Skip to Navigation

If you want a peaceful, harmonious life you have to work at it.

By harmonious I mean, balanced, congenial, relaxed… a life where you are in tune with yourself, surrounded by people with whom you have reciprocal liking and respect, a life that is marked by tranquility and contentment and where you feel appreciated, valued and understood.

Does this sound like a tall order, a tad idealistic? Maybe it does but then that’s the way aspirations can sound, especially to people who don’t have or maybe don’t believe in them.

Coming back to my opening line; harmony doesn’t mean the absence the things that disturb and upset us. That would be impossible, and it would also mean that we’d be under-stimulated, bored and boring.

Striving for a harmonious life means actively working towards it by giving our attention to aspects of life that are harmony-enhancing.

What do you think? Share your thoughts...

Latest from the blog

More on Responding to Shouting…

Conflict causes misery and burns up energy that would otherwise used productively. But it doesn’t have to be like this.
If you are involved in a dispute at work (or elsewhere) here are some things you can do to start to resolve it.

Continue reading

The Customer Is Always Right… Sometimes

customer

The original meaning of the phrase has been generalised to become an unconscious script in many situations, to a point where staff on the receiving end of bad behaviour think that they must submit to discourteous behaviour and mistreatment.

Time for a change to keep up with the times.

Continue reading

Difficult Colleagues, What to Do

Workplace Conflict Resolution

Difficult people at work? We all know they exist, and mostly we work round them. But this general epithet ‘difficult person’ hides deep roots that are sometimes difficult to deal with. Eberybody has to rub along together at work, right? After all, most of us work in teams and being a team-player is understood to be a tstandard requirement…right? Well, of course not.

Continue reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Get it now.

How to be more Resilient

Get my super-helpful guide '9 Steps to Resilience' absolutely FREE, when you subscribe to my newsletter.

Understand the steps to resilience and you can develop the ability to cope with problems and setbacks with less stress and more confidence.
close-link
%d bloggers like this: