah, OK, so that might sound a bit drastic, but our thoughts are what we use to construct the world around us and to shape our experience of it. Take my weekend for example.  We were happily driving down the road on the way to meet my parents for lunch. Setting off from the final set of lights, all of a sudden there is a terribly

Stop Pressing your Own Buttons

Stop Pressing your Own Buttons

Yes, you! Stop pressing your own buttons! We all do it from time to time, triggering our own reactions to things and then concentrating on them and ending up making them worse. I have a client that I work with regularly who does this all the time and it really brings her down.  She is not doing it on purpose, it is that she has been doing it for so long now that she believes that it is part of

The Problem with People Pleasing

The Problem with People Pleasing

The problem with people pleasing is that you actually inevitably don’t fully please anyone, least of all yourself. I know, because I spent an awfully long time people pleasing myself.  It got me nowhere and the expectations of the people I was pleasing increased existentially over time making them harder and harder to please, leaving me depleted and run down. I am sure that as you are reading this, you are in agreement. My most recent experience, and the one

Press Play on Your Life

Press Play on Your Life

When you do not press play on your life, you are delaying the things that you want to do by finding reasons and excuses not to do them.  You might be thinking that the circumstances that you are in at the moment are unusual and once things return to normal or calm down you will be able to get on with the things that you want to do. The fact is that there is never going to be the time

How to get Motivated

How to get Motivated

At some time or other in our lives we really need to know how to get motivated and to stick with it once we have that initial push.  Of course we can’t be gunning for it all the time, but when the going gets tough, the tough get motivated …and get stuff done! Here are five tips to get you motivated and moving on the things that you need to get done!   You may find that when you have

The Simple Strength Challenge

The Simple Strength Challenge

I have recently devised the Simple Strength Challenge as many of my recent clients have found it difficult to identify their strengths, so I have made it a little bit more fun. The only rule of the simple strength challenge is that you have to add two new strengths every day.  You might be thinking ‘woah now, but I can’t even think of one right now‘ but this is why it is simple.  You start with two and then just

How to Improve your Memory

How to Improve your Memory

Have you spent years trying to remember things only to realise that they have disappeared into the ether when it comes to recalling them? It is a common thing, so don’t worry, and here I will show you some simple ways on how to improve your memory. A good memory is a skill and takes practice, so don’t be put off if the techniques don’t work instantly for you.  Keep at them and they will develop and grow – you don’t think

Simple Steps to Avoid Information Overload

Simple Steps to Avoid Information Overload

Do you ever find your mind racing when you are trying to get to sleep or when you wake up in the middle of the night with so many thoughts that you don’t know which to listen to?  It may very well be that you are feeling the effects of information overload.  Today I will share some simple steps to avoid information overload. What is information overload? Well in this modern world, we are bombarded by information from more directions

Make this the year you get excited about your life again!

Make this the year you get excited about your life again!

  We all dream that every year will be the best year ever, but ever so often something comes up that throws you off track and turns things on their head. How about you really make this year different and get excited about your life again.  Don’t carry on doing the same old thing hoping for a different result.  Take charge of your life, make progress and grow into the person you are meant to be! You want to get

The Best of Your Happy Life from Week 1 of the 30 Days Blogging Challenge

The Best of Your Happy Life from Week 1 of the 30 Days Blogging Challenge

I have been taking part in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge and today I would like to present to you The Best of Your Happy Life from week 1.   When Willpower just isn’t Enough You have set yourself New Year’s resolutions year after year only to find that when you get to December 31st you’re left wondering what happened and why you are still doing exactly the same thing. This is when willpower is not enough to get you