Tag Archives: self esteem

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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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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Identifying repeating patterns of behaviour

Firstly, apologies for not getting my blog out last week, I have a good reason. We moved house on Monday and quite frankly it was chaos! The good news however is that we are now settled in our new location … Continue reading

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Being the author of your own life!

For the last few weeks we have been exploring some aspects of handling other people as part of my series on personal power. This week I want to bring it back to you. As I write this we are about … Continue reading

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Assertively handling people who are always “right”!

A couple of weeks ago I promised we would start talking about how to handle particular challenging behaviours so let’s make a start this week. I wonder how many of you know someone who is “always right” even when they’re … Continue reading

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Noticing when we are giving our Power away to others and learning to take it back

I received several messages from people last week about their own experience of being externally referenced so I’ll continue the discussion there. So first here is reminder of the definition of the external referencing part of this NLP metaprogram. This … 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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What does is Choice and how do you know you have it?

Last week I spoke about why choice is important as a means to stepping into your personal power. This week let us get clear about the definition of choice. Acting without choice means we are operating on an automatic pilot … Continue reading

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