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10 Tip to increase your resilience

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There are many ways to increase your resilience. This is good news because we can all do with inner resources to get through times when we feel overwhelmed or unable to cope. Here are 10 helpful tips to increase your resilience Top tips for resilience: Embrace failure and accept it as a part of life – kind of like an …

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Are you flourishing or failing during lockdown?

Flourishing or apathetic? A study about the impact of lockdown on wellbeing in France and the UK   Characteristics that meant you thrived or withered in lockdown have been identified in new research by Emlyon business school. The researchers, from Emlyon business school’s Lifestyle Research Center, have extensively studied people’s lifestyle, circumstances, and behaviour during the Covid-19 lockdown period, to …


11 Ways to love and embrace uncertainty

We all have to face uncertainty in life. In fact, it is one of the top contributors for anxiety, depression and stress these days. There are ways to love and embrace uncertainty and it makes sense to see uncertainty as your friend rather than your foe because just about everything in life is uncertain. Common uncertainties: Will my partner love …

Why you aren’t succeeding

    Why you aren’t succeeding Most of life’s misery comes from the gap between how we want our lives to be and how our lives really are. We all have ideas on how we would like our lives to turn out but often the reality leaves us feeling a little disappointed. So why is it that we feel we …

Life Hasn’t Turned Out As I Expected

Has life turned out as you expected? Life hasn’t turned out as I expected. I thought I would be happily married with a 4×4 in the double garage and a house full of people and dogs. My reality is completely different, although I am not particularly unhappy. It seems quite common to end up with a life that isn’t quite …


How to handle rejection

Rejection is an experience that we all go through at least once in our lives and it hurts like hell. There are things you can do though to lessen the blow….

Life sucks sometimes

Life sucks sometimes It’s a fact, life sucks sometimes. People come into your life and steal your heart and then leave just as quickly as they entered.It’s hard to open up again and take the risk of letting someone else in. Should you trust them with your fragile feelings? I guess life is a risk and you can protect yourself …


Am I a perfectionist?

I get many clients asking me, “Am I a perfectionist?”. Many of my clients who suffer from perfectionism (yes, suffer – it causes a lot of unnecessary stress) don’t recognise it in themselves. When we have views about perfectionism we will invariably want to keep doing things that we feel help us to keep on top of things. Underyling perfectionism …

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Why some people give up

Photo by Mac Vincente | ® © It’s okay to re-assess or change direction but never give up on what makes you feel alive. Mandy X

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Remember these 28 important life concepts

Live in the moment – the power is now. Anticipation is always worse than the actual event. Thinking makes it so. What we fear rarely comes true or is as bad as we anticipated. Learn to be less fearful and do things anyway. Avoidance creates more fear, No reality testing occurs and the fear remains unchallenged, Approach life rather than …