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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Is There A Difference Between A Life Coach And A Therapist?

Both coaching and therapy are based on continuous, one-on-one meetings between an individual and therapist or coach. Both professions assist individuals who are in need of change. Coaching and therapy are aimed at helping clients discover the right direction...

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Do You Have A High EQ? 5 Ways to Tell If You Are Emotionally Intelligent

What attributes do you ascribe to someone who you think of as intelligent? Do you think of them as really smart? Do they have to know a lot? Do they have to have a great memory? Understand math? Speak...

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How To Have A Difficult Conversation

We tend to avoid difficult conversations for many reasons. We may be afraid to start a fight; we may think we would be rejected or misunderstood; we don’t want to annoy; maybe the point we would like to make...

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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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What it Takes To Bounce Back And Fail Forward

“The essence of man is imperfection. Know that you're going to make mistakes. The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his orders from one who does. Wake up and realize this: Failure is simply a price we pay...

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How To Become More Assertive: The Top 10 Tips

Some folk see the world as being composed of basically 2 types of people: those who are aggressive or confrontational and those others who aren’t. Obviously, as in most things, there is a middle ground. However, many people have a high...

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