Invest In You

Invest in Me? A bit abstract? A bit too wishy-washy? At a loss… and we tend to instead opt for investing in achievements or others. The result? Feeling stressed out about attaining our goals or keeping others happy. Then, having got there, there’s still a feeling that something is missing. Achievements and pleasing others are Continue reading »

Time Out – Is It A Waste of Time?

What does time out mean to you? Do you feel that it is a waste of time? Do you feel guilty for taking time out? In a way, it depends what we do with our time out… Do you use it to breathe, reflect or know yourself better? By discovering who we are, and our Continue reading »

Dare to Live: Dare to Act: Dare to Be Happy

Dare to be happy and share happiness. To dare to live is to dare to act. It is to dare to become a conscious actor. It is to dare to know, experience and share ones positivity with the world. It is underpinned by the understanding of how our actions truly influence our happiness. We can Continue reading »

Dare to Live

“Life moves swiftly past. Seconds become minutes, minutes become hours, hours become days, days become weeks, weeks become months…” Life goes on. Time doesn’t stand still, no matter how much we want it to. The big question here is: Are I living the life I want? Or is life just passing me by? Let’s look Continue reading »

Willpower Re-Energised

Willpower… What is it? Why does it become weaker over time and even fade away? How can we keep it energised? Is it possible to build on it? What is willpower? According to the dictionaries it’s the power to attain our wish, aim, goal or objective. It’s the power to materialise our ‘will’ or positive Continue reading »

Manchester by the Sea

Navigating through Loss and Grief As I walked into the screening room with a bunch of seasoned reviewers and critics, to watch Manchester by the Sea – I have to confess, I had seen the poster in the tube station and heard that Casey Affleck had just won a Golden Globe for it but I Continue reading »

Mind Detox

Christmas feasts and New Year celebrations are over.  The New Year has begun and we’re looking forward to a ‘new and improved me’ in 2017.  Detox, diets, hobbies, self-development are all the rage for January.  Are you ready? Introducing a mind detox isn’t always easy. Looking back at past experiences, we start the New Year Continue reading »

The Successful Optimist

If I showed you a glass with water up to the half-way mark, would you say it was half full, half empty, or just a glass with some water in it? Maybe your answer would vary, depending on how your day was going. Most of us are, realistically, more fluctuating optimists leaning towards being successful Continue reading »

Self-Empowerment Explored: Part 2

What do we need to watch out for on the journey to self-empowerment? We dis-empower ourselves when we under-value ourselves. We think we can’t change, blame, criticise, focus almost exclusively on others’ and our own faults and aren’t in touch with our own inner treasures.    What about time? When we say we are too Continue reading »

Self-Empowerment Explored: Part 1

Why self-empowerment? When we are disempowered we become ‘victims’ of circumstances, situations and people. They pull our strings. In contrast, self-empowerment enables us to pull our own strings. It gives us the ability to choose how we want to respond to people and events. What does it look like? When we are self-empowered we are Continue reading »

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