DOING THE RIGHT THING CAN BE DIFFICULT!!

Doing the right thing can be stressful

Why can’t things be simple? Why is the bad option nearly always the easiest and the most tempting? I can see why people are lured to the dark side! It’s not fair. It’s not fair at all! The fact is, if doing the right thing was so easy, nearly everyone would be doing it. The […]

14 QUOTES ON FORGIVENESS

Practise forgiveness and lighten your load!

Forgiveness is one of the hardest things to practise, especially if you have been treated appallingly. Your mistreatment can make you feel angry and severely depressed, and understandably, the forgiveness notion can be the furthest thing from your mind. There are some misconceptions about forgiveness. Here’s what it isn’t… It isn’t about assuaging someone else’s […]

13 QUOTES ON MENTAL STRENGTH

Mental strength is no easy feat but the rewards are great if you practice it!

I’m writing about mental strength here. They key to self-control and self-empowerment. The endurance to vanquish obstacles, smash barriers and grow as a person. Mental strength is by no means an easy feat, but you have to go through the hardship if you want to emerge successfully on the other side. After all, there is […]

COMBATTING THE ‘CONTROL FREAK’ (PART 2)

Combatting 'control freaks' is easy when you know how...

Arm yourself with the following defence strategies: 1. Keep calm Think calming, peaceful thoughts while you are under assault. A gentle flowing stream? A warm and sunny summer’s day etc.? You get my drift.  You can even attempt taking subtle deep breaths and concentrate on that. Try not to get angry (I know that’s easier […]

COMBATTING THE ‘CONTROL FREAK’ (PART 1)

Combatting 'control freaks' is easy when you know how...

There are a lot of ‘control freaks’ out there.   I’ve certainly met more than a few. You’d perhaps think you would experience it less as you grew older – being wiser and more able and confident to make more decisions independently. People would take a step back, letting you flourish and mature into the […]

13 QUOTES ON FOLLOWING YOUR DREAMS

Follow your dreams - you can realise them!

It’s always nice to have dreams. Dreams of what we want to achieve. They keep us going and provide us with a blissful escape from the humdrum of our lives. But they don’t just have to be fantasies to indulge in when you have a few spare minutes to yourself or when you are sleeping. […]

BEWARE THE DREAM STOMPERS!!!

Dream Stompers are dangerous. Don't let them trample your dreams!

Seriously, why do people feel the need to trample on others’ dreams…CONSTANTLY??? Stomp. Stomp. STOMP! I’m not talking here about those who tell us what we don’t want to hear because they want what is best for us. I’m talking about hard-core dream stompers. The ones that rain on your parade (a deluge!) every opportunity […]

SELF-CONFIDENCE DESTROYERS: 4 HABITS TO AVOID…

Self-Confidence can be destroyed easily. Don't let these 4 toxic habits wreck yours!

Confidence is sexy. Very much so! It is nice to meet people who are sure of themselves (without being arrogant), know what they want, and have complete certainty in their abilities. They walk with their heads up, shoulders back, chest out and they believe their own hype. The confidence radiates off of them. If you […]