Shine your light

  Shine Your Light Joseph Campbell once famously stated that, “The world is a mess. It has always been a mess. We are not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives.” You are but one person, and while you can have a profound effect on the world around you, Continue reading »

Just take one step

Just Take One Step We humans love pattern. Our brains thrive on repetition and routine. Making changes or taking a new direction can sometimes seem frightful to the point of paralysis. However, lucky for us, all it takes is one step to lay the foundation for a new pattern. One more step and the pattern Continue reading »

Everything is built on mistakes

Everything Great is Built on Mistakes Here’s a promise you can count on: As soon as you step outside of your realm of expertise you’re going to make mistakes. The first time that humans attempted a Transatlantic Cruise from England to the U.S., the captain ignored warnings and hit an iceberg, sinking his boat to Continue reading »

Mastering your motivation

Mastering your motivation Reaching our personal and professional dreams depends entirely upon our ability to motivate ourselves. We can have all the talent and resources in the world but without self-motivation we won’t get very far. So what can you do to ensure your motivation stays in peak form? Try implementing these critical skills into your Continue reading »

Your Intelligence Makes You Invaluable

Have you ever felt that you had nothing to offer…no gifts to share whatsoever? During spells of frustration or despair, it’s common to feel worthless. It can seem that everyone else is far more brilliant, beautiful & worthy of consideration. In times like these, take solace in the one thing that you can offer that Continue reading »

How can you encourage others more?

I am currently running an encouragement programme on Facebook. This is the first part here, but please click here to check out my Facebook page and follow this fascinating subject. This week I am going to delve into encouragement. People who are unhappy, depressed, anxious, angry or even unproductive lack encouragement. They lack courage in Continue reading »

To cross or burn that bridge?

Cross It or Burn It In life, bridges connect us to the future. They provide passage to carry us forward to new discoveries, new relationships and new opportunities. But crossing a bridge means making a change, and change can be uncomfortable. We’re torn between staying where we are and moving forward into the unknown. And Continue reading »

How can you improve your Mental Health?

Being mentally well means that you can enjoy life to the fullest. Just like physical health, our mental health is also important for our well-being.  It plays an important role in how you function on a day to day basis as well as with how you meet life’s challenges. If you can improve your physical Continue reading »

Accessing the Power of Gratitude

The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, greater health, peak performance in sports and business, a higher sense of well-being, and a faster rate of recovery from surgery. But Continue reading »

Starting over: Tips to finding grace in difficult times

Natural disaster. Divorce. Death of a loved one. Job loss. Career change. There’s not one of us who has escaped major change in our lives. And whether you bring on major change yourself or circumstances beyond your control are thrust upon you, starting over is never easy. In fact, major life change can bring with Continue reading »