Help People Help Themselves

Often when I turn to someone for advice, I’m not really looking for answers. I’m simply looking to be heard. When I do receive answers, I’m not always able to utilise them. No matter how many times others tell us what we should think or do, we are not fully able to follow their advice […]

Mental Health In The Workplace

As we I am sure you already know, one in every four people will experience some kind of mental health problem each year. But probably more alarmingly, nine out of 10 of those people will experience stigma and discrimination because of it. This is often particularly prevalent in the work place. Why Mental Health In […]

Loving Yourself and Weightloss

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.” ~Lucille Ball As I sat on my bedroom floor almost in tears that night, surrounded by all the clothes I’d just tried on before a night out with my friends, the same thoughts replayed through my mind. You’re fat, you’re ugly, and you’re disgusting for letting yourself […]

Change Your Attitude, Change The World

The longer I live, the more I realise the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It’s more important than appearance, giftedness, or […]

Spring Poem

The seasons have changed and the days are getting longer. We wake up to the sunlight and go to bed with the warmth of the season filtering in through open blinds. The seasons change, we change. we grow, we move on. We learn new things each day; ways to be better people, ways in which […]

Seeing Change As A Glass Half Full: Step 3

Step 3: Stay in the Present. As the Girl Who Writes, I am pretty focused on staying in the moment. You are probably wondering, “Why would I want to stay in the moment when it’s the change that’s causing me to feel emotionally unsettled?” Great question. When it’s the moment you are in that’s bugging […]

Choosing Happiness – Step Five

We have reached the end of the Theme for this week ‘Choosing Happiness’ with Step Five which is Share Positivity with Others Not only do you need to be positive with yourself for this training to really take effect, but you need to be positive with others. You have to share your wealth of positivity […]

Choosing Happiness – Step Four

Step Four is Reinforce Positivity in Yourself Once I started thinking more positively, I realised I had to reinforce these thoughts and behaviors in myself so they would stick. As with any sort of training, practice makes perfect, and, yes, you can practice being positive. The best and easiest way to do this is to […]

Choosing Happiness – Step Three

Step Three is Look For the Positive in Life There is positive in everything. In every person, in every situation, there is something good. Most of the time it’s not that obvious. We have to look. And sometimes we have to look hard. The old me was content to sit back and just glance around. […]

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