Tag Archives: Emotion

What is being happy?

 The emotion of being happy is something we experience in the moment. Think about it for a moment. Emotion, and I mean all emotions are short lived bio-chemical reactions created by the focus of our thoughts in any moment. Consider … Continue reading

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Using Mental Rehearsal to create your future

As promised here is a reminder about how to use mental rehearsal. So firstly a definition, mental rehearsal is the act of imagining yourself in a situation you normally find challenging and seeing yourself being successful. I wonder how many … Continue reading

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Developing a Meditation Habit, Remembering there is no goal!

This week I am continuing on from the ideas I shared with you last week. In a goal oriented world it is often challenging remembering that mediation is not about doing it right or getting to some “higher plain of … Continue reading

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Why is forgiveness often so challenging?

It is my birthday today and I found myself thinking “maybe I’ll skip the blog this week”. How interesting when I reflect that I wrote a brief holding blog last week because I was working. What is really going on? … Continue reading

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Stopping Games, stepping out of unhelpful patterns of behaviour

This week I am returning to the use of Transactional Analysis as a way of recognising and stopping negative repeating patterns of behaviour. Games are habits and we all have our own favourites. When coaching, games can be very destructive … Continue reading

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Handling unwanted emotional reactions

Do you cry when you are angry? A lot of people do, usually women. Most people who cry when they are angry become frustrated by their tears because they are an unwanted expression that often leads to feeling disempowered. Firstly … Continue reading

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Managing your internal state when receiving feedback

Last week I began writing about the power of choosing your responses particularly in regard to receiving feedback. This week I will expand by discussing how we have the ability to manage our internal state and how this too is … Continue reading

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Processing unwanted emotions

As promised this week I will discuss several approaches to handling emotions but first I want to include a word of caution. If you experience recurring unwanted emotions particularly if connected to a trauma or a history of abuse please … Continue reading

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Releasing emotional baggage to increase well-being

This week as I continue my exploration into strategies to increase resilience and well-being I turn my attention  to managing emotional baggage. Emotional baggage contributes to our stress levels. When we handle our emotions well our stress levels reduce, our … Continue reading

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Managing Emotions in Others

This week I will be completing the series by discussing how we handle emotions in others. There are so many excellent approaches out there however each situation is different and although techniques are useful it is worth bearing in mind … Continue reading

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