Play The Hand You Are Dealt

Whenever I am stressed, anxious or both, I have noticed that I tend to turn to games like Solitaire and Scrabble and music. Unlike zoning out with a show or YouTube videos, games keep my mind engaged and I have to be paying attention to them (instead of my wild thoughts). I am actually in […]

How is your 2018?

Has 2018 been a bit of a mixed bag so far? Talking around to some friends and just gauging the general vibe, it seems as though the business/career side of things as well as everything else has been a true mixture for a lot of us. And I can say I am pretty on par […]

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 […]

Not Being ‘OK’

Sometimes not being OK is all we can register inside our tired brains and aching hearts. This emotion is human, and accepting it can feel like a small weight lifted. Truth be told, it’s not OK when someone you care about is no longer living and breathing and giving their amazing gifts to the world. […]

“Promise Yourself…

I want to share a poem by Christian D. Larson. “Promise Yourself… To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny side of everything […]

The 12 Best Pieces Of Advice I Have Received

1. Remove the word “should” from your vocabulary as much as possible. 2. If you can’t control it, there’s no point worrying about it. 3. Stop trying to solve an irrational problem with a rational solution. 4. Don’t compare your behind-the-scenes with someone else’s highlight reel. 5. Remember that no one thinks about you as […]

8 Way To Stop Being SO Hard On Yourself

To stop being too hard on yourself, it is important to be reasonable and treat yourself with respect. Why not empower yourself to make your life better rather than wasting your energy beating yourself up? Here are some ways that will help you do this: 1. Have realistic expectations. Know that it’s okay to make mistakes […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Selfish

Growing up, your parents told you that you shouldn’t be selfish. That you should always put others first. Guess what? Your parents were wrong (kind of). You should be selfish (sometimes) and here are 3 reasons why it’s actually a positive thing. 1. Increases positive energy for you and others. Doing what you want makes you feel good. […]

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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