Increase Your Mindfulness with Four Simple Activities

I find it quite scary when I listen to what people are trying to cram into their days. We miss so much of what is good in life when we race through at break-neck speed, with our thoughts unfocused and our bodies as tense as guitar strings.  When you don’t have a...

Set Your Emotional Compass to True North

  Don’t allow somebody else’s emotional compass to pull you in a direction that you don’t want to go, a direction that makes you feel uncomfortable and produces negative emotions in you. There is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction in many places and a negative...

The ‘Saying No’ Check List

We all like to be able to do things for others. Contributing like this makes us feel good.   But that doesn’t mean becoming a world-class doormat, it simply means doing something for someone IF you can. Have you got into the habit of saying ‘yes’ to everything? It’s...

The Blockbuster in Your Head

At a seminar recently there was a great deal of chit-chat about the best ways to visualise goals and objectives. I’m a great day-dreamer. I can go off anytime, anywhere – buses, trains, meetings, or dinners, at the hairdressers – anywhere. For me it’s simply my mind...

Please Don’t Ignore Your Intuition

I think, by and large, we have lost the ability to listen to our intuition.  Yet, in the English language there are many references – I had a gut feeling, I wish I’d followed by gut, I had a sinking feeling. For me now, that gut feeling means that I need to step back...