Monday, December 27, 2010

New Year's Resolution & Goal Setting

As the year finishes, it natural that our attentions turn to reflecting on the past year and even further back to previous years. We are likely to consider what has gone well and what are some areas for personal development or improvement.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Does Stress or Anxiety visit at Christmas?

Christmas is presented to us through the media and shopping centres as a joyful and happy occasion. This is not the case for everyone. Typically if we don't follow this dominant presentation of joy we are likely to be criticised and labelled as a wowser.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Affirmation Cards

Some time ago I developed a series of affirmation cards. I have now made these available for download. The cards can be printed off and cut into an approximate business card size. please respect copyright, not to commercially reproduce. Download from or Google Docs

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Confidence: Unleashing Your Passion

You don't always choose to live life in a high state of passion or excitation, but you do want to be able to access your passion at will, especially during those times when you need to passionate to achieve the results you want. Passion is your key to intensity.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace

Most places of employment are a source of some stress for the people that work there. This kind of stress can be a good thing - it encourages professionalism, promotes performance, and helps people achieve goals and get things done. However, the threshold between healthy amounts of stress and too much stress easy to cross, and too much stress is never a good thing. Fortunately, there are many proven steps that employees and managers alike can take to mitigate the day to day stress of working for a company.

Friday, October 1, 2010

The Importance of Understanding Conflict Resolution

Conflict exists throughout environments of all kinds. In the workplace, no matter how much you attempt to avoid it, if you work with people the chances are you will have to deal with conflict at some point. People coming from different viewpoints and experiences, and having different perceptions, are not going to agree all the time.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Self-Confidence Building by Just Being Yourself

Self-confidence is probably one of the biggest factors in what makes people successful. Self confident people are able to do more with less than the average person, primarily because they believe they can. A high self-esteem contributes to self confidence, and many would argue that they are different terms for essentially the same thing. Think about the instances in your past where you were confident about a situation, and remember the outcome. Now think about a time when you were fearful or didn't think you could do something. How often did that turn out as positively?

Monday, September 13, 2010

A worthwhile website on emotions

I recently  discovered this website which is of interest -

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Goal Setting and Positive Self-Talk - The Secret to Creating an Incredible Life For You!

It seems the average person has negative thoughts running through their mind almost 95% of the time! Wow! No wonder, so many people are fed up and underachieving!

So what's going through your mind?