Live your Best Life

Combining mental, physical and spiritual wellness.

Frances Masters • Be Happy • 6 Comments

25 Incredible Quotes That Will Change the Way You Think About Life

Life is what we make of it, always has been, always will be - Grandma Moses

Be inspired by these 25 quotes that will challenge the way you think about life.  “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and […]

Frances Masters • Be Happy • No Comments

Do you Need to Climb off the Hedonic Treadmill to be Truly Happy?

Rule #1 of life. Do what makes you happy - unknown

As a therapeutic life coach, my clients often talk about wanting to be truly happy. For many, it seems, happiness is elusive and transient. For others, the pursuit of happiness can lead them into making real errors of judgement and sheer bad choices. Many clients say ‘if only I could win the lottery, that’s all […]

Frances Masters • Confidence Boosters • 1 Comment

Try this One Dynamic Tool for Supreme Self Confidence

I am the greatest, I said that before I knew I was - Muhammad Ali

Jake seemed very on edge as he sat in my consulting room. This was our first session and we were weighing each other up, trying to establish a working rapport. Jake’s impression of me would be largely subconscious. In other words, he would just ‘get a sense’ of whether I was OK or not OK. […]

Frances Masters • Be Happy • 3 Comments

How to Make Yourself Happy by Letting go of Anger

Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice - Stephen Covey

Have you ever noticed how some people get angry all the time? It’s normal and natural to experience occasional angry feelings. But, if you can’t control anger and you let anger control you, you will never learn the secret of how to make yourself happy. Surprisingly anger, like happiness, is a choice. You have far […]

Frances Masters • Confidence Boosters • 1 Comment

Five Psychotherapeutic Secrets that Boost Self Esteem

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing and be nothing - Aristotle

Do you go to parties and sometimes feel you’re on the outside looking in? Do you look enviously at others who seem relaxed, happy and confident, those lucky individuals who are able to socialise with ease and confidence? Do you hold back at work meetings even though you have good ideas? Are you frightened to […]

Frances Masters • Be Proactive • No Comments

Achieving Success: Proactive Solutions from the Zebra Spider

Believe you can and you're halfway there - Theodore Roosevelt

Sometimes it feels like the road ahead is so cluttered with obstacles we can’t even see goals we may set for ourselves, let alone achieve them. We’ve all been in situations where deadlines get pushed back, people let us down, or life just gets in the way.  Sometimes it’s just one setback, but often it […]

Frances Masters • Beat Depression • No Comments

Understanding the Link between Insomnia and Depression

Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning - Gloria Steinem

There is a clear link between insomnia and depression which many people, including mental heath professionals, can’t understand. It can seem like a chicken and egg situation. Does insomnia contribute to depression or vice versa? Do you have trouble getting to sleep at night or do you find you fall asleep OK, wake early and then […]

Frances Masters • Challenge Negativity • 2 Comments

How to Fight Depression by Challenging Negative Thoughts

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions - Dalai Lama

Even though it’s perfectly normal to feel down at times, depression can be truly debilitating. Understanding how to fight depression is the first step towards beating it. The trouble is some people never seem to beat it. David was like that. ‘It’s like someone up there has got it in for me’ he would say. Even […]

Live your best life, everyday.

Get instant access to tips and tools from The Fusion Model, starting with our free Ebook - Overcoming Negativity with The S.T.O.P! System.

No Spam. Ever

Write for Us

We're always on the lookout for new submissions and regular guest writers to help our readers live their best lives.

Train with Frances Masters

Now you can become a wellbeing coach or trainer. Contact the Integrated Coaching Academy for details of the ncfe accredited Therapeutic Coaching Diploma.

Popular Guided Meditations

Popular Articles