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Life lesson, Psychology

Life is an adventure

The starring role in the book of your life is you……possibly with the same highs and lows as the hero or heroine who struggles against adversity, sometimes winning sometimes not. So what characters are you playing in your life story and do they still fit with who you are now?

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Feeling stuck?

Feeling stuck in a situation whether it be a work, personal or emotional one can be frustrating. Knowing when to stay and when to go, when to hold on and when to let go can be a confusing problem. How do we know when to move on from something?

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Stand guard at the door of your mind

As Tony Robbins says, your personal reality is controlled by the information you have available to you and what you focus on. Read quality information wherever possible, follow positive people, don’t believe everything you read, and stand guard at the door of your mind.

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Why do we self-sabotage?

Today, let’s talk a bit about why it’s sometimes so hard to achieve our goals, or get where we are trying to go. It’s goal-setting time for 2020, so let’s try and do things differently by letting go of any self-defeating behaviours right from the start!

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Good thinking

“Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits….” (Winnie the Pooh) Hi everyone We all have weird thoughts from time to time. I definitely do and when the neurons are really firing, anything goes in the little grey cells. Some random thoughts turn out to be good ones that boost creativity and others […]

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Reflections about anxiety

We all need some stress to keep us on our toes but too much is damaging in all sorts of ways. Sometimes, just becoming aware of our stress is a good start. Hand in hand with stress often walks anxiety, surely an unpleasant experience almost all of us have had from time to time.

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Life lesson

The Desiderata remembered

One of my vivid childhood memories is sitting on a chair at a friend’s house and noticing on a passageway wall, a framed poster, with the poem Desiderata inscribed (the word is Latin for “things desired”). Around that time period, you could see the poem up on the walls of many houses, and I recall memorising it for some reason. It made a real impression.

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Give it a few days

Hi everyone I’m a gal that likes to get things done, so a lesson that’s taken me a long time to learn is…… every now and then it pays to give things time to simmer. Being a doer and an enthusiast, sometimes I leap ahead with something without giving it a bit of breathing space. […]

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The oak and the reeds

Hi everyone There are times in life when being strong is good. For opening jars with tight lids, carrying heavy grocery bags from the car, and standing up for our beliefs. Being resilient when things don’t go our way is admirable, and not letting people push us around is important for self-esteem. However, it’s also […]