Tag: thoughts

Perception vs reality

Perception vs reality

  Perception vs reality Think of your perception of reality as your ‘map’. Think of reality as the ‘territory’. Perception vs reality is an important factor in how we live our lives and how successful we are at picking up on what is really going…

Coping with social anxiety

Coping with social anxiety

  Coping with social anxiety Do you dread the idea of having to socialise? If you do, join the club! Many people get anxious in social situations, worrying that they will embarrass themselves somehow or not measure up to the people around them. Cognitive behavioural…

10 Interesting psychology facts

10 Interesting psychology facts

  10 Interesting psychology facts   1)People who have cars with bumper stickers are more likely to exhibit road rage.** You may want to think twice before laying on the horn. A study at Colorado State University found drivers who use decals, dashboard hulas, and vanity…

What’s the truth?

What’s the truth?

  What’s the truth? It’s a very good thing that many ‘truths’ exist. What do you believe to be true about you…about the world? These beliefs will have been formed over your life time – some may be accurate and some not. But according to…

Never as good, never as bad

Never as good, never as bad

  Never as good, never as bad One thing that I have learned from my own personal experiences as well as via the stories my clients tell me, is that the actual reality- the real event is never quite as good as we think it…

Positive Stress Interventions

Positive Stress Interventions

  Positive Stress Interventions   Do you ever feel stressed? I guess that’s a silly question. Even when you try (like I do daily…and often miss my target!) to stay calm, think positively and tell myself that nothing is going to destroy my ‘fab funk’,…

Thinking and beliefs

Thinking and beliefs

   Thinking and Beliefs Do our thoughts accurately reflect reality or do they create our reality? This has long been a question I have pondered on. What is the truth? What we believe and feel in our hearts or the bare face objective reality unfettered…

Life as it really is…

Life as it really is…

  Have you ever stopped to think about whether life is really how you see it? We all have our own take on the world yet many of us base our reality on assumptions, projections and second hand information. These ideas and stories that we…