Pay It Forward

Some of you may have seen the film. Many will have read other stories on the topic. But according to this BBC article, it can help with depression. Rather than me repeating it, just follow this link and get it from the horses mouth.   http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20151125-why-are-we-so-suspicious-of-being-kind Another link worth...

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Can You Cure Phobias?

Certainly many proponents of NLP think so. Here is a description of the NLP fast phobia cure. We all live in the present. The feelings you experience during a phobic attack are generally caused by the way you remember some past experience; an experience which was traumatic enough to...

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What’s Holding You Back?

Often you want to do something but for some reason you never seem to get started. Next time you think of something you want to do ask yourself these questions: What would need to happen for me to do this? If the answer seems too overwhelming, can you break...

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Dealing With Awkward Colleagues

Do you have colleagues who appear pleasant enough on the outside but you know that underneath it all they’re being obstructive? Passive-Aggressive Behaviour – Four common things to look out for… Verbal: sarcasm, joking with hostile intent Non-verbal: silent treatment or excluding you Victim mentality avoiding responsibility, making excuses to...

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Should I Give Up?

Sometimes it is better to give up than to keep trying. And sometimes, it is better to stick with it and persevere until you get there. The trick is, knowing when to choose which option. Consequences Of course you have to look at the consequences of quitting. For example,...

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Tackling Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – part 2

Hi there. Last time we talked about some ways of tackling OCD. Well here are a few more ideas. Accept The Cause Say to yourself, “I know that X won’t really happen if I don’t wash my hands/tap my fingers/ count/arrange the items/check the switch/etc. It’s just my OCD.” Accept...

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Memory Techniques

We’ve all seen or heard of them; the people who can memorise incredibly long lists of words, numbers, names, etc. And while you may not have desire to be the next “Mr Memory”, most of us probably wish we could remember certain things a little more easily from time...

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Reframing

It’s important to understand the difference between intention and behaviour; EVERY behaviour has a positive intent hidden somewhere in your subconscious. No matter how destructive your behaviour may appear at times, there is a constructive reason behind it. But maybe, somewhere along the way that reason has been lost...

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Carpe Diem – Seize The Day

A very short one today; but meaningful nevertheless. My sister died a few years ago. It was totally unexpected. She wasn’t old or sick. She had always been the life and soul. She was planning trip a to the Jack Daniels factory in Tennessee. She had tickets to see...

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