Be a Chameleon: Inspired, not influenced

All our lives we are influenced by everything around us: words, temperature… looks, foods, moods, and shoulds (expectations). We are influenced by our bodies; when tired, when fat, thin, beautiful, ugly. It is an exhausting way to live, from being swept of your feet in one minute to coming crashing down in the next. It 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 »

Do You Have a Favourite Door?

When one door closes another opens, right?  We know these opening doors offer opportunities, newness or changes at crossroads in our lives.  How good are we though at spotting the doors in front of us and determining which one we really want to go through?  Is there an ideal mindset for different doors? Doors you Continue reading »

Reframe Problems

How can a problem not be a problem? And be a problem for one person and not another? And a problem one day and not the next? If the situation alone was the problem, wouldn’t it always be a problem and for everyone? As this doesn’t seem to be the case, what specifically turns something Continue reading »

The Mood Gym

Create a happier and more stable mood Here are some of our thoughts behind a good mood gym workout. Where we can we keep our moods happy, real and motivated? After all, we all want to be happier, not just sometimes, but always, right?  This means we’re free from reacting to things around us because Continue reading »

Think, Now Think Again

It’s time to put our thinking under the magnifying glass.  Why? Everything is affected by our thinking. If our thinking is in confusion or negative how can we have peace of mind?  So, how aware are you of your thoughts, your tone of thinking and what influences your thinking tone? Here are some questions to Continue reading »

A Calm Mind, A Serene Mind

What is the opposite to a calm and serene mind? A dissatisfied mind. A needy mind. One with a negative inner world. In contrast, the serene mind is a contented mind. A mind full of appreciation and gratitude. A mind that knows that it is fulfilling its potential. A mind that is filled with wisdom Continue reading »

Boost your Positivity

Boost your positivity It may be easier than you think! We’ve all heard (or been told) how being more positive doesn’t just make us feel better, but it also improves our relationships, we become more resilient, creative, successful as well as have better health and live longer. Here are 5 simple steps that will make Continue reading »

Seeing, Thinking, Doing

We think so much about what we should be doing, how to do it, when to do it, what could go wrong.  By over-thinking we make mistakes, which cause us to think even more.  In short, we’re wasting time thinking instead of doing. What occupies your thinking? The good things in your life? Who am Continue reading »

The Immune Mechanism the Soul

We all know that when we catch a cold our immune system kicks into action. In fact, it is working behind the scenes all the time to keep us well. It is constantly on the look-out for any foreign bacteria or virus, and ready to act. How about on a soul level? Does the soul Continue reading »

Focus Your Attention

When focused: work is easier, takes less time, we make fewer mistakes and are much more productive and efficient. The ability to focus enhances our ability to achieve what we want to achieve. Plan your Day Instead of chaotically trying to do 7 tasks at once first write them down and then prioritize them. Next Continue reading »

Feeling Stuck?

Stuck in a rut? Don’t know what you want? Don’t know what to do? Don’t know how to get started? Afraid of doing the wrong thing? Just can’t move past the obstacle before you? Feeling trapped – no time, no money…? Getting Unstuck When we feel stuck we tend to feel frustrated with our self. So, Continue reading »