Self

What is Self-Care in a Busy World?

Self-care in a busy world is all about enabling and supporting our self to attain the successes in life we would like to achieve. It isn’t a case of one size fits all. Boosting our resilience, flexibility and adaptability is definitely a big component of it. It begins with defining for ourselves, ‘What does success Continue reading »

Make Your Self-Talk Work

Talking something through with yourself helps organise your thoughts, and helps you work things out.  How?  Holding a conversation naturally holds your attention, conversing with yourself enables you to naturally focus your attention on the issue long enough to sort it out. Otherwise like snapchat, our inner chat is easily lost or distracted, with the slightest disturbance Continue reading »

The Quintessential You

Are you defined by what you do or who you are?  Before anyone labels you, how do you label yourself?  How you perceive and relate to yourself, will pretty much direct how others will see and relate to you. For example, are you a soccer mum or a caring mum?  Intellectually we know for someone Continue reading »

Believe in Yourself

Often, very early in life we start the journey of self-belief (or self-doubt). Self-confidence is about “I can”: my skills, ability and capacity. Self-esteem or self-worth is how we value ourselves, often based on what we do, on how others perceive us, on our beliefs about ourselves. Criticism, displeasure and comparisons arise when we don’t Continue reading »

Beat Fatigue and Feel Great

What is fatigue? How can we feel more energised and inspired? Is there a magic pill? Fatigue can be the result of many factors. It is a sign that we are out of alignment or balance in some way. A feeling of dis-empowerment. Feeling great comes from understanding what is causing our fatigue, fresh perspectives Continue reading »

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 »

Dare To: Live, Act, and 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 »

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 »