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Your brain isn’t designed to make you happy

  I was listening to a Lewis Howes School of Greatness Podcast today which was a mix of a bunch of different people he has interviewed over the years about the habits of successful people.   One snippet was of an interview with Tony Robbins – one of my faves.   Tony said:   “Your brain wasn’t designed to make you happy. Your brain was designed to make you survive.   Happiness is YOUR job, and it’s a decision.”  …

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Panic! Panic! Everything is out of control!

  In the West we say “panic panic! Everything is out of control!” In the Buddhist world they say “relax relax! Everything is out of control.”   I heard this quote on a podcast recently where they were talking about the current pandemic and increased fear and anxiety globally.   While of course there are things that we can control, like our own personal hygiene, there is much we cannot.   So instead of joining everyone else in panicking, do…

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Some tools to help you through the stressful times

We are all managing heightened levels of anxiety at the moment with the global coronavirus pandemic. I thought it would be a good time to condense my top tips on reducing stress, anxiety and releasing emotional baggage. Dip into some of these older blogs which are full of tips and strategies to help you get through crazier times.   You’re not a mess – you’re a feeling person in a messy world   Is your mood impacting your immune system?…

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What’s really holding you back?

When I’m coaching a client, I always ask “what’s really holding you back?” The only true answer, is that YOU are the one holding you back. Is there something you want to be/do/have that excites you but also scares the shit out of you? That mixture of scary excited usually means it’s the right thing to do. The fear can hold us back, and it’s our job to crush it by any means possible. If I’d let that fear get to…

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