RESILIENCE – STOP WORRYING

RESILIENCE – STOP WORRYING

Excessive worrying is a huge issue for many people.  In a group of fourteen people (my usual workshop size), there is always at least two excessive worriers who will admit to it! It has been proven beyond doubt that ‘the mind can’t tell the difference between...
RESILIENCE – MANAGE YOUR THOUGHTS

RESILIENCE – MANAGE YOUR THOUGHTS

As the demands placed on us both professionally and personally, increase on what seems like an almost daily (or even hour by hour) basis, I have seen a steady rise in requests for my full and half-day resilience workshops. These are structured courses which provide...
RESILIENCE – STOP PROCRASTINATING

RESILIENCE – STOP PROCRASTINATING

Our brains are designed to be risk-averse. It’s an in-built safety mechanism to keep us safe from harm.  There is around a five second lag between having a thought and taking action in which the brain quickly assesses the ‘risk’.  The problem is that our minds aren’t...
THE CURSE OF PERFECTIONISM

THE CURSE OF PERFECTIONISM

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always tried to be as perfect as possible in most areas, not least, in my writing. I used to agonise over everything I wrote attempting to make it as accurate as possible before publishing.  I would pore endlessly over a...