Is Perfectionism Good Or Bad?

A new client came to see me recently and explained that he finds it very hard to decide almost anything. The more important the decision the more he agonizes. He wants every decision to be “perfect”. He is often petrified...

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How Can Creative Thinking Be Improved?

We tend to admire creative people. We think of them as artists, writers, performers or great thinkers like philosophers, mathematicians or even super successful business types. We often hold them apart from us as if they have been mysteriously touched and...

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How Memory Works And How To Improve Your Own Memory

The mysteries of the brain intrigue most of us. That 3-pound mass of grey matter with its 100 billion neurons protected by a relatively puny bony structure (the skull)  literally operates everything. The brain process we seem to be most...

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Being Critical? Are You Helping Or Hurting?

Most of us have heard the expression that a person is “his own worst critic”. We often do not give ourselves enough credit for performing well and regularly beat ourselves up for not performing better. For some of us it...

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The Amazing Healing Power Of Humor

Everyone enjoys a good laugh…don’t you? Even the most no-nonsense, restrained, sober and conservative person enjoys the feeling of being uplifted and carried away by the sheer delight of laughter. It is one of the most enjoyable of human expressions. Appreciating...

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Not Enough Time? How To Slow Down And Achieve More

You set your goals, prepared to meet personal challenges and geared up to win professional battles. Ready to run down the path to success, you resolved to get more done and achieve your dreams. This was your time. So,you began to...

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Success Depends On Self-Care. 7 Habits That Will Keep You Strong And Make You Successful.

Becoming successful typically requires really good self-care. Reaching the top of your game doesn't often happen if you're feeling out of sorts or sick. Success won’t feel good unless you feel good. Elevating your idea of self-care is a crucial part...

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The Top 10 Barriers To Self-Growth

Almost anyone you meet these days is seeking ways to improve, become more “evolved” or just simply be a better person. The self-growth and self-help industry has soared in popularity almost as fast as the diet and fitness industry. It...

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The Top 7 Benefits Of Being A Kinder Spouse

Remember when you couldn’t wait to lavish the one you loved with a million kindnesses, big and small? Once upon a time, the idea of being compassionate, thoughtful and self-sacrificing was not difficult. It wasn’t an imposition. It wasn’t an...

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Hijacked by Panic? Tips For Overcoming Overwhelm

Do you know panic? Sometimes it comes in hot and harsh, takes over, knocks you back with fear or upset, and spooks you for a long time afterward. Sometimes it rises slowly, overwhelming you with the thought that when you do...

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