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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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The quality of your emotions equals the quality of your life

  Do you agree with this statement?   On a daily basis I work with clients who struggle to manage their emotions.   Some are completely disconnected from them and have a hard time knowing how to even state what emotion they are feeling other than simply “good” or “bad”.   Being completely disconnected is often a protection mechanism – they feel they might unlock Pandora’s box and face all the shit they’re avoiding if they start to delve into…

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Are you drifting through life?

“Drifting is the decision you’re making when you don’t make a decision about where you’re heading” I heard this statement in a podcast the other day and it really hit as a truth. A lot of people are coasting/drifting through life, day by day feeling like it’s Groundhog Day, without any real sense of purpose or meaning. I especially find this happens in “mid life” where people have what essentially society says should make you happy – a good job,…

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Stop feeding the monsters in your head – water the seeds instead

  We all have days where the Negative Nancy/Ned in our head spirals out of control. Where lack of sleep, pain or illness, our environment or whatever it might be, gets the better of us. But our mindset is key here to how far we allow ourselves to spiral down the rabbit hole of shitty thoughts. We all have good and bad days – that’s part of life. Have you ever noticed how people who constantly complain have more bad…

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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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Let’s not just survive, let’s thrive! Join my online program From Surviving To Thriving – by donation

FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING – JOIN THE LIVE ROUND OF MY ONLINE COURSE BY DONATION ONLY We are living in corona-cray cray times. Every, single, one of us, is experiencing heightened stress and anxiety.Each of us ​​​​​​​​is experiencing different challenges during this time with family members, colleagues, and our own internal struggles. A few weeks ago I had announced that I was about to launch a live round of my online coaching program, From Surviving To Thriving. Then all the shit really hit the…

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