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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 […]

It will all be okay

It will all be okay

  It will all be okay Sometimes you just need someone, somewhere to tell you it will all be okay. When you feel lost and lonely, read this quote below – it’s one of my favourites. Mandy X

The danger of Self fulfilling prophecies

The danger of Self fulfilling prophecies

  The danger of Self fulfilling prophecies We all have a tendency to use ‘confirmation bias’ to help us make sense of the world around us. Confirmation bias can lead to self fulfilling prophecies. Let me explain. Confirmation bias is the human tendency to look […]

Feelings follow behaviour

Feelings follow behaviour

    Feelings follow behaviour When we act in a certain way, our bodies send messages to our brains about how we are feeling. Research has shown that putting a pencil between your teeth tricks the brain into thinking you are happier as you are […]

All about perspective

All about perspective

  It’s all about perspective I found the words below on twitter and thought I should share this with you. I don’t believe that positive thinking can overcome everything but I do believe that trying to choose thoughts that are hopeful will be more helpful […]

Celebrate your small successes

Celebrate your small successes

  Celebrate your small successes More often than not, I find that my clients never give themselves credit for any of their success in life – they rarely celebrate their small successes. It seems that we tend to focus on what hasn’t gone right rather […]

Why you must never give up on yourself

Why you must never give up on yourself

  Why you must never give up on yourself Self sabotage is common and I have witnessed many people give up at the first hurdle that comes their way. They flounder when things don’t go according to plan. Don’t be taken in by the idea […]

How to be more lucky

How to be more lucky

  How to be more lucky I have often wondered why it is that some people seem to lead much easier and charmed lives compared to others. They seem to be the right place at the right time and have managed to make the most […]