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...

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...

Get into the Habit of Saying ‘No’

ACTIVITY 5. Don’t make up excuses – Just say ‘No’! • Complex excuses have a way of coming back to bite you, so simply say “No, perhaps I can ….….. another time.”   6. Don’t give great explanations. • A simple ”I’m sorry, my diary is too full at the moment” is...