April 25, 2017

5 Positive Psychology Coaching Tools to Help You Thrive in Today’s Uncertain World

In our current, ever-changing global environment, there may just be one thing that we could actually all agree on, and that is that the world today presents a very uncertain landscape. Long gone are the days when someone worked hard to secure a good job, and they stayed at that job until they got the gold watch and a lucrative retirement package. Some people actually graduate from school with plans to live a nomadic life. Even being a mom is […]
March 26, 2017

10 Ways to Use Your Values to Change Your Life (Part 2)

You In Part 1 of this blog post, we expanded on the first 4 ways in which you can use your value system to impact your life. If you missed Part 1, you can click here to read it first. A quick summary below and then we will follow on from there. Your values can help you to: 1.    Honour and be true to yourself 2.    Get to your big picture WHY, and manage challenges 3.    Make important life decisions […]
March 14, 2017

Can You Re-Program Your Happiness?

What an interesting journey this year has already become. Only in 3 short months my happiness levels have fluctuated so many times. There seems to be seasons to our happiness too! When we start paying attention to these ebbs and flows of emotions, moods and states of mind; we might start to ask ourselves what is behind these changes? Our Happiness “Set-Point” How our genes impact our happiness and well-being Have you ever wondered why some people just seem to be […]
March 2, 2017

10 Ways to Use Your Values to Change Your Life (Part 1)

You may think that I am being overly-dramatic when I say that knowing your values can “change your life”, but I honestly don’t think I am. Not only is values interventions one of the most researched topics in psychology, I can also personally vouch for how I see them supporting not only my clients, but also myself, on a continuous basis. I literally have an always present sheet of paper handy on my desk, with my values, personal needs and […]