Nice little article on BBC website today. Marking the death of Jung fifty years ago this year; what progress has been made in mental healthcare and what relevance does Jung have in 2011? Read it here.
I will ‘fess up straight away – I’m re-using a previous blog. Although the circumstances may be different this time, the crux of the subject material is similar and I felt it more honest to re-post the original at the tail end of this Blogpost:) The crux is: having dropped off the healthy eating & exercise […]
Fun arvo at The Prince’s Trust “Get Started With Fashion”. After a week of workshops, a Fashion Show with full-on catwalk attitude! Can I learn that stare, pls?! Best bits? The guys beaming after their show & a tearful set of PT people & supporters beside ’em. Result!
Somewhere recently I heard this phrase and immediately jotted it down. It’s nothing new, I know, but I’d forgotten about it and I thought it summed up a common trait when it comes to making moves in certain directions. At decision making times we may feel we need to have thought through every option imaginable, together with every conceivable […]
Today is Pancake Day and I couldn’t be more excited! I’ll be absolutely gorging on my favourite food late into the evening! And as a result, here we are at the beginning of Lent. That period where people want to give up something for 40 days; subjecting themselves to ongoing battles with the Prince of Darkness and his armoury […]
Maintaining momentum is key to getting results. We all need some helpful reminders and tools to break our old habits in order to form new ones. What I’ve done here is to jot down a few ‘basics’ for those times when everything and anything is easier than what you really want for yourself. Give Yourself 20 Minutes You really […]
Isn’t the concept of Independence a strange thing? I’ve been pondering on it a lot recently. Not about myself at the start, but that did come as a result. Striving For Independence From an early age we strive to be independent. We want shot of parental control, to earn our own money, buy our own things, make our […]
When I meet people in the early stages of coaching there is a common theme. In their heads are a set of ideas. Excellent 🙂 Well, yes & no! Ideas are great if they become something and go somewhere. But what if they just keep getting bigger, murkier and don’t become or go? I never cease to be amazed how everyone […]
Gyms come in for a bit of a bashing. Membership costs can be high, client slope off can be rapid, people can feel intimidated by some of the Bunnies & Marys and people say they are bored on the treadmill. Before someone shouts, ‘Arh but going to the gym doesn’t mean you’re healthier or fitter’, […]
According to Martin Seligman (the leading cheer in Positive Psychology) there is a formula to determine your happiness levels. Following a study by Diener & Seligman which reported that the happiest people are those with a rich & fulfilling social life, Seligman introduced a happiness formula which reads as follows: With a little more detail: […]