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Why you need to find direction in life

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All too often I meet clients who have been struggling to find their way in life. I have also had times when I wasn’t sure whether the path I was on was the right one. It’s not always easy to know what will be best for your future. Often, what we think will make us happy doesn’t. There are however …

How to manage manipulative people

Manipulative people are very skilled at figuring out other people’s strengths and weaknesses. This is what allows them to manipulate. They will play on your insecurities, use emotional blackmail and/or guilt and will often manipulate you without you even being aware of it. They often lack empathy, but are skilled at knowing what to say or do to push your …

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An Inspiring Story

I loved this story because it focuses on the main priorities in life and shows how we have lost our way. We want more and then when we get more, we just keep going. It’s as if we never feel satisfied and we are often made to feel guilty by main-stream media if we spend time working less. I hope …

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10 Inspiring tips to having a successful life

YOUR POTENTIAL IS DETERMINED (OR LIMITED) BY YOUR SELF-BELIEF. For a successful life, self-belief is a great advantage. If you believe in yourself enough you will push through fear and setbacks.You also won’t let the negativity of others discourage you. Self-belief creates breakthroughs, helps you move beyond fears and limiting beliefs, you be more likely to accomplish your goals and …

Seven Things to Strive For

  Self-fulfilment Are you happy in life? Do you feel that things are going they way you had hoped? If not, here are a few suggestions that we can all strive for that can increase happiness and self-fulfillment:   1) Good friendships and strong family connections We don’t get to choose our family but nevertheless, family members are often the …

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How to have a happy Christmas

There’s a lot of pressure to have a happy Christmas. Any Christmas advert will show you what your Christmas should look like. The reality is that the media shows a stilted inaccurate representation of real life. This discrepancy is responsible for mental health issues, not only at Christmas but in the rest of our lives. We all compare our actual …

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Why monetary rewards don’t improve motivation

You may think that offering someone money to do something would be a good motivation for them to do whatever you’re asking but you’d be wrong. This post is about why monetary rewards don’t improve motivation. It works on the premise of reverse psychology. Money removes the fun An interesting story related to monetary rewards involves a wise old man …

40 Truths about life

      40 Truths about life  We all learn lessons as we go through life. We do this through observing others as well as via personal experiences.  Here are some thoughtful things about life, the world, and the people that live on it that I have learned…   1.You can’t change others, especially if it’s not a priority for …

The best natural antidepressant

There is a clever way to feel inspired and fulfilled and it might not be what you think it is. Often, we believe that 1 certain thing will lead us to happiness. Many people believe that money is the answer. I regularly hear clients tell me that when they are financially secure, they will feel happy. The mistake that many …

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Compare and despair

One of the leading causes of unhappiness in the world is due to the fact that we all compare and despair. Cognitive Behavioural Therapists refer to this as a thinking error. Often we are making a faulty comparison as we are comparing what we know about ourselves (warts and all) with the vision that others present us with. We don’t …