Feelings... What is a feeling? What if you were to see the movement of life and all that you feel through the metaphor of seasons? What's important about naming and exploring what you are experiencing? What judgements do you make about what you feel? How do you express the range and depth of who you are?
I have had an interesting weekend watching a junior sport tournament. While observing, I noticed various different approaches to loss being displayed.
Hi all. I have just returned from Sydney where I attended a 2 day Resilience Coaching training workshop. I will now go through an accreditation process and thereafter be able to run workshops teaching others how to develop their resilience. It has been extremely interesting and beneficial, both professionally and personally, and I have returned full of ideas and inspiration. Today I want to write about something that struck me on a personal level while attending the workshop.
Wearing color is the easiest way to brighten up a grey winter’s day. Whether it’s donning a bright dress or coat to frighten away the winter blues, or even as simple as adding a touch of color with a scarf or some jewelry, you’ll find wearing color will bring a smile to you and to those who see you. Did you know that different colors evoke different feelings and responses from people? It’s sometimes referred to as “The Psychology of Colour”.
Yes, I would wait until I knew my roommates were asleep before tip-toeing to the fridge to eat while no one could see me. I would buy two ice creams from two different shops near my work so that the shop assistants wouldn’t know that I was eating two. I would turn down a slice of cake at social events and then eat a whole one on my own when I thought no one could see…
I have been reading a book called "The Optimistic Child" by Martin Seligman which I am finding VERY insightful. This article is a personal response using some of what I learned.
Desire is a calling, a call to fulfillment, to come home to who we are. Desire is wanting, and true wanting stretches us, to grow, to become more. We are always at choice. And when we live our lives intentionally we are focused. What is your heart's desire? What do you want? Are the choices you are making affirming or depleting your life? Where are you putting your attention?
The All or Nothing can’t stand where they are, so they choose to use extreme measures to create change as quickly as possible. The lie they believe is that the “All” approach will bring the results they desire. But despite short-term advances, those two steps forwards are always followed by three steps back.
If there is ever a time when you need to be brimming with confidence and healthy self-esteem, it is when preparing a job application and presentation for interview. How should the new entrant to the work-force - in the virtual absence of previous work history - avoid making unevidenced claims about their capabilities and still command the interest of employers? What do employers need to take into account to provide opportunity for and benefit from new blood transfused into the workforce?
When you are in need, lonely, frightened, hurt or wanting human contact what do you do? How good are you at communicating your needs? What do you do when the other person is not picking up the signal? This article invites you to explore the patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving you repeat, and grow your awareness. Awareness gives you conscious choice.