The Empathy Response – Why? How? When?

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?

Are You Aware of What Winds You Up? (And Can You Get Back Down?)

We are all faced with stressors in our everyday lives, but what stresses out one person might not stress out someone else. The same rule applies to all of us, though: what goes up must come down. But how?

10 Things I Love About Myself (That I’m Not Supposed To)

We get taught an awful lot, implicitly and sometimes explicitly, about what we’re supposed to love and hate about ourselves. Until we decide we no longer buy it. Until we decide we can just love it all!

The Work by Byron Katie #5 – Turn It Around

The final post in my series on Byron Katie’s The Work deals with turning your beliefs around, finding the opposite thought and seeing how, when and where it could possibly be true. This work has slowly been unveiling its secrets to me, through practice, and I haven’t seen the end of it yet. So happy for another piece of the magical puzzle of self-exploration to fall into place.

The Work by Byron Katie #4 – Who or What Would You Be Without the Thought?

The final and fourth question in The Work by Byron Katie centres around imagining a world, a version of yourself, without the thought that’s holding you back. Here’s how to tackle it, enjoy!

The Work by Byron Katie #3 – How Do You React When You Believe That Thought?

Today I talk about question 3 of The Work by Byron Katie. The Work is a great way to explore your own thoughts and the impact they have on your life. It centers around 4 questions you can ask yourself, to coach yourself to more insight, more freedom and more happiness.

The Work by Byron Katie #2 – Can You Absolutely Know that it’s True?

In this post, I tackle question 2 of The Work. The Work by Byron Katie is a great way to explore your own thoughts and the impact they have on your life. It centers around 4 simple, though not necessarily easy, questions.

7 Signs That You (Are Learning To) Love Yourself

Self-love is a hot topic and has been for years. But what does it really mean to love yourself? And what signs can you see along the way that show you are on the right track? Here’s my humble tuppenceworth on the issue.