The inner troll is that nasty voice in your head that criticises you, whispers that other people will be judging you, and encourages you to give up on your good intentions. We all have one, though some people’s are nastier and louder than others. I’ve written...
We all know that being kind and generous to others makes us feel good. But how often are we similarly giving and nurturing to ourselves? More often than not we treat ourselves in a way we would never dream of doing to anyone else. When I ask, ‘What can I give myself...
Maybe you suspect you’re a people pleaser? You find it hard to say no, you rarely put your own needs first, you hate the idea of being disliked or criticised. You’re probably aware that this kind of behaviour often leads to you taking too much on, and being overloaded, but, you might also feel that it’s not so bad, really
You are not your thoughts. This is such a simple sentence, but believe me when I tell you that it’s pretty much the key to everything.
If you are prone to procrastination, it is vital to unpick the subconscious processes, so that you can change the wiring and stop sabotaging yourself.
If there is something that you would really love to do, and you know that it’s fear, not lack of desire, holding you back, then ask yourself if you want to stay trapped by this fear?
Nearly all bad habits are an attempt to leave the present moment and avoid feeling whatever you’re feeling. So, undoing a habit is both about breaking down that pathway, and (usually) dealing with why you created it in the first place.
It might seem that always being right is something to aim for, but in fact it’s both paralysing and dangerous.
Paralysing because the need to always be right means that we can’t ever risk getting anything wrong. Dangerous because it means that we are likely to ignore all evidence to the contrary as we go blithely off down our own path of righteousness.
The body needs to have a balance between being and doing because doing all the time is exhausting.