Category: emotions

5 Steps to Calm Your Nerves

5 Steps to Calm Your Nerves

| December 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

  We all get nervous from time to time. The symptoms vary and can range from shortness of breath, a pulsating heart, butterflies in the stomach, through to sweating and even dizziness. I was interviewed on radio for MINDFOOD Australia last week, and I have to admit for the half an hour before the interview, […]

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How to Make Your Own Xmas Gratitude Tree

How to Make Your Own Xmas Gratitude Tree

| December 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

As we get closer to Xmas I find there’s a tendency to start feeling like we’re running out of time and the year is almost up. We then switch to pondering all those things that we didn’t get done, all those dreams that passed us by and generally everything that we didn’t achieve throughout the […]

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How to Stop Trying to Control Everything

How to Stop Trying to Control Everything

| November 5, 2013 | 13 Comments

There’s one thing that I find crops up time and time again when I work with people in a coaching capacity. It usually comes wrapped up in various guises or stories, but once we drill down through all of the layers, we end up at the same place. I’m talking about one small but very […]

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Kindness Interview with Jono Fisher – the Wake up Project

Kindness Interview with Jono Fisher – the Wake up Project

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Jono Fisher from the Wake Up Project. If you’re not familiar with this, the Wake Up Project is a wonderful initiative that celebrates kindness and wisdom. You can listen to my entire interview below, but before you do I thought I’d explain a little bit […]

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How to Remain Calm in the Face of Road Rage

How to Remain Calm in the Face of Road Rage

| August 16, 2013 | 4 Comments

I’ve been driving for approximately 2 weeks and there’s one thing that has become painfully obvious to me. It’s not something I was expecting and not something I’m particularly happy about – but it exists so it’s time to find a way to deal with it. That’s right, I’m taking about road rage. What is […]

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How I Faced One of My Biggest Fears This Week

How I Faced One of My Biggest Fears This Week

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

OK so this may come as a bit of a surprise, but this week I am proud to say that I have faced one of the most challenging experiences of my life. And let me tell you – most things do not phase me in life and I think you’ll be surprised when I reveal […]

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10 Signs Your Ego is in Control

10 Signs Your Ego is in Control

| July 23, 2013 | 8 Comments

If you have ever caught yourself behaving in a way that makes you cringe then it’s likely your ego is to blame. The ego can be tricky to manage – if we’re not careful it will sneak right up behind us when we least expect it, and before we know it we’re acting in ways […]

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How to Be Less Frustrated

How to Be Less Frustrated

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you ever felt really annoyed that things are not going your way? You know, one of those days where you get up on the wrong side of bed and nothing goes according to plan? If you have, then it’s likely your familiar with feelings of frustration. When we’re frustrated, it can at times feel […]

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7 Reasons to Be Vulnerable

7 Reasons to Be Vulnerable

| March 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

Have you ever felt really, really vulnerable in life? It’s an intimidating feeling right? What did you do when you experienced those feelings of vulnerability? Did you own them, or did you wrap them up in a façade of fake optimism? How many times have you said ‘I’m fine!”, when really deep down all you […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Anger

5 Ways to Reduce Anger

| March 5, 2013 | 4 Comments

Most people experience anger in some shape or form from time to time. For some, it’s an explosive outburst and for others it’s more of an inward compression of negativity. However you personally express anger, be aware that it is doing you some harm and you would be better off without it.  Today I’m going […]

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