We tend to pay more attention to casual or business relationships than we do to those we depend on. Healthy relationships are vital to our wellbeing and so they need looking after. How do you maintain a relationship? Little and often.
Career happiness? Yes you can! In this engaging conversation Adele Leah explains the practical steps to take if you want to find greater fulfilment in your job, and career happiness.
We all like to be seen as experts, and it seems that many people think that an easy way to give the impression that you are one is to tell others what caused their problems. This is not always helpful.
If you have the wherewithal to choose exotic ingredients, and the skill to mix them creatively, the results might be fantastic, or, if it goes wrong, catastrophic. On the other hand, though an exotic recipe might sound tempting, don't overlook the ingredients you already have.
Some situations in life seem to demand grand gestures. It's not where you seek but how you seek that is important
Altruism if one of the natural characteristics of our species, so you are probably ahead of me on this. As a reminder though, Tuesday 11th February sees the start of Random Acts of Kindness Week.
Despite a multitude of books on the subject trying to be happy doesn't work. Achieving happiness is like the Holy Grail of personal development.
Arriving somewhere new always tempts comparison with what we already know. It is a habit that is best resisted if you want to get the most of where you are when you arrive.
Food intolerance is widespread and we are increasingly well informed about what we eat. We take great care to ensure we don’t ingest things that are toxic to our bodies. But we totally ignore the list of things that do us harm mentally. We happily and ignorantly indulge in daily habits that, to us a technical term “do our heads in." If we can spot the common allergens we can do something about them and make wiser choices.
Choosing how we think about ourselves and our lives is more helpful than waiting for life to happen to us then complaining that we got a raw deal. All it takes is some purposeful thinking and a little persistence. Here’s how to do something different. Or, in case that's too much trouble, I've provided a helpful list so that you can stick to what you know best.