Category Archives: awareness

Remember what happened last December?

A reminder popped up on my phone this morning. (Wonderful things reminders!) It said I should go and read my blog post from January. I wonder why? Curiosity got the better of me and so I did. Read it here. … Continue reading

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The darker side of “Just in Case”

When I was young our family was devastated by the death of my sister. Watching the pain my parents went through was almost unbearable. One of the strange decisions I came to eventually was this: I would have lots of … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Build Resiliance

There are people in your life who survive hardship after hardship and come up smiling every time. You probably also know some people who seem unable to move on from difficult times. A family who are dear to my heart … Continue reading

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Emotional Nudity – do you need it?

  When you refuse to hide the real you behind a falsely created persona, you are practicing emotional nudity. Emotional nudity is being honest about who you are and what you are feeling – to yourself and to your partner … Continue reading

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Evidence is all you need

What is the one determinant that affects how successful you are in life? Or not? You might think its circumstances, like poverty or an unhappy home. However, there are enough examples of people who have risen successfully above their circumstances. … Continue reading

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Look at what you have done

You are not powerless. Perhaps you are choosing to do nothing. People around me are moaning about the state of the country. Social media are blaring out non-stop negativity about how bad everything is. Hate, crime, violence, xenophobia – it’s … Continue reading

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Help – I’m out of control

You might think that I am going through  a mid-life crisis. You might think I’m being rather silly. You might think I’m plain ridiculous. Maybe I am. Maybe not. Almost every article I have written is about me sharing some … Continue reading

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How to Fight a Smear Campaign

So someone has got it in for you…. They’re spreading rumors, telling others how bad you are and even reporting you to the authorities. How best can you fight their campaign? Let’s have a look at a story that took … Continue reading

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How to Kill Task Avoidance

There were some tasks  I just didn’t get done before we went away in December. Every time I looked at my to-do list, I’d see certain items, and then pretend they weren’t there. Invariably I would  choose  something else to … Continue reading

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Is it possible NOT to judge?

The answer is NO. It is impossible not to judge. We do it unconsciously all day every day. The process is instantaneous and usually unconscious. We are not even aware that we are judging. Let’s look at how this happens: … Continue reading

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