Building Your Social Capital

Social Capital: ‘Consciously and deliberately building networks that enable you to achieve your goals, fulfill your mission and make your contribution to the world.’

Living Your Confident Life

Do you find yourself procrastinating when it comes to doing something different in your life? Are you in a job that you hate but feel you ‘can’t’ do anything about? Do you struggle with building relationships of any sort, caught up in ‘what others might think’ of you mode? Have you been trying to take…

The Power Of Beliefs

Our beliefs are so powerful that they can often blind us from seeing other perspectives. And these can be so ingrained that they prevent individuals from achieving their goals. The first step to transforming your limiting beliefs is to acknowledge that you have them and to identify them. Limiting beliefs are the labels you use…

Are You An Active Listener

Active Listening When was the last time you downed tools and fully engaged in listening? It is so easy to ‘fake’ listening; a nod here, a ‘yes’ there and you think you’re giving the speaker sufficient attention. I am as guilty of it as anyone else! We need to strive to be in the present, to…

Guilty!

Guilt serves one purpose; to keep you engaged in your past. It holds you there and if you are there you are unable to be here in the present. And that means you are not living your life because the only life you have is here and now. Guilt is a grip like vice throwing…

Women At War

Many years ago I worked at a weight loss centre. The company had approximately 97% female staff and the environment was… well, hell! Never before had I seen so much cat-fighting, back scratching and bitching. I was appalled and shocked. Women getting promoted based on whether the woman above liked her and could manipulate her…

Knowing When It’s Time To Forgive

Being able to forgive someone or a group of people takes time and effort. It’s not unusual for forgiveness to take years, especially if the pain (your emotions are the key here) has been huge. We are emotional creatures and as such the larger the pain the more hurt and angry we become. And on…