Category Archives: Feelings & Emotions

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The 3 A’s – A Simple 3 Step Model to Deal With Your Difficult Feelings and Emotions

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Dealing with difficult feelings and emotions is one of the hardest things to learn – because we still live in a society that largely believes we should ‘suck it up’ and get on with things. Feelings and emotions are often … Continue reading

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Be Happy for LIFE: Why Your Feelings Are More Important Than Goals!

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I know this runs contrary to much of what you’ve been told, but achieving your goals will NOT give you lasting happiness. Working towards and achieving goals is the PURSUIT of happiness because the happiness is only temporary – until … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Blocks to Connection with Others | By Guest Author Julia Menard

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In my work with conflict, both personally and professionally as a mediator and conflict coach, I would say what touches my heart the most is the way so many of us want a deeper connection with others, but can’t seem … Continue reading

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Handle Rejection Beautifully – 7 Top Tips to Get Your Mojo Back!

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Over the years I have come to deeply realize that what ultimately drives us is not logic or ‘reality’ – but how we think and feel about things. Rejection FEELS like such a big deal AND it’s unavoidable in life … Continue reading

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Why I’m Sick of Gratitude! And How It May Actually Be Bad For You!

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Who hasn’t heard over the last few years that gratitude is the way to happiness? “Gratitude is the attitude that determines your altitude!”  Even Oprah keeps a Gratitude Journal. The thing I hate about gratitude is that it feels like … Continue reading

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7 Simple Steps to Love Yourself Unconditionally, Be Happier and More Peaceful!

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I woke up this morning and even though I knew it was just a dream I felt rejected, unwanted and unloved. I thought, “How wonderful unconditional love must feel!” The best way I have seen unconditional love described is this: … Continue reading

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Shocking Truths – 10 Real-Life Signs That You’re Addicted to Perfectionism

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So, this is a very personal article. Many of you will know that I’m a ‘recovering’ Perfectionist – and I still have to work at it. For most of my life I have been obsessed (sometimes literally) with getting things … Continue reading

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The ONE Question You MUST Ask for a Happier and More Balanced Life!

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Thinking we can ‘achieve’ balance sets us up for disappointment, because no sooner do we ‘achieve’ it then something changes and we are ‘off-balance’ again. It’s much better instead, to think of balance as something we are either: Moving towards … Continue reading

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Happiness Tip Number 1: Accept Reality

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We feel unhappy when we dislike something in our current situation – when we ‘resist reality’. In fact, most forms of unhappiness, negativity or suffering simply come from resisting what already IS. This simple happiness tip and the 2 simple … Continue reading

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How to End Your UNhappiness

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I’m sure you’ve discovered by now, that happiness is not something we can FORCE. Happiness arises naturally when we’re in a state of contentment, acceptance and non-resistance with the world. But did you know, the opposite of Happiness is Sadness, … Continue reading

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