Category: Challenge Negativity

Making RAS Work for you: Goals, Affirmations and Saying Thank You

Why should we care about our Reticular Activating System, I hear you say? Well, RAS is the reason that you need to have a really clear idea of what your preferred future looks like; to have lots of detail and to run over it in your mind, amplifying all the positive feelings that come up when you...

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Jamie Carragher: Why Would a Fully Grown Man Spit at a 14 Year Old Girl?

It made troubling viewing, that’s for sure. The image of ex Liverpool footballer and Sky pundit Jamie Carragher spitting through his open car window at a 14 year old girl was caught on camera and beamed to the nation this week. The immediate reaction was shock and disgust. Carragher was suspended from his job at...

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One Powerful Way to Raise Self Esteem

Quitters Friday followed by Blue Monday reflects the reality that January can be a challenge for many of us. Feeling low can make us negative about who we are, or rather who we think we are. We beat ourselves up for not sticking to our New Year’s resolutions and our already fragile self esteem crashes through...

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Harmless Banter or Workplace Bullying? Here’s How to Tell

Banter – the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks – is deeply ingrained in our national sense of humour. As such, it’s part and parcel of interactions in every workplace in the land, as a form of communication that’s integral to creating a relaxed and friendly environment. But when is banter, or ‘bants’ too...

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Practicing Gratitude: 6 Creative Ways to Give Back This Year

If you’re like most of us, you probably take time during Thanksgiving to reflect on all the things you’re grateful for. While this is important, we really should keep gratitude in mind all year long. Gratitude doesn’t just help us appreciate the blessings in our lives, it also affects the way we feel. According to...

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80 Profound Insights from Albert Einstein that Could Change your Worldview Today

German born theoretical scientist, Albert Einstein is best known for the world’s most famous equation, E=mc2. He was born in 1879 and died in 1955. His great intellectual achievements and original thinking have made his name synonymous with the word ‘genius’. Einstein said of himself that one of the keys to his intelligence was his...

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59 Character Strengths to Help you Create your Most Powerful Affirmation Yet

Affirmations seem to work better for some people than for others, but why is that? Some swear by the positive impact their affirmations have made on their life and, there can be no doubt that a well placed, affirmation has the ability to ‘re-set’ the brain for positivity. This is because your brain doesn’t know...

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25 Inspirational Picture Quotes About Life, Love and Learning

Need Inspiration? Here are 25 of the most inspiring picture quotes to boost your motivation. Quotes from Zig Ziglar, Woody Allen, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney, Vincent Van Gogh, Steve Jobs and many more… ‘If you can dream it, you can achieve it’ Zig Ziglar ‘Eighty percent of success is showing up’ Woody Allen ‘The empires...

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