Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: goals

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 […]

Happiness is psychological flexibility

Happiness is psychological flexibility

It’s a fact, the more black and white you are about how you see the world and the more rigidly you live your life (how life MUST be or SHOULD be), the more misery you will have in your life. Life has it’s own agenda […]

Secrets of true success

Secrets of true success

What’s stopping from you from being more successful than you are? More importantly, what is success to you? Knowing what your values are is a good start. If you value love and family yet feel alone despite having an incredibly good job, that’s not exactly […]