SELFISH BEHAVIOUR – THE NUMBER 1 REASON NOT TO TOLERATE IT!

  We do though, don’t we? Tolerate selfish behaviour – from our loved ones, friends, work colleagues. Sometimes it is easier to “Put Up and Shut Up” It doesn’t cause conflict or any kind of unpleasantness – I mean we wouldn’t want to feel that we had “upset” anyone,...

ASSERTIVE? OVERCOMING OBSTACLES FROM CHILDHOOD

  Once upon a time, I was a child.  (Who couldn't even spell assertive!!) No surprises there then! And I have mentioned before that I did live in a somewhat chaotic household with a lot of negative emotion bouncing off the walls! To put it mildly. Having differing...

IF YOU’RE HAPPY, I’M HAPPY!

HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU HEARD THAT PHRASE??!! Ladies, with the best will in the world, how many times have you jokingly heard this from your partner? You know, “Yes Dear, Darling, Love – If you are happy then I am happy!” Does it tend to be when you want something and...

WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO GET TO KNOW YOURSELF

SO, TELL ME WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT THEN, TRACEY! I promise you, it really is.  We spend a lot of time building relationships with other people, but what about the relationship with yourself. How well do you know yourself? If you are anything like me, you get caught up...

5 Reasons To Make You Consider Ditching the Diet

Ditching the Diet! I am a really positive person and don’t like to get bogged down in negative stuff but I can’t sit quietly and watch when I hear of people I know (and those I don’t) getting caught up in the diet trap. And just to be clear, when I say diet I mean any...

IF OVERWHELM COULD SPEAK..WHAT WOULD IT ASK YOU?

OVERWHELM …ARE YOU STRUGGLING? Whether it is too many jobs to do or too many emotions to make sense of, overwhelm and anxiety drain you. You simply can’t focus. Well, actually, the message that overwhelm is trying to get across to you is to stop, take stock and...

HIDING AWAY WITH CAKE IS EASIER THAN TALKING

WHAT COULD BE EASIER THAN TALKING....?  OH YES, EATING!! ESPECIALLY WHEN THE "TALKING" IS TO YOUR HUBBY! Oh let me tell you that writing this brings back a myriad of uncomfortable emotions.  You see I was in a no win situation.  I am talking (ha ha there’s the exact...

BOUNCING BACK – ONE BITE AT A TIME!

BOUNCING BACK - ONE BITE AT A TIME! Um, it has been a difficult week. It has truly felt like bouncing back is very much off the agenda. Life’s traumas. Big, Small, Real and Raw - even perceived! They sure can floor you. My beautiful cottage no longer echoes to the...

ARE YOU BEING BULLIED AT WORK

BULLIED AT WORK!!!! Well, where do I even start with this one? My blood pressure is rising as I type along with a fizzing sense of anger.  Real anger at the absolute low life so called human beings that do this.  Assholes! Twice, yes, twice it has happened to me. The...