HOW TO BE HAPPY (A POEM) (VIDEO)

How To Be Happy (A Poem) (Video)

Hey you! Yes, I’m talking to you. Turn that frown upside down!! 🙂 Life is far too precious to be sad, mad and bad. So what can you do to be happy? Watch this poetry video for some tips… What do you do to be happy? Can you make your answer rhyme?? In any case, […]

COMBATTING THE ‘CONTROL FREAK’ (PART 2)

Combatting 'control freaks' is easy when you know how...

Arm yourself with the following defence strategies: 1. Keep calm Think calming, peaceful thoughts while you are under assault. A gentle flowing stream? A warm and sunny summer’s day etc.? You get my drift.  You can even attempt taking subtle deep breaths and concentrate on that. Try not to get angry (I know that’s easier […]

COMBATTING THE ‘CONTROL FREAK’ (PART 1)

Combatting 'control freaks' is easy when you know how...

There are a lot of ‘control freaks’ out there.   I’ve certainly met more than a few. You’d perhaps think you would experience it less as you grew older – being wiser and more able and confident to make more decisions independently. People would take a step back, letting you flourish and mature into the […]

‘NO’ IS GOOD! 5 REASONS WHY THIS IS…

Saying ‘no’ is not always easy. It certainly wasn’t for me. It was agonisingly painful. Torturous. I used to find it awkward, embarrassing and I would want the ground to cave in and swallow me up. I would feel so guilty like I had committed the worst sort of atrocity, thinking that I would be […]

JUST LEAVE OTHERS TO THEIR OWN DEVICES???

A man offering advice to a woman

This can be quite a contentious issue. It certainly is in my household. The question: should you give your support and advice to someone or should you just leave things be? We are all individuals with (hopefully) free will, free to make our own way in the world. We are ultimately responsible for our own […]