“Practice” is an interesting word; in one sense it refers to something that we are actually doing (e.g. my consulting practice) and in another sense it refers to repeated exercise to improve a skill. As I have said before I think that there are things we can practice and get better at, and things that
There are a lot of things in life that if you practice you get better at (remember that whole 10,000 hours thing); playing a musical instrument, shooting hoops, drilling for a spelling test. The more you practice the better you get. In some ways that is true of any habit or attitude: if you practice
What happens when something scares you? I don’t mean when you get surprised or shocked by something, I mean when something touches a deep part of your being and triggers that feeling of being threatened. Neurophysiology can show us what our brain does and psychology has provided some simple ways of understanding that reaction: flight
Your intrepid writer/blogger/speaker will be speaking in London at the June conference! The title of my talk is “Living Your Truth” and I am excited to be a part of this event. I will of course share the content of my talk (or a video if available) for all right here!
Many of us, most of us move about our daily lives acting and reacting without spending a lot of time thinking about “why” we are doing something a particular way, or “why” we feel a certain way about the situations we find ourselves in. And this is perfectly fine, it is normal and it is
Gratitude is simple: find something to appreciate and express that appreciation. I am sure that you have heard the self-help mantra around changing your life with “an attitude of gratitude.” Sometimes we say that with a bit of a snarky smile, sometimes we say it very genuinely; how you treat that phrase is less important
Where is that balance between protecting, nurturing and loving, and enabling narcissistic self-centeredness? Real question, please answer if you can. There is a lot of chatter about the increasingly narcissistic tendencies of the younger generations, fueled by things like Facebook and Instagram and whatever the latest tool is for sharing your every thought, movement and