Be The Light, Be The Beacon

Be The Light, Be The Beacon

How do you keep on being positive when you encounter or work with someone who is negative? Being with someone who exudes the opposite of your positive, bubbly, hopeful, optimistic attitude is challenging. At one job I was told not to laugh. No, I did not work in a...
Grief: How to cope with it

Grief: How to cope with it

Theoretical models for grief Some early ideas on grief advocate a cognitive adaptation theory (CAT) (1983) that postulates that after a trauma comes personal growth permeated through maintenance of self-protection processes and the boost of self-esteem (Taylor, 1983)....
We Need More Common Sense In Self-Help

We Need More Common Sense In Self-Help

The world of self-help has gotten very complex. There are umpteen theories and tools to increase your wellbeing, happiness and success. I use mind-set tools, emotional processes, behavioural practises and frequently I dive deep into the spiritual world. For me,...
Life in the Positive Lane

Life in the Positive Lane

When we face adversity, I find I get to know myself better. This is because it shines the light onto the areas that cement me in my fears. However, I find these challenging times, which storms my world from peace, is enough on its own, without the well of despair from...
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