Are You Stuck In The Self Destructive Cycle Of Compare And Despair?

“Reality is always KINDER than your thinking.” ~ Byron Katie. Have you noticed that every time you compare yourself to someone else, a little more of your self-esteem is eroded away? In the past this competitive need to have what he or she has was referred to as ‘keeping up with the…

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Why You Need Friendships

“Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” ~ Charles Lamb. Did you know spending time with a friend will improve the quality of your life? Women in particular seem to be innately wired to seek close friendships. And even though men are less inclined to…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Emotional Resilience

"She STOOD in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her away she ADJUSTED HER SAILS." - Elizabeth Edwards. Over the last couple of decades the taboo subject of depression and anxiety has dominated social media. Even celebrities and sports people are breaking their silence. At the same time breakthroughs in research have identified…

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Get Connected: Loneliness might be making you sick

When we focus on ourselves, our problems loom large. But when we FOCUS on OTHERS, our world expands.” ~ Daniel Goleman. US statistics show that the number of people who have no one to confide has tripled over the last 20 years.  In Australia both YOUNG and OLD are experiencing LONELINESS – with…

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