Are our face to face social skills being crippled by social media?

    Having written my first book in a series, I decided that I wanted to immerse myself once again into this topic of socialising. I meet people on a regular basis who are very different when socialising online and face to face. So what is it that creates this gap in the ability to socialise within the two contexts? I think it’s a combination of many factors, and I have collated research data to back up my opinions and...

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The Nostalgia Discovery

So often we hear that you shouldn’t live in the past, I absolutely agree with that statement…IF you re-live, through your memory all the negative things that happened…the things that make you say “I Wish” That’s a very negative way to go through life as your brain cannot differentiate reality from imagination. These memories can be triggered by anything that you have connected to that memory (sound, smell, environment) when you relive these things in your mind, you re-live it...

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Did you know… you have between 50,000 and 70,000 thoughts per day? An NLP fact… fascinating isn’t it?

Did you know…you have between 50,000 and 70,000 thoughts per day…fascinating isn’t it?   [caption id="attachment_2127" align="aligncenter" width="196"] NLP. The power of thought[/caption]   It’s also a phenomenal number of thoughts to be having; however, our minds are so clever that they ‘filter’ these thoughts so that only the important ones are actually retained by us. This is known as DDG in NLP: Deleting, distorting and generalising. Why does our amazing mind do that? Well simply because we really couldn’t...

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Get Your NLP RAS on!

Get your RAS on! I guess I now need to explain what I mean by that statement. It's a term used in NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming) As mentioned in a couple of my motivational emails; our minds are bombarded with a huge amount of information daily. It’s your RAS (Reticular Activating System) which sorts through all this information for you so you aren’t overwhelmed, it’s the filter I mentioned. Your RAS sifts through and filters sensory information and stores it in...

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