What if I told you, You are AMAZING! You are BRAVE! You are STRONG! Would you accept it as truth or would you cringe or argue with me? When I was a young woman I used to have long fingernails and I used to paint them. They looked really nice, even if I say so myself. … [Read more...] about What if I told you how amazing you are?
I thought I knew myself. I really did. I’m a tropical flower. I LOVE sunshine and warm weather. I HATE rain and wind. And I hate it even more when I’m on holiday! Walking hurts because of my lower back pain – though I’ve had massive improvements since I started the Alexander Technique. Then Paul and I started out on our first break together in Penzance and everything I thought I knew about myself turned on its head. … [Read more...] about What limiting belief are you holding on to and how do you let it go?
My Mum was one of those women who loved to give. Unfortunately, she was also unable to receive – anything! My Dad and I used to find ways around it but it was really hard work. One day I asked her, “How does it feel to give?” She replied, “It feels wonderful!”. Then I asked her, “So why won’t you allow me to feel wonderful too?” She was taken aback, “I never thought of it that way”, she replied. … [Read more...] about Why the return on random acts of kindness is off the chart!
One of the great things about my relationship with Paul is that it is an on-going source of new insights. We’ve now been together almost two years and I notice we keep discovering new things about each other. Every time we do, it’s a thrill for both of us. You might say it’s easy to keep discovering new things when you’re in a fairly new relationship. And you might add that, when you’ve been together several years, you know each other pretty well, anyway. … [Read more...] about To revitalise your relationship get to know your partner
After you’ve been together for some times it’s easy to fall into bad habits that can kill your love for each other. Here are 5 behaviours that are both individually and collectively very powerful in enabling you to rekindle your love – but you will have to take the first step. That’s because you only have control over your own behaviour. When you start changing your behaviour, it’s almost 100% guaranteed that you partner will respond in kind. … [Read more...] about 5 behaviours that can rekindle love
If you’d said that to me a few years back, I would have been seriously pissed at you! Unfortunately, I’ve come to agree that we often find different ways to undermine the people we say we love, even though we don’t really mean to. Here’s an example. Example No. 1: I’ll start with a joke to lighten things up: A mother is pushing a pram down the street carrying her 10 year old child. A woman approaches her and says, with sympathy, “how unfortunate your son is disabled and can’t … [Read more...] about 7 behaviours that destroy love