Looking Back

With the seasons of spring, summer, autumn, and winter: all creatures in the animal kingdom respond by adapting to the changes the seasons bring. So, too: humans need to adapt to the seasons of the human life-cycle. Each new phase of the human life-cycle brings with it opportunities to grow and evolve, but in the…

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In Need of a Self-esteem Make-over?

You are a character in your life story, but are you playing the lead role? Without realizing it - and based on a lifetime of constant, negative re-editing - your perception of yourself may not be particularly positive. So, what can you do to reclaim the lead role in your life story? Ideas include: Realize…

Burn-out

Burn-out is emotional and physical exhaustion triggered by a number of factors, such as: Heavy workload Work/personal life imbalance Habitually working long hours Not getting enough rest. Symptoms include: Constant tiredness Being unable to appreciate the value of what you do Feeling isolated, unappreciated, and stressed. Ideas for reducing the symptoms of burn-out are: Get…

The Miracle

Imagine, if you will, finishing your day in the usual way. You go to bed in the usual way, but overnight, while you sleep, a miracle happens. The following morning you awake refreshed and feeling oh so very good. And that feeling stays with you all day. Yes, you read the words correctly. ‘As if…