From Caravan Chaos to Tiny House Triumph This blog post is an update and follow-on from my Out Of The Loop post a year ago. Please read that post first, otherwise this post won’t make much sense — and you’ll think I'm even crazier than I really am! With the assumption...
Managing mood and emotions
Perception is different for everyone, even though reality might be identical. Our perception (the way we interpret and make sense of the world around us) is a fascinating dance between reality and our own mental constructs.
If you find yourself in a festive funk, humming the Christmas blues instead of the usual holiday tunes, this post is for you! We’re going to unwrap the mysteries and deliver some useful strategies for feeling better — with no tinsel or sticky tape.
It’s challenging to be cheerful, especially with the way things are in the world. But, I have 7 Quick Fixes for Instant Cheerfulness, so you can improve your mood in 5 minutes or less and lift that cloud of doom and gloom.
The blame game involves pointing fingers at others and holding them responsible for our frustration and discontent. If we acknowledge how our own behaviour might be contributing to the problem, and endeavour to change it, we transform ourselves and our relationships.
There’s a lot going on in the world right now, much of it wild and scary. It’s a time when resilience — flexibility with an ability to bounce back from adversity — is crucial. NLP offers many skills and tools for building resilience. Read on to discover 12 of them.
Anchoring is a powerful association technique in NLP and animal training used to positively shape behaviours and emotions. It’s simple and fun but there are certain key points it’s useful to know about if you want consistent responses from people and pets.
Grief can be experienced as a result of any significant loss — not just when you’re mourning someone who has died. You may be grieving right now, and not have any explanation for your emotional pain.
Shyness is not a permanent ‘condition’, but behaviours that result from an individual’s thinking patterns. Thinking patterns, and thus behaviour can be changed, you just need to know how. This post will give you the tools to break free.
Your lack of soft skills could be holding you back; in your career, in your relationships, and even socially. It’s a common misperception that people either have these skills as personality traits — or they don’t. Read on to see if you have what it takes.