Switching pronoun use in self talk may be of benefit..
Want Big Results? Maybe You Need To Start Small
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay I can to relate this. In the article below the author holds her hand up and admits even though she coaches this stuff she struggled herself with motivation. The key as it turns out is the willingness to accept we're bad at something. Too often we expect to start… Continue reading Want Big Results? Maybe You Need To Start Small
Looking After Your Emotional Wellbeing During Lockdown
Here's a useful article from the very informative and useful website theconversation.com giving us 6 useful and evidenced based ways to look after our mental wellbeing during these trying times - Coping With The Pandemic
Using EFT To Get To Sleep
Here's an interesting use for EFT and one which, on occasion, I use myself when my mind is buzzing about all sorts of things and, as in the article highlighted I use the mental imagining of tapping the EFT points so that I don't disturb 'the boss' next to me! The main article is by… Continue reading Using EFT To Get To Sleep
Keep Moving – Just Not Necessarily Forward
I'm going out on a limb somewhat here but bear with me. So, it was World Mental Health Day last Friday. A wonderful, empowering day that is getting more and more people opening up about their emotional wellbeing (I have a problem with the Mental Health tag but that's just me, probably a generational thing).… Continue reading Keep Moving – Just Not Necessarily Forward
The ‘Yeh-Buts’ and ‘What-Ifs’
'Do you run programs like these? Looking for every negative in the situation? Or maybe you look for every excuse not to do it?'
Does Your Self Talk Go Something Like This?
You've probably been doing this for years haven't you? We'll unfortunately there isn't a magic pill or technique to turn it off instantly... However... if you are willing to start with using just 5 minutes of your time a day in to practicing a positive exercise for stilling the mind things will begin to shift.… Continue reading Does Your Self Talk Go Something Like This?
Resilience – The Art Of ‘Bouncebackability’
Back in the early noughties a football manager here in the UK coined the phrase 'bouncebackability' in reference to his team's ability to 'bounce back' from adversity. I can't remember if he was praising said ability or looking for that characteristic in his players, either way the term soon stuck in the UK football world… Continue reading Resilience – The Art Of ‘Bouncebackability’
Having Trouble Sleeping? Then Read On MacDuff
A Good Night's Sleep If like me you consider yourself lucky that at soon as your head hits the pillow you can drift off quickly but also are you like me in that on waking in the morning you still feel as if you need a good caffeine hit to get you going? Then you… Continue reading Having Trouble Sleeping? Then Read On MacDuff