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Good little body

Good little body

I decided to write this post to show you a good example of reframing. The clinical term for this is “cognitive restructuring” and it involves adapting our thoughts in order to make them work for us rather than against us. We can choose what we […]

Mental Wealth Festival 12-14 Sept 2017

Mental Wealth Festival 12-14 Sept 2017

If you are in London in September 2017, come and listen to my talk on “Facing your fears” at the Mental Wealth Festival. I will be giving a talk on my own personal experiences and how I have managed to overcome personal struggles, including health […]

What matters most

What matters most

  What matters most I care less about what others think of me these days. I used to care a lot, and yes…I still do but I have a greater perspective on things now. You can’t take anything with you – this life here on […]

8 Tips to increase happiness and optimism

8 Tips to increase happiness and optimism

    8 Tips to increase happiness and optimism “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”-Eleanor Roosevelt I love the above quote as it suggests that no matter what negativity is aimed your way, you still get to choose whether to acknowledge […]

Reframing – the power of perspective

Reframing – the power of perspective

Reframing – the power of perspective There are many ways to look at a single experience/event. It’s important to remember that our perceptions create our reality. If we see something as negative, our brains will use this message and create a state that makes it […]

Keep your chin up

Keep your chin up

  Photo by Teeejayy Keep your chin up Life can be a tough old game. I try to get through the tricky times by being philosophical and one of my favourite sayings is “Keep your chin up”. Don’t let life wear you down. We are […]

Things you don’t need for happiness

Things you don’t need for happiness

  Things you don’t need for happiness Here are things you don’t need for happiness and they will help you to be more aware that life can be simpler and more fun than we realise. . I have found that many people spend inordinate amounts […]