Albert Einstein once said “The only real valuable thing is intuition.” So why isn’t everyone using it? The truth is most people don’t know how to listen to their intuition.
Let's explore what makes us tick and how we present ourselves to the world.
The most important thing to remember is that not everyone is built of the same stuff when it comes to being able to create the necessary internal psychological structures – or mental 'grit' - to support themselves in times of great challenge, adversity and distress.
Have you ever had that ‘stuck in a rut’ feeling? Every morning it a bit like Groundhog Day. You wake up and know it's just going to be the same old routine.
"Everything changed the day she realised there was enough time for all the important things in her life" - Brian Andreas.
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.
No matter how hard you try, ignoring your negative inner critic often isn’t enough to get it out of your head. Here are three steps (and one big secret) to silencing your inner gremlin and those nagging doubts forever.
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.
How often do we challenge our view of reality? I bought an old-style Volkswagen campervan while on holiday recently in Suffolk. It is blue & cream, a little battered but, to my eyes, it is a thing of beauty.
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’.
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
We live in a world where we are bombarded by ideal versions of things - the media gives us constant examples of how we can be better and feeds into our deepest insecurities that we are not enough - that we need to be happier or richer, slimmer or fitter.
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.
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.
Twitter is great for connecting you to people. My twitter @beckywalshcom just connected me to a man on the other side of the world. Dr Mark Rogers, a neuroscientist from Australia. Mark popped me a tweet asking me to take a look at his brainy blog. Well what else could I do, I love a good brain!
It has taken great courage and strength to come out and say what I am about to say; ‘I’m a lifeaholic’ I know I need help. I am letting real life get in the way of my virtual life. Time talking, looking and playing is destroying quality time tapping away on my keyboard.