Pema Chodron’s Words on Fear Pema Chodron talks below on ‘tenderhearted bravery’ – what a beautiful concept. Her words on smiling towards fear, staying open in the face of fear, appreciating fear as the basis for sanity and our humanness are incredibly insightful and moving. Turn towards fear and you discover vulnerability – it allows … Continue reading Fear and “Tenderhearted Bravery” – Pema Chodron’s Teachings on Fear
Pema Chodron Quote on the Powerlessness of Fear. I read this today and immediately knew I had to share it with you. Fear is one of those things that people least understand and give the most power to. It’s in your face, it’s shouty, it’s fast, it’s illusory. It feels unmanageable and closed to negotiation. … Continue reading Fear: The Powerless Warrior – Pema Chodron Quote
What if it’s all about failing? What is it they say? “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try again”. I remember hearing that in the playground at primary school. It’s an interesting one. In my former life I would try, try and try again, but unless I brought a real conscious awareness … Continue reading Failing to Succeed – Derek Redmond
“Yes We Can”, he said time and time again. And more than any other leader that I can remember, I believed Barack Obama when he spoke those words. Yes we can be more tolerant, yes we can achieve our dreams, yes life can be better for the masses. It just takes vision and belief and effort directed … Continue reading Yes We Can. Barack Obama’s Inspiring Farewell.
So many people suffer from addiction of different kinds. Whether it be prescription meds or illegal drugs, alcohol, sex, food, shopping… If you find yourself a slave to something that you can’t easily put down and it’s having a negative impact on your life and on your health, you may be an addict of some kind. But if … Continue reading Martin Scorsese and Addiction
Radical Self-Care. I love this term. I’m not sure where I got it from, perhaps Steve Chandler, as he’s a purveyor of many forms of wonderful wisdom for me, often without him even realising it. Either way, Radical Self-Care has been my theme for the past year, and let me tell you, it’s been quite … Continue reading My Year Of Radical Self-Care.
Cognitive Hypnotherapy – and your wonderful life. When may people think of hypnotherapy their mind goes straight to the stage hypnotist swinging a watch, but modern approaches to hypnotherapy couldn’t be more different. You can read endless stories in the press of celebrities like Matt Damon, Geri Halliwell, David Beckham, Lily Allen and tons of … Continue reading How Cognitive Hypnotherapy Can Help You
30 ways to nurture yourself – mind, body, and soul. Do you struggle to find ways to love and nurture yourself? If you do you certainly are not alone. People often find that when they get stressed or overly busy the first thing that get’s dropped is themselves. Self-care is one of the most important things … Continue reading 30 Ways to Nurture Yourself
So how good are you at letting go? Letting go is not always easy. Stress, anxiety and many other negative experiences are often caused by our minds trying to take control over things that seem out of control in some way. In reality, most of us spend a whole heap of energy in trying to … Continue reading Letting go
The Power of a Good Quote How often do you read a good quote and how does this shift what you believe to be true? They’re everywhere you look. The power of a good quote is incredibly attractive. The social media platforms are full of them. But what these places are actually full of are … Continue reading 3 Ways to Shift your Belief Systems (and a good quote!)