What Toddlers Can Teach You About Self-esteem

  Have you ever observed how toddlers roll?  You should; seriously, there’s a great deal to learn from them. Teens and adults can get bogged down with ‘silent life suckers’ you know, the things that tell you, how you should be, think, feel .  What is and isn’t ‘in’ or acceptable, unattainable images constantly in your face.  All these ‘silent life suckers ‘ can and do start to create doubt, low self-esteem, lack of confidence and in some cases anxiety....

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Self-employed? Work from Home? Family Suffering?

I have most recently been self-employed since 2012…with a few very steep changes to life and health during that time. It’s a privilege to be able to work from the comfort of your own home but it can also be a drawback, either to your business or to your family life. I know many people who struggle to strike that healthy balance between business and home life. Some have no boundaries in terms of the number of hours they work…...

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Have you ever been called a ‘loose cannon’

I hope that question doesn’t offend as it isn’t meant in that vein at all. I do wonder about that term ‘Loose Cannon’ where did it come from and why have I been called one a good few times in my life? Although I didn’t know the origins of the term or its true meaning, I got the gist alright! I checked out the urban dictionary, (good old Google always delivers) and this is what I got: “In the days...

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Troubling Visits From The Past

  We are after all, only human, there are things that we experienced, have happen, let happen, had done to us, whatever it may be. Although you may have ‘dealt’ with it, generally speaking, some of these experiences have a way of rearing their ugly head from time to time.   At the point of the troubled visit…what do you do?   I guess the answer to this question depends on what that troubled visitor is all about and who you...

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You know exactly what you want; you know what you need to do to get it…so why haven’t you got it yet?

I have so often wondered about how this happens, I also appreciate that we are complex beings with different perspectives, values and beliefs. I have met so many people with so much talent who say they want ‘X’ and when the discussion begins, it seems they do have all the answers to how to get ‘X’  and there’s nothing getting in the way of them going ahead and getting I’X’ immediately…which is great right? Well yes if it happens but...

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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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