The downside of positive thinking

The downside of positive thinking

  The Downside of positive thinking The downside of positive thinking rarely gets mentioned nowadays. A lot has been said about positive thinking, not only on this blog but elsewhere on the web. It’s a mantra that is rife and ubiquitous. The cult of positive 

Twelve Simple Ideas that make all the difference

Twelve Simple Ideas that make all the difference

I’m a thinker. Far too much for my own liking but being a thinker can work if you use the time to learn and problem-solve. I have realised that there are certain concepts that are universal and we can all apply these: Twelve Simple Ideas 

Stop Self-Limiting Beliefs

Stop Self-Limiting Beliefs

We all have self-limiting beliefs. Some of which we will not even realize that we believe to be ‘indisputable fact’. Some of our beliefs about our abilities and the world are so ingrained that they have been accepted as fact and are no longer challenged. 

Moving on from the past

Moving on from the past

  Moving On From The Past Moving on from the past isn’t easy and the past can have a huge influence over our present life if we allow it. Family squabbles, unresolved issues and regrets can linger long after the event. Looking into the past 

Get out of your life rut

Get out of your life rut

    There are many ways to get out of your life rut. When you feel stuck remember that this is a feeling, not  a fact. How have you been thinking about the problem? Are you focusing on how you are stuck and all the 

Overcome Mental Inertia

Overcome Mental Inertia

  How do we overcome mental inertia? People by nature are fearful of loss, whether that is financial, emotional or related to status or power. We are obsessed with accumulating safety, security and certainty. What we often ignore though is the fact that life is 

Psychological tricks for dealing with intimidating people

Psychological tricks for dealing with intimidating people

    There are numerous psychological tricks for dealing with intimidating people and I’m going to outline the most important ones below. Some people tend to have natural abilities when it comes to dealing with others, they tend to be able to read other people 

Depersonalisation Disorder

Depersonalisation Disorder

Depersonalisation Disorder Depersonalisation disorder involves an unpleasant, chronic and disabling alteration in the experience of self and environment. In addition to these classic features of depersonalisation and derealisation, symptoms may also encompass alterations in bodily sensation and a loss of emotional reactivity. Primary depersonalisation disorder 

The Secrets of People That “Get It”

The Secrets of People That “Get It”

I remember a philosopher and philanthropist colleague once saying, “You either get it or you don’t”. I wasn’t sure what he meant initially and he went on to explain that he believes that there are wise souls on Earth. They are the ones that can 

Relationships: Not Attracted to my Partner Anymore

Relationships: Not Attracted to my Partner Anymore

Experts say that the ‘honeymoon phase’ of a relationship lasts between eighteen and twenty-four months. After that, the relationship tends to change and lust/infatuation diminishes. Hopefully, the fact that you know each other better means that you feel comfortable and at ease with each other