My son has a really hard time finding safety in the outside world. If he could choose, he’d be with me or his father 24/7. But since we’re limited beings, and the world is inherently unsafe, we need to find other ways to help our children feel safe.
We named our business ‘Show Yourself’ knowing only too well how challenging that can really be. Why is it so terrifying to show your true colours? And why is it that, in the end, we really don’t have a choice?
What is the one response that works on an angry friend, a scared child and a grieving family member? It’s empathy. It’s one of the most valuable skills we can acquire and the impact on our personal and professional relationships is amazing. Why not give it a try?
Why do we sometimes feel disappointed when we don’t expect it? What’s behind that sudden emotional reaction? I just received some news which I thought I was prepared for, and yet, it hit me harder than I thought…
I’m about to undergo surgery, but have only just realised that I might be slightly nervous about it. Why did it take me so long to register that? And what can I do about it?
When I shut down in fear, and completely freeze up, what am I really thinking? What’s my self-talk like? And how did I discover it?
Sometimes what we fear is so strong that we can’t enjoy the reality that is right in front of us. This weekend is a challenge in overcoming that.
What is the more contagious and infectious virus of today? The one almost none of us can avoid even if we don’t have Covid? And how can you deal with it once you’ve caught it?
Running gives you time to think, and to reflect. I’ve picked up some lessons about myself and about life in the process that I want to share with you!
Why do we vilify some groups and pretend all people in that group are bad? Why is it so hard to emphatise with our ‘enemies’?