Tag Archives: self-esteem

Acknowledging your Strengths, get too big for your boots!

In our culture, and by our culture I mean UK and much of Europe, we are reluctant to “blow our own trumpet”. We are taught this is “big headed”, boastful and arrogant. Sadly this often results in people feeling uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Counting your blessings, an old idea with modern meaning

As I begin to delve into Positive Psychology this week I’d like to start by exploring the value of “gratitude”. This concept has been written about within Positive Psychology and lots of great ideas have been gathered. Most of these … Continue reading

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Getting back in the driving seat of your life!

Last week I wrote about positive intentions and how these can keep us stuck if we do not find a new way to satisfy these important intentions. This week I want to build on what you need to do to … 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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Transforming poverty consciousness into abundance consciousness

Last week I wrote about changing external behaviours in relationship, this week I want to bring it back to the financial side of things. As with our ability to have relationship with people we also have a relationship with money. … Continue reading

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Keeping the Value of “Security” Healthy!

Last week I wrote about how important “security” has been as a value in my life and I want to clarify something very important. I am not suggesting that having security as a value is negative, I am merely suggesting … Continue reading

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Re-balancing Values when they clash

Last week I wrote about how sometimes our values can be in conflict in such a way that they block us from achieving from life the things we want. For me this was particularly true in that I had a … Continue reading

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When our values are in conflict

I wrote last week how it is possible to hold values that conflict with each other and how this might impact on our lives. Firstly let me explain what I mean. When I first decided to become self-employed I realised … Continue reading

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Can values be negative?

Following on from last week I want to explore the question raised by one of my readers about whether a value can be negative. If a value is important to you it is important. Someone else might view it negatively … Continue reading

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Understanding Values and how they shape our lives

I received a number of emails from readers about this new series and as a result will be addressing a few of the questions raised before proceeding in more depth. Here are the questions: What is a value? How are … Continue reading

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