What do you do when you feel overwhelmed? But more specifically, what do you do to support yourself when you feel overwhelmed? The answers might be exactly the same or perhaps you can't find an answer to the second question. Maybe when you're overwhelmed you go into an unconscious downward spiral. You might not know … Continue reading What do you do when you feel overwhelmed?
New years resolution have garnered a bad reputation for being unreliable and not living up to their expectations. And so instead we call them goals or intentions (or whatever else we can come up with). But as Shakespeare said 'a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet'. We call it something else … Continue reading By any other name
How exactly did the Lions become the King of the Jungle, when they don't even live there? I suppose there is something noteworthy about having such a reputation that you're considered to 'rule' (or at least hold a respectable level of status) in spaces that you don't even venture into.
I think that this matters and I think I think that this is important. If you had a conversation with a lot of companies, particularly since this covid pandemic, they would have something to say about the importance of wellbeing. We're all aware that peoples mental health and general wellbeing has been impacted by the … Continue reading Wellbeing in the workplace
I think sometimes the fear we have of making the wrong choice is really just a sign that our mind is not clear. On the flipside, when you're mind is not clouded over with stuff you're able to be more spontaneous and quick thinking with your choices. More often than we realise we know exactly … Continue reading What do you really want to do?
Sometimes the choice you have to make is between taking care of yourself and meeting other peoples expectations. Nobody wants to be considered a let down which is why often people end up putting themselves aside and focusing more on other people. But you shouldn't treat yourself as though you don't matter, you matter just … Continue reading What matters most?
When someone you care about comes to you with a problem even if they don't ask you for advice you're instinct is to help them and to make the problem go away. You tell them what you think they should do or what you think will fix the problem because you feel like it's the … Continue reading Why people give unsolicited advice?
If you aspire to allow your curiosity to come out and play then this quote is one to live by. Asking questions can be scary and uncomfortable so taking on a mindset that no question is stupid may help to relieve some of those feelings. But after mustering up the courage to ask, if you … Continue reading There’s no such thing as a stupid question
When it comes to what is important sometimes we confuse external pressures or expectations with what really matters to us personally. In doing so we end up focusing on and prioritising the wrong things. These external things could come from work, family or friends and they overwhelm us because we aren't clear about what we're … Continue reading What matters most?
Getting feedback can be terrifying. Even if you have confidence in what you do the last thing you want is for someone else to come along and tell you that actually what you're doing isn't as good as you think it is. I think feedback is difficult to take in because we act as if … Continue reading How to get better at receiving feedback?