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Get happy from the outside in

How many times have you heard about getting happy from the inside out? The promise of this kind of happiness is much deeper, sweeter, stable and authentic than external rewards. However, there is a way to get this deep sense of wellbeing from the outside in…
Go to the profile of Jodie Jackson
Sep 28, 2015

Are Your Self-Files Corrupted?

Too many of us live our lives based upon faulty programmed information which we've psychologically downloaded in our early years, and have since been using as the template for all of our activities and interactions.
Go to the profile of Maxine Harley
Sep 28, 2015

5 Mantras to Handle Mental Minions

Mental Minions are those little distractions that we impulsively respond to. These Minions travel in packs, and typically strike when you're supposed to be focusing on a task, especially something long-term and meaningful. Here's how NOT to get Minion-ed.
Go to the profile of Dr. Mandy Lehto
Sep 17, 2015

Mummy Tummy? I don't think so!

I am sick of hearing the term 'mummy tummy' bandied about by the press, not a day goes by without seeing some celebrity being judged by their shape and size. They used this cringe inducing name 'mummy tummy' as if using a cutesy term negates from the fact they are shaming women for their body shape and propagating ideals of negative body image for women.
Go to the profile of Sam Cleasby
Sep 16, 2015

5 Easy Ways To Stand Your Ground And Make Your Point

We all struggle at times to make our point, and to get our opinions and preferences across to others. This leaves us feeling frustrated and disappointed, and the muddles we get into can damage our relationships. Here are some simple ways you can help to make more of an impact and greatly reduce the likelihood of someone challenging what you have to say, or of things getting in a muddle.
Go to the profile of Maxine Harley
Aug 26, 2015

How Happy Can You Be?

There's lots of talk around about being happier - but it's easier said than done. Feeling happy changes the way we see ourselves and our lives... it feels good and we want more of it - and for it to last! Here are my tips and advice for a sustainably happier life...
Go to the profile of Maxine Harley
Aug 19, 2015

Are you a 'Victim' of the Imposter Syndrome?

The imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalise their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of their abilities. People remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. They constantly wait for the tap on the shoulder that says ‘you’ve been found out’.
Go to the profile of Jules Wyman
Aug 13, 2015

5 Steps to More Satisfaction

Running from yoga class to meetings, green juice in hand, regramming an inspirational Rumi quote whilst on the tube, looking forward to a wholesome vegan meal when you finally get home, still reluctantly single...is there a tiny piece of you shouting "I'M NOT SATISFIED"? Step away from the mala beads, relief is at hand
Go to the profile of Jemima House
Aug 12, 2015

Have You Given Your Bully The Slip Yet?

Bullying happens not only in the playground or park, but in the dormitory, office, boardroom or prison too. Anywhere where one person has the need to dominate and oppress another. Bullying results in feelings of weakness, vulnerability, helplessness and shame in the victim. When we've put the bullying behaviour in its rightful place these heavy feelings melt away and a new perspective and resourcefulness can take their place.
Go to the profile of Maxine Harley
Aug 12, 2015

Colour Your Life

Did you enjoy colouring as a child? I did? Then you'll be pleased to know that colouring books aimed at adults are back and are hitting the best seller lists. Discover this authors story of colouring and the benefits colouring offers you.
Go to the profile of Jackee Holder
Jul 31, 2015

How To Heal Your Relationship With Food

We all have our own unique relationship with food - and many of us also share some similar difficulties. When we explore and examine our inner child's associations with food, nourishment and nurture we can see the links with our present day relationship with food - and how to heal it.
Go to the profile of Maxine Harley
Jul 29, 2015

How to stop feeling like a failure

We are bombarded with ways to be, thing to achieve and told how to be successful, and yet so many people feel anything but that. Here's one simple way for you to stop feeling like a failure.
Go to the profile of Jules Wyman
Jul 20, 2015