Category Archives: Blog

Stop Smoking or Vaping

Do you want to stop smoking or vaping? Have you tried ways that just have not worked? Did you stop for a while, but something happened stressful or otherwise and that old ‘friend’ reappeared? It’s not your fault that you … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Stop Smoking or Vaping

Resolutions

Have you found it hard to keep to your new year resolutions? Do you find that you are reverting to old ways? If so, what are you finding the hardest? I decided that there are things that I wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Resolutions

The Winning Mindset

Andy Murray’s loss to Roger Federer in the 2012 Wimbledon championship could have set him back months or more in mental preparation for the 2013 tournament. Instead, he reflected positively on the defeat. Although satisfied with his performance, he looked … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on The Winning Mindset

Is it Time for You to Change?

Do you have a habit that annoys others? Can you be over-the-top? Maybe it’s time to change? If not, what will it take? I have a small collection of trainer footwear of which I am particularly fond.  There is one … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Is it Time for You to Change?

Who Would You Be If..?

I went recently to a fancy dress party to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Originally, I wanted to go as Super Mario from the computer game of the same name. However, I tried on this costume in the fancy dress shop … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Who Would You Be If..?

Uncover Your Potential

Channel 4 has been airing a programme called ‘Hidden Talent’. As a keen linguist I saw last week’s episode where a young English man undertook a 12 week programme in Jordan to learn Arabic, an extremely hard language to learn. … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Uncover Your Potential

The Truth about Exercise

Exercise, some people love it, others don’t. I fit into the second group of people. Although I do enjoy walking and will do so on average for thirty minutes a day. But I have always avoided the gym and I … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on The Truth about Exercise

Stress Management (Part 3 of 3)

In my first term of University I lived in self-accommodation halls. Unfortunately, I only knew how to cook spaghetti bolognese; boil and scramble eggs; and beans on toast.  Consequently, I was a frequent patron of the local fast food restaurants, especially … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Stress Management (Part 3 of 3)

Stress Management (Part 2 of 3)

When I was in my early twenties, I found myself getting nervous around people who I deemed to be more intelligent than me. I hated silence. I would start talking and rambling and would try to be funny to ‘break … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Stress Management (Part 2 of 3)

Stress Management (Part 1 of 3)

Last year, The Guardian Newspaper produced an article entitled ‘recession causes surge in mental health issues’. The year before, The Independent produced an article on the increase of stress in women. Yesterday, Mail Online  has published an article on stress … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on Stress Management (Part 1 of 3)