Your Thoughts

  . ‘Every waking moments we talk to ourselves about the things we experience. Our self-talk, the thoughts we communicate to ourselves, in turn control the way we feel and act.’ John Lembo . We have about 50,000 thoughts a day most of which are automatic. Our internal self-talk will be a mixture of positive, … More Your Thoughts

For Yourself

      .   “What you think about yourself is much more important than what others think of you.” Marcus Annaeus Seneca . Being content in our life begins with being self-loving (which does not mean being self-absorbed). It is all too commonplace for us to take a negative tone with ourselves and to … More For Yourself

Finding Yourself

  . “The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.” Julian Green I always thought I knew who I was, but I didn’t. Many of my ideas about who I was came from the world telling me what I … More Finding Yourself

Only Human

  . ‘‘Human beings invent just as many ways to sabotage their lives as to improve them.’’ Mark Goulston We are human. We will make mistakes. We will hurt other people and other people will hurt us. We won’t always feel happy and positive. . Next time you feel the urge to beat yourself up … More Only Human

Making It Happen

. “Some ‘There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.’ Jim Lovell . One of the worst things in life is thinking about all the things you wish … More Making It Happen

Being Assertive

  .   “Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU.” Shannon L. Alder . Assertiveness means standing up … More Being Assertive

That Inner Glow

  . ”Having a low opinion of yourself is not “modesty”. It’s self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not “egotism”. It’s a necessary precondition to happiness and success.” Bobbe Sommer In a world with a huge focus on negativity, idolised stereotypes, and hard-to-achieve body shapes, it is no surprise that the average person … More That Inner Glow