Managing Stress

severe delays in the tube Central Line 2015

Oh boy, try managing-stress levels when it’s sweltering in the UK and London is experiencing one of its hottest days since 1976. If you have a problem managing your stress levels during the peak commute, or even when traveling in any kind of public transport here’s some reasons why, and there are several useful tips in here for you to try out…audio available to listen to… Continue reading this post

Rewire your thinking brain!

Reading time 2minutes 30.  Listening time 3.00 minutes Important warning: When listening to any audio content please ensure you’re not concentrating on anything else like driving a vehicle or operating machinery! With your safety in mind, I once had a client who came to me believing that she couldn’t change her negative patterns of thinking […] Continue reading this post

Changes…New Ways of Being.

Changes and challenges

Changes and fear of the unknown…As I sat contemplating my next steps for what feels like an unpredictable year, I found my mind leaping forward with worry and concern over the ‘what ifs…’, What if this happens..what if this doesn’t happen”…”What if I can’t…What if I can…”, know what I mean? So I wondered, if you find yourself overly speculating in a negative way, what could help you to let that go…to make things better what would work for you?… Continue reading this post

Happy New Year Challenges!

Facing your challenges in the New Year!

Finding your own path doesn’t necessarily mean following someone else’s! Overcoming difficulties or making changes by engaging at a deeper level can mean finding self-acceptance of one’s limiting beliefs. Learning to let go of them by trusting oneself can be a life-changer…get curious about how you can make those changes to improve your own well-being… Continue reading this post

Reduce stress; don’t believe this myth…

One myth I’d love to dispel is “cigarettes reduce stress”, and then add in a few tips to help you get past the first 48 hours when cravings can be at their worse. Old beliefs around the role of nicotine very often leads people to light up again and smoke even more. I believe we need to continue to get the truth out there, which gives you the choice to take back control and not be duped! Continue reading this post

Tricks of the mind – Worry well or worry more…

Spinning off from my last blog on an ‘ocean of thoughts’ persistent worrying, I’ve been asked what kind of practical help I can offer within a blog. Things which by practising daily might interrupt the negative cycle of worry and its consequences. Here’s a few tips that people have found useful in regaining their hope for a future free of unnecessary worry. As perspectives change it helps to let that old unhelpful worrying go, an essential factor in lowering stress, anxiety, gaining clarity and lifting mood… Continue reading this post

Happiness!

Theories abound about what it is that brings us true happiness. Like for example, “60% of our happiness is determined by genetics and our environment and that the other 40% is up to us”. What’s for sure is that happiness can be something different for each and every one of us. Research within the field of positive psychology has shown that the pursuit of ‘pleasure’ in itself, does not necessarily have any contribution to lasting fulfilment and happiness. Rather ‘pleasure’ is the icing on the cake for those of us leading satisfactory lives which have meaning, and were we have a sense of engagement by being in-flow with what we are doing. In today’s blog we’ll take a look at what ‘happy’ people are doing differently which adds to their sense of meaningfulness and enables them to live more joyful, happier lives? Continue reading this post