Why the power of gratitude raises your spirits

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus, Greek Stoic philosopher If you’re not currently practising gratitude in your daily routine, you’re missing out on the untapped potential that could make you happier and lift your spirits. It […]

Regain your inner calm in five minutes a day

Do you feel like you’re constantly busy and rushed off your feet, with no space in your life to take time for yourself? Are you stressed and feeling like the day is running away from you? Do you want to regain control and find your inner calm? What if we told you that you only […]

Improve your self-confidence and emotional connections with others

Do you feel like your insecurities and negative self-talk are holding you back? Do you want to learn how you can improve your self-confidence and overall wellbeing? Building your self-confidence might sound scary if you’re not used to pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, but it doesn’t have to be. Self-confidence lays robust foundations […]

Ups and downs: The positives and negatives of neurotic personalities

Do you have trouble controlling your emotions? Are you prone to emotional outbursts? Are your intense feelings, like anxiety or anger, getting in the way of your connections and relationships with those close to you? Those with a neurotic personality commonly experience emotional instability, mood swings, insecurity and low-self esteem. You may feel anxious, pessimistic […]

How your emotions hijack your brain

Have you ever felt heated during a meeting or conversation, but not sure why? Maybe you can’t seem to think straight and make a simple decision? Or, perhaps you’ve said the wrong thing in the heat of a moment and are left with regret? Well, it could be down to emotions hijacking your brain and […]

How to enjoy meaningful relationships

The connections we have with those near and dear to us have a positive impact on our overall mental health and wellbeing. As well as being a vital support network for us, our relationships play an important role in our learning and growth. It’s not just romantic relationships either – this applies to all relationships […]

How to stop blame from sabotaging your relationship

You’ve probably heard about how self-sabotage can get in the way of your climb up the career ladder. It gets in the way of your success and stops you from reaching your full potential, and you feel like you only have yourself to blame. Sometimes it’s our inner critic winning a battle, and sometimes it’s […]

Catastrophic thinking: How to manage negative thoughts

Dwelling on the terrible things that might happen if you do something wrong or don’t say the right thing is something we all experience, especially if the stakes are high.  If I mess up this presentation or my boss gives me a poor performance review, then I’ll lose my job and it will be the […]