Stamp Out Negativity From Others

Emotional energy comes in many shapes and sizes, from happiness to sadness, from excitement to fear and each one is contagious! Have you noticed how just being in the same room as someone who is constantly ‘down’ can leave you feeling drained? It’s as if they are sapping all of your energy but in fact, it is you…

Are You Behaving Badly?

Emotions and Behaviour  Our behaviour is a reflection of our emotions; how we feel. And the feelings come from our thoughts and our environmental experiences. Would it be fair to say that when you think about something very sad (tsunami, earthquakes) your feelings tend to tune in with the thought? For a lot of people this happens automatically, they don’t even realise…

How to Measure Your Emotions

Scaling Your Emotions Our emotions play a huge part in how we react and behave. Our feelings have a way of showing through even when we are doing our best to ‘conceal’ them.  How do you get to a more joyful place? How do you get from a place of darkness to being content or all the…

Minding Your Behaviour

Our behaviour is a reflection of our emotions; how we feel. And the feelings come from our thoughts and our environmental experiences. Would it be fair to say that when you think about something very sad (tsunami, earthquakes) your feelings tend to tune in with the thought? For a lot of people this happens automatically,…

Mind Your Language!

It only takes one poorly phrased comment on someone’s weight (‘don’t eat so much, you’re putting on weight’, etc) to affect their self-image and feelings around food for years to come. A number of studies carried out have captured the impact of unhelpful language when referring to weight, in particular, that of the parent’s to their daughters. In one retrospective…

Do You Understand Your Emotions?

I had the pleasure of reading a soon to be released white paper on the importance of understanding emotions written by Jeanine Broderick of the Happiness 1st Institute. Not only did it reinforce what I already knew about the emotional scale and how we ‘label’ each other based on appearance & behaviour it also provided…

Mindset – Staying Positive

Do you get up with a spring in your step? Do you look in the mirror and smile at your reflection? Let’s get down to the topic of mindset – staying positive…It’s your mind remember… No one else controls it and therefore you choose what goes through it, stays in it and what you boot…