Category: Tough Times

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5 Positive Practices for Being Alone During Lockdown

If there’s anything I know first-hand, it’s tried and tested ways to do being alone well.

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Top 12 Podcasts For Personal​ Development & Tips For Listening.

Could listening to podcasts improve your Mental Health? 

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Mind Management & Finding Connection During Lockdown

Helping ourselves through tough times is an act of service we don’t always feel like performing…

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Using Movement & Food to Lift Your Mood During Lockdown

When we feel low, moving our body and eating for nutrition are two of the simplest, most beneficial practices we can commit to.  They’re also often the most challenging.

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Lonely, Isolated, Alone? Move Through All The Feelings

If there’s anything I know first-hand, it’s tried and tested ways to do being alone well.

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When Tough Months Strike, Make This Quick Check

Did you have a brutal month?

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Appreciation: The Key to Fulfilment & the Path Through Pain

Showing appreciation, being thankful and having an attitude of gratitude are features we increasingly see on wellbeing and personal development sites.  It’s borderline #trending but why do we need to be reminded to say thank you – aren’t we all already doing so?

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The Four Creatures Of Wanting

At the beginning of Lent this year, I decided to take a break from alcohol.

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Surviving Separation​

Seven years ago this week, my daughter and I left our family home and life as we knew it and started over, just the two of us.

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Overcome Fear With This Simple Distraction Method

Last week when we boarded a plane to Dublin, the lady directly in front of me was in a state of complete fear about the whole experience.  Clearly, she had a major internal imbalance causing her distress.  I had a pretty good sense that I could help if she was open to it.

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This Is The Cost Of What You Want Most

It’s what makes the best novels great, the most captivating movies sell-out, the scenario in which the main character must pay the unthinkable cost for what they most desire. You lean in, hoping they don’t choose the option that means if the same were true for you in your current situation you’d be screwed.

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8 Powerful Practices For Surviving Uncertain Seasons

Have you ever had the feeling you’re on the cusp of something new but there are no clear signs as to what that ‘something’ is?