I can be a difficult person. For some people. Some of the time. Probably, you can be too. Sometimes my energy is strong, or out of proportion. Sometimes I don’t respond in the way that the other person wants or needs. And sometimes people get upset, irritated or annoyed, with me. Sometimes I get annoyedContinue reading “Difficult People”
Category Archives: Challenging emotions
Handling Emotional Reactions
Are you someone who ever gets emotionally triggered or reactive when things don’t go your way and you then do or say something you later regret? It can happens to all of us, especially when we are stressed. So what can you actually do about it? This might sound obvious, but the first thing youContinue reading “Handling Emotional Reactions”
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”
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…”