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Category Archives: personal growth
Find your voice and discover true greatness
So often we think, ‘I’m just ordinary. There’s not much mileage in the conversations I’ll have. I’ve got limited ability to influence others.’ Think again!
The leverage of love: how to reach your child’s heart
Maybe ‘teaching our children a lesson’ doesn’t actually teach the lesson we want.
Facing your demons: fighting fear with courage
Africa by night can be chillingly haunting. The shriek of a witch doctor performing a curse. The moans of a child hallucinating with malaria. The bloodcurdling screeching and droning chants of cultish groups performing exorcisms.
Can we stop pretending, please? Where denial helps us and when it starts to hurt us
I don’t know if any of you have read the news reports about the Coronavirus parties that people have been holding to challenge the reality that COVID-19 is, in fact, ‘real.’ Some of the stories of the consequences of reckless and irresponsible actions have been totally heartbreaking.
We don’t see eye to eye, and that’s why I need you: the benefits of conflict in relationships
People who really love you tell you the truth. They don’t butter you up, fan your ego, or fuel your delusions. They encourage you when you need it, but they aren’t afraid to warn you when your attitudes, words or actions warrant it.
🎶 ‘This is me’ – A loyalist is who I’m meant to be 🎶
Just for today, why don’t you have a ‘this is me’ day? A day where you celebrate rather than criticise.
Waiting well: an ‘operation’ in emotional resilience
Reality is, I feel anything but resilient right now. But resilience isn’t really about how you feel, is it? Resilience is about how you respond.
Coming out of lockdown: the power of pressing pause
Things now may feel completely out of our control. It’s a frightening place to be. But it’s also a place where we can take stock. Reflect. Determine to live a different way.
Glitter, Mud, and Wet Cement: the footprints we leave behind
‘Human hearts are like wet cement- how you treat them will leave a lasting impression.’