How to overcome the need for approval

How to overcome the need for approval

“Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, being nothing.” – Aristotle The constant need for approval can lead to some of our personal freedoms being destroyed. Approval seeking is something I see a great deal within my...
How to develop Self-Compassion

How to develop Self-Compassion

Self-compassion is something that has become increasingly important to me and my work with my clients throughout the past decade. I have certainly found that the more individuals understand themselves and the reasons for them being the way they are, the more likely...
How to Be More Consistent in Life

How to Be More Consistent in Life

This weekend just gone by was the final module of our current hypnotherapy practitioner diploma course. A number of our students are becoming graduates and are readying themselves to set up in business. One of the replies I give when asked about some of the more...
13 Ways to Find Happiness in the Simple Things

13 Ways to Find Happiness in the Simple Things

When times are difficult, everyone looks for varying ways to stay motivated and cheerful. Keeping a positive attitude can have a lot to do with how you see the world around you, but altering your vision of the world can sometimes be difficult. I know I find it...
9 Ways to Have More Mental Energy

9 Ways to Have More Mental Energy

Having energy is a well-known concept to all of us. We are all aware of physical energy levels, how they affect us, and ways to increase our physical energy. Many of us do not pay heed to the mental aspect of energy, or if we do, it is more of an afterthought. Mental...
How to Combat Zoom Fatigue?

How to Combat Zoom Fatigue?

The current pandemic definitely put a wrench in the well-oiled gears of people’s lives, grinding many of us to a sudden and jolting halt. Many went through a dramatic change; whether it was school, university or work, we had to adapt to a new method and standard of...
How to Stop Trying to Fit In

How to Stop Trying to Fit In

This is a topic that I have written about often. I’ve written about embracing your individuality, being authentic, being a geek, being a weirdo and lots more besides. While making our way through this life, we encounter and meet a lot of types of people and society in...
How to Stop Competing with Others?

How to Stop Competing with Others?

It can seem that much of today’s environment revolves around competition and always trying to be better than the next person. For many, from as early as our school days, we are pitted against each other in a variety of overt or subtle ways, time after time....
How to Become Mentally Strong

How to Become Mentally Strong

“The ability to continue moving when you are feeling scared, fearful or lazy is the sign of true mental strength.” ― Matthew Donnelly Emotional and Mental health conditions form a vital part of your overall wellbeing. We all tend to know that these days. These...