Shift your mood and find your gratitude

I had gotten off a call with a friend. I felt so much warmth between us on the call that it was almost palpable. He told me that he had seen this photo of me, as it had been posted on FaceBook. He mentioned it as he was speaking about history – my history andContinue reading “Shift your mood and find your gratitude”

Do You make mistakes?

I know that I do make mistakes and sometimes they are big ones – ones that I really wished I hadn’t made. Sometimes when you make a mistake you can do real damage. You can hurt yourself, or other people. For example, if you do a bad mistake whilst driving you might cause an accidentContinue reading “Do You make mistakes?”

Is Happiness an Inside Job?

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege and the honour to speak at the First ever Serious Waffle Session.
As a trainer and facilitator, I am used to standing up in front of people and talking to them. But I had never given a proper speech before!! Truth be told, I was terrified! Agreeing to give this talk was challenging me in more ways than I had bargained for. Is happiness an inside job?

A new way to deal with anger…

Today, well  all week actually, I am in a bit of a spat with someone – they did something that really upset me, made me angry, that has consequences for me –I could go on, but I will spare you.  In any case, I am still pretty upset about the whole situation… I am writingContinue reading “A new way to deal with anger…”

Memories Spinning Off – Focusing and a Fear of Flying

  The young man told me he had a fear of flying – so much so, that he was working on it with another therapist.  He was curious to see what focusing would bring in helping him with this phobia. Lets take a look at what happened in Jospeh;’s  session ( not his real name) Continue reading “Memories Spinning Off – Focusing and a Fear of Flying”

Shaken but not stirred

There I was at the end of my holiday in beautiful sunny Brittany,  perfect weather, sandy beaches, turquoise clear water just perfect for paddling, and amazingly beautiful scenery.  I had one hour left before catching my train home, and I was just contemplating how to spend this time. My head was buried in google maps,Continue reading “Shaken but not stirred”