Is Your Self-talk Stopping You from Achieving Your Goals?

“Be careful how you are talking to yourself, because you are listening.” ~ Lisa M. Hayes. Is your self-talk peppered with words like I 'must', 'should' or 'have to'? When you speak to yourself, or anyone else like this, you're not inspiring success. In fact you are most often doing the opposite…

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Are You Struggling With Painful Thoughts and Feelings?

" A thought is harmless unless we believe it. It's not our thoughts, but our attachment to our thoughts, that causes suffering. " ~ Byron Katie.If you struggle with painful thoughts then you have probably tried everything you can to get rid of them. And you have probably also discovered…

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Body Betrayal: How “You Can Live Well” With Chronic Pain And Illness

No matter what illnesses and injuries you are carrying, while you are still breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you.” ~ Vidyamala Burch. I have only just come across the term “body betrayal”. It concisely summarizes the overwhelming thoughts and emotions that flood in, when you realize your body…

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Mindfulness for Anxiety: Your Proven Weapon for Managing Stress

“If you want to conquer anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~ Amit Ray.Reported levels of anxiety amongst children, adolescence and adults have been steadily and significantly rising since the 1950s. The ABS report on mental health in 2007 found that 45%, (almost half of all Australians)…

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De-friend Anxiety: Learn how to manage stress and anxiety in your life

“WORRYING doesn't take away tomorrow’s troubles. It TAKES AWAY TODAY'S PEACE.” ~ Randy Armstrong. WHAT IS ANXIETY? Anxiety is a normal and healthy adaptive state that prepares you for stressful or threatening situations. You experience stress and anxiety when your body releases adrenaline to prepare you physically and mentally to cope…

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