Category Archives: Thought Patterns

We are not often aware of our thought-patterns. The more constructive your thought patterns the more success you will experience in all aspects of your life.

Believing is Seeing

Many years ago I met an old man with a silver beard and a poncho. He told me: Believing is seeing! I didn’t believe him. Slowly, over the years, I began to understand … I know that when a person … 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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How to Turn Worrying into a Valuable Tool

I was an expert at worrying. Many of my clients are experts at worrying too. Which means that I really had to work on my worrying issue… Martha Beck gave me some useful insights. She describes the difference between dirty … Continue reading

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A Formula for Letting Go

Emotional pain arises from holding onto past issues. Letting go bring peace and contentment. How do you do that? Follow the 5 step formula below. Know this before you begin: you have to go through the process. You have to do … Continue reading

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Warning: Holding onto these ten things will stunt your growth

Holding onto issues keeps you stuck. You will live with emotional pain as long as you identify  with the problems/ issues of the past. Holding on is about believing in the past. Letting go is about moving on so you … Continue reading

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The ONLY way to fulfillment

Massage tables are difficult to climb onto, aren’t they? I made myself comfortable on the shaky bed, and waited restlessly for the massage to begin. As the masseuse rustled around softly, I smelled the heady aroma of essential oils. This is … Continue reading

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Madiba, Rest In Peace

Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013 The memorial service for Nelson Mandela took place yesterday. Many fitting and memorable moments of the day will help us to revere Mandela as the great man he was.  In August 2007 my family and … Continue reading

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Warning: stories can destroy your life

Stories can ruin your life. I’m talking about the stories you tell yourself – those particular sentences that you repeat to yourself and others OFTEN. A client of mine frequently said this to me: “I haven’t made any money this … Continue reading

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From the mouths of babes … (in this case my daughter)

This guest post was written by my daughter. Thanks Tash! FIRST WORKING EXPERIENCES To gain work experience as soon as you can is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your future. Most jobs require experience and … Continue reading

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