Westworld: Can we ever escape our programming?

Westworld Spoiler Alert If you are not a fan of Westworld you don’t have to be to understand a little of the way we are programmed. If you are and want to avoid spoilers watch the Season 2  Finale before reading further. Westworld is more than just Science Fiction The TV show Westworld is so… Continue reading Westworld: Can we ever escape our programming?

It’s Time To Fire Your Head Coach

Are you ready to fire your Head Coach? The one you hear from every minute of every single day? Imagine you get up in the morning and your appointment with your coach starts like this. You really are a waste of space What can you honestly say you have achieved this week? I think you… Continue reading It’s Time To Fire Your Head Coach

Disaster Or a Useful Life Lesson?

Turn your Screw Ups Into a Life Lesson Are you open to learn a life lesson? Has something happened to you recently that you wish hadn’t? Are you prepared to accept it as a life lesson instead of believing you screwed up or made a big mistake? I’m not sure if everything happens for a… Continue reading Disaster Or a Useful Life Lesson?

Use These Easy Affirmations To Create A Great Day

If you struggle with knowing what to say when doing affirmations here are some ideas. Choose a few that resonate with you and say them regularly. Write them on a sticky note or as a note on your phone to remind you. We get what we think about so why not think positive and encouraging… Continue reading Use These Easy Affirmations To Create A Great Day

Is Overwhelm and Comparison Stealing Your Joy?

When we compare ourselves and our achievements to others it can be tempting to become despondent. I have recently been around people  who seem to be doing really well, starting new businesses, decorating their homes, planning vacations – being successful. I had a depressing moment of comparison and it seems that poor little old me… Continue reading Is Overwhelm and Comparison Stealing Your Joy?

Saving For a Rainy Day? Maybe It’s Already Pouring?

What are you depriving yourself of? I was recently able to spend time with my Mum on Mother’s Day (It’s in March in the UK) and bought her a nice smart cardigan as a gift. We were going out for lunch and I suggested she wear it. After initially deciding to keep it for ‘best’… Continue reading Saving For a Rainy Day? Maybe It’s Already Pouring?

Do You Need A Time Out?

Do you need a Time Out?  People appear to be overwhelmed, angry and frustrated and some have forgotten how to be nice to each other. Ok that’s the way the TV news channel would have us believe. The reality is that there is a beautiful world full of good people who want to help and… Continue reading Do You Need A Time Out?

Hope You 'Get To' Have a Merry Christmas

Yesterday my friends and I were chatting about  people who are hard to buy gifts for. We realized that worrying about what to buy people who don’t want or need anything is a pretty crazy first world problem It got me thinking about things that we feel that we ‘have’ to do rather than what… Continue reading Hope You 'Get To' Have a Merry Christmas

Relationships Are In The Details

My husband Al doesn’t  know how to stack a dishwasher, or rather he doesn’t know how to stack one efficiently so that everything gets clean, you know? the way I do it.  My stepson Jarvis and I also joke that  we wonder if he really lives here, because when he is responsible for emptying it,… Continue reading Relationships Are In The Details

Is Facebook Bringing Out Your Green Eyed Monster?

You may have seen recent studies claiming that spending too much time on social media and in particular Facebook, can make us unhappy. Many posts leave us feeling envious and with a sense that our lives are not living up to that of our friends and acquaintances. I am particularly focusing on the happy posts.… Continue reading Is Facebook Bringing Out Your Green Eyed Monster?