Daily ritual during difficult times

Last week we were talking about creating habits. Today I want to help you create an easy one that will boost your happiness and be less stressed. Sound good? Let's go! Some time ago, I wrote the 'What I love list' which contains little things that make me happy and remind me in busy times to add these into my daily life when I get overwhelmed. At the moment, we live in a different kind of overwhelm and I would like to introduce you to a daily practice that I have that helps me focus on the now a [...]

2020-04-07T10:41:01+02:00April 3rd, 2020|

How to stop complaining: free tools and worksheets

Hang up our No Complaining Poster in your office at work, at the coffee machine or wherever you are surrounded by negativity and gossiping. Make requests, rather than complain! Complaint: You never help me clean up at home! Request: (made during a quiet, peaceful time, not while you're upset and emotionally charged!) I'd like to make a request. Do you have a minute? (pause) Could you clean up your own things when you are done with them? This will help me take care of the kid's things and would l [...]

2019-05-14T08:07:54+02:00May 17th, 2019|

How to be kind on world kindness day

13 November is World Kindness Day WHAT IS KINDNESS? Philospher and psychologist Piero Ferrucci says kindness is composed of 7 ingredients: Empathy Understand a friend, see his point of view instead of answering with anger or impatience. Modesty Be humble with your friends, listen to them instead of boasting about your successes. Patience Connections are more important than gaining three minutes. Think about this next time you impatiently stand in line at the supermarket. Generosity Offer an obje [...]

2018-11-28T17:35:31+02:00November 9th, 2018|

How to find inner peace

“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” - Unknown What is inner peace? Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep oneself strong in the face of discord or stress. Being "at peace" is considered by many to be healthy (homeostasis) and the opposite of being stressed or anxious. (source) According to the research of Dr. Fred Luskin of Stanford Universi [...]

2019-04-02T13:49:30+02:00June 16th, 2017|

17 ways to practice affirmations

You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which 'clicks.' -- Florence Scovel Shinn  Last week I made you look at your limiting beliefs and got you to write down a list of your affirmations. The secret is to practice them whenever you can, to integrate them in your daily life. Here are a few examples of how to do that. Create affirmations You have written a few last week. Now get some index cards and writ [...]

2019-01-09T11:19:56+02:00April 28th, 2017|
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