Category Archives: relationships

Relationship poisons, how we accidentally damage our relationships!

This week I’m re-publishing a blog about relationships as it really connects with how values can clash in a relationship. Next week I will write a new blog about security and relationships. Here is the relationship blog to get you … Continue reading

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Do you want to be right or do you want to be happy?

Last week we began exploring the impact of being internally referenced in a given context using NLP Metaprograms. Reading back last weeks blog I realise I was not clear about the definition so here it is. You are internally referenced … Continue reading

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Becoming habitually healthy! When healthy eating and exercising are normal!

Becoming habitually healthy! When healthy eating and exercising are normal! Over the years I have read many different options about what needs to happen for a habit to change. Sometimes in NLP there is a tendency to make big claims, … Continue reading

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Getting back up again, the secret to continuing your weight loss journey

There is something I have noticed talking to people about weight loss, are you curious to know what it is? Well it is the all or nothing mentality. I speak to people who have been eating sensibly for several months … Continue reading

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Comfort Eating, a personal reflection

This week I would like to share a personal experience with you about where I am on my journey with regards to comfort eating. Let me begin by sharing with you what happened to trigger the start of a comfort … Continue reading

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Thoughtful values provide meaning and build resilience

I write this blog as the final day of the Olympics progresses toward an exciting finale. Watching all the athletes and sportsmen and women this week has been very inspirational. Both in success and less than they hoped for there … Continue reading

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Unmatched expectations the path to unhappiness

Once more I return to the ten features that make up a resilient mindset according Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein. This week I am reflecting on the characteristic of realistic goal setting and expectations. If you live in the UK … Continue reading

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Resilient interpersonal communication skills, understanding and being understood

Continuing my series of blogs on developing resilience I would like to turn to the important role interpersonal communication takes. Understanding others relates to my previous blogs on empathy and goes much further. NLP has a useful communication model that … Continue reading

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Empathy and owning our own “stuff”

Continuing with my series of blogs exploring what we need to consider to develop robust resilience I would like to spend another week focusing on empathy. I was watching an old re-run of the USA version of the “Biggest Loser” … Continue reading

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Empathy as a pathway to resilience

This series of blogs are based on the framework for developing resilience as described by Brooks and Goldstein in their book “The Power of Resilience”. Although I am using their framework for discussion I am introducing my own perspective and … Continue reading

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