Understanding your mental landscape and how you subliminally place people in that landscape can have a massive impact on how you relate to them in real life. The language you use also is a bit of a giveaway. Do you have ‘close’ friends? ‘Distant’ relatives? Find out why!
If you enjoy good, simple and maybe silly comedy, you’ll love these absolute classics from comedian Tommy Cooper. Physically funny and bumbling on stage, his humour and magic tricks sent me into hysterical laughter when I was a kid. A collection of (mainly) one-liners.
We can all feel a little low at times, down in the dumps and discontented. Yet, there is an easy, quick and probably somewhat strange thing you can do, so you start to feel more upbeat and uplifted. And that thing is eye movement. Learn this simple technique — and own your mood.
It can be challenging to feel in control of your emotional states at times, especially if you think someone is deliberately pushing your buttons. You’ll find practical steps to neutralise the effect in this post, and how you may be inadvertently pushing some else’s buttons.
The way you language tasks and goals can have a huge bearing on whether you achieve them — or whether you start procrastinating. Would you believe that changing just one word can make all the difference to you getting things done — and enjoying the the process?
I had a happiness light bulb moment some years ago. I’d found it challenging, at times to figure out to be happy — maybe you have too. But it was a simple decision that changed my whole life. So, while you can try different happiness techniques, you might consider making the same decision.
Circumstances, events, situations —even the weather can throw us off course. Regardless of the causes, you’ll want to cheer yourself up quickly. No drugs, apps, equipment or money are required. All you need is a little time, focus and a commitment to improving your mood.
Disempowering internal dialogue (aka negative self-talk) has an adverse impact on your wellbeing. If your internal voice has become an internal terrorist, berating you with unwanted and unhelpful chatter, then read on to discover ways to deal with it — and start feeling better.
Would you like to create instant confidence for an interview or important meeting? Maybe you’d like to stay calm making a presentation? Whatever state you choose you can achieve it in no time using this technique. There’s even an audio so you can experience it first hand.
“Sticks and stones may break my bones… but names can never hurt me.” These are the words of the childhood chant I’d use to counter the unkind taunts from kids at school. I didn’t realise at the time how words, whether my own or those of others, could affect my health.