What do you think it takes to stay happy and healthy?
Riches? Glamour? Career success?
Robert Waldinger, the director of the longest-ever study on happiness, has the answer. The Harvard Study of Adult Development has been following 700 people from... Read more »
Do you procrastinate?
If so, welcome. This post is for you!
The reason I am writing about procrastination is that so many of us seem to suffer from this. That sense of ‘stuckness’, not being able to move forward with... Read more »
Life is precious.
In the last two days I have had emails about two individuals who are both facing life-threatening – and probably terminal – medical conditions.
In the last three months, the UK has faced three separate terrorism attacks. ... Read more »
The concept has gained lots of popularity in recent years. Not surprising, really. It’s been shown that mindfulness aids calm, helps you overcome anxiety and depression, and can lead to great optimism and positive mood. It also increases your... Read more »
Building resilience is important. We face repeated and varied challenges and pressures. These might be work related, or to do with our close relationships or personal time and activities. Today, I’d like to show you the ABC of how you... Read more »
Building resilience – the ability to deal well with pressures and demands – depends to a great extent on the stories we tell ourselves. Do your stories, or beliefs, help you cope well with the challenges thrown your way? Or... Read more »
We live in a busy, information-laden world and often face many, competing demands on our energy and time. How do we build resilience in the face of these pressures? Or, as someone I know eloquently puts it, how do we... Read more »
No, I don’t mean where are you located. I mean, are you here? Are you really reading this article, or is your mind on 101 other things you want/need to think about today? Are you really here with me? Or... Read more »
I wonder how you sabotage your confidence or personal success?
It’s usually habits we’ve developed over years which get in our way.
Do you, for instance, tell yourself:
I can’t do that
I’ll fail – and I can’t allow myself... Read more »
Have you ever wanted to create a positive impression?
Perhaps at interview, in meetings, giving a presentation or interacting with someone?
Today I have a short video for you with tips on how to achieve this:
Give it a go... Read more »