Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: goals

PURPOSE

PURPOSE

What should I do with my life? by Rob Liu I went to one of those personal development cults seminars once, and I asked a barrage of questions: “Shut the fuck up”, the seminar leader said “You already know all the answers inside. You’re just asking me for […]

What are you doing with your life?

What are you doing with your life?

Have you ever thought about the quality of your life and what you are doing with your life? I don’t mean a fleeting thought but rather a serious assessment of where your life is at right now? Life gets so busy that we end up […]

Failure to launch and how to help young adults thrive

Failure to launch and how to help young adults thrive

The emotional burden for parents of these “failure to launch” young adults – and for the young adults themselves — is incalculable: lost dreams, increased discord in the family, fears for the child’s future safety and security. The financial costs– multiple college failures, increased mental […]

Here’s How To Get Out Of That Rut You’re Stuck In

Here’s How To Get Out Of That Rut You’re Stuck In

Is your life the same today as it was yesterday? Do you look at other people and wish your life was as interesting and exciting as theirs? Do you wake up in the morning with nothing but a sigh and a sense of regret, instead […]

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 […]