Understand Your Brain

The challenges to understanding the human brain are immense, and neuroscientists will require powerful technologies to meet them.  There are many ways in psychology which enable us to understand our brain better. Here are some that might be of interest to you. The Pratfall Effect : Your likability will increase if you aren’t perfect. The…

Grounding : A Strategy to Reduce Stress

Anything that makes you feel like you are strongly in your body is grounding. When you feel grounded you feel solid and strong in your body, you have no fear or anxiety and you feel at peace. It is the best place to be when you are making important decisions or presenting something to a…

Productivity Hacks – Make More Time

We all agree that time is more valuable than money. At least, that’s what we say. Then we turn around and spend hours watching bad TV we’re not even that interested in. Or 45 minutes on the phone with customer service fighting a frugal charge. Or years in a relationship or friendship we stopped feeling…

Steps to Improve Your Focus

Really, the only way to live the life you want is to focus it. And the only way to focus your life is to determine its purpose. Nothing else matters until you do so. Nothing. Until you figure out what you want and how you are going to get it- you are merely floating. Floating…

Happy Sunday > Affirmations

Using positive affirmations gives you back control of your mind and the information it receives. It puts you in the driver’s seat of your mind and lets you flood it with positive information which will change you for the better! Here are some affirmations for the week ahead. I am in the right place at…

Emotions – Deal with IT!

Emotions can have an important influence on physical health, and it is critical to deal effectively with the feelings that accompany the everyday ups and downs of life. As a personal growth enthusiast, I have given a lot of thought to how to lead a healthier life by managing your emotions. Here are some of my…

Grounding Is Important

Grounding is THE key to emotional and energetic balance. It means that you are present in your body and firmly connected to the Earth. Grounding is especially important for people with high-sensitivity (HSP – highly sensitive people). With good grounding, you can keep your balance, be fully present in the here and now and bring…

Mindfulness Anytime

Mindfulness is a translation of a word that simply means awareness. It’s a direct, intuitive knowing of what you are doing while you are doing it. It’s knowing what’s going on inside your mind and body, and what’s going on in the outside world as well. There are now thousands of research studies into the…

Self Reflection – Happy Wednesday

It’s the middle of the week and already I am tired and overwhelmed. Well we all have weeks like these. Quite often people wait for holidays or weekends for self reflection. In my opinion though, self reflection is of utmost importance during the middle of a busy week.  “The true purpose of self-reflection is to…

Divergent Thinking – Root of Creativity

A research piece promoted by rockstar educationalist, Sir Ken Robinson, attempted to quantify by just how much we actually sucked at divergent thinking. What I have gathered from various research papers is that nurturing of your divergent skills is a lifelong project. So here are a few suggestions. Write things down : Not all your…