Emotional Intelligence

3 Steps To Stop People Pushing Your Buttons

3 Steps To Stop People Pushing Your Buttons

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.

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Musting: How To Put Off Procrastinating

Musting: How To Put Off Procrastinating

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?

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How To Be Happy: Is it Really This Simple?

How To Be Happy: Is it Really This Simple?

I had a happiness light bulb moment some years ago. I’d found it challenging, at times 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.

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Negative Self-Talk: How To Stop It, And Start Feeling Better

Negative Self-Talk: How To Stop It, And Start Feeling Better

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.

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How Words Affect Your Health

How Words Affect Your Health

“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.

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How To Prevent Your Comfort Zone Becoming Your Prison

How To Prevent Your Comfort Zone Becoming Your Prison

Your comfort zone encompasses your familiar, everyday tasks, habits and thinking. While many routine practices are beneficial, too many can be dangerous to your health! The more habituated you become, the harder it is to step outside your comfort zone — and your resilience may suffer.

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