Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: goals

How to be invincible

How to be invincible

There are astute ways to be more resilient in the face of life’s challenges. Whilst theory is always easier than application, knowing what is needed to withstand the stress and strain of modern day life can help you to call on these abilities/skills when they […]

Trip to Tanzania

Trip to Tanzania

  I am writing this on my last day in Tanzania. It’s been a trip of real highs and lows. My son came with us and we spent the first day driving from Nairobi to our safari lodge in Tanzania, near Lake Manyara. We thought […]

Staying sane in an insane world

Staying sane in an insane world

I don’t know about you, but my sanity gets challenged on a daily basis.  I have often looked for the answer on how to stay sane in an insane world. Rude people, queues, money worries, relationship challenges – being a counsellor doesn’t mean that I’m […]

Avoiding the blame game

Avoiding the blame game

Avoiding the blame game is a skill that can be learned. When we blame someone else for what is going on in our lives, we effectively give up any control over our circumstances. What a hopeless and helpless place to be. Thing is, taking responsibility […]

Goal setting – 9 questions to ask yourself

Goal setting – 9 questions to ask yourself

Goal setting – 9 questions to ask yourself 1) If you knew you couldn’t fail, what would your life look like? What are you doing? Where are you? Close your eyes and visualise where you want to be. You have to name it before you can […]

The power of goals

The power of goals

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, the power of goals can never be underestimated. Having goals in place gives us a sense of purpose and can help to keep direction in our life. What are you doing today that is bringing you […]

You are doing just fine if…

You are doing just fine if…

Are you worried that your life is going off the rails? It might not be…Here’s a list of things you can smile about – some obvious signs you’re doing just fine in life: You have choices as to how to live your life. – If you […]

Tips on creating meaningful goals

Tips on creating meaningful goals

We all need to have short term and long term goals. They help us to keep an eye on our life direction, add structure and offer a sense of meaning and purpose to our existence. Creating meaningful goals in line with our values is essential […]