Category Archives: Personal Development

My Linkedin Articles

In addition to the articles and blog posts you will find below, I have also published others on the LINKEDIN platform – and here is the link to that page        Titles include:- Are Your Parents Messing Up Your Business? The … Continue reading

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How Attached Are You To Your Work?

How does your attachment style affect your success at work? To answer that we need to start at the foundation level. Our early experiences of trauma, whether physical or emotional, affect the way our brains become wired up. Particularly so … Continue reading

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Our Limits & Boundaries

 These are similar and yet different. In a personal and individual way we’re all ‘limited’ in our self-concept, abilities and behaviour. These personal limits can be changed with self-awareness, intention and repetition. Our boundaries are the limits we set by … Continue reading

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Throttle Stress Before It Throttles You!

 We have a ‘Stress Awareness Day’ each year on 5th November… so let’s remind ourselves why we need to keep stress under control, and not allow it to disrupt our health, our family and our life. A bit of stress … Continue reading

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Are You Ready To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone?

 Why would you want to? After all it’s not called ‘comfort’ for nothing. Why risk discomfort by choice? Well, the answer lies in your interest and willingness to explore new aspects of your personality and your potential.

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What Motivates You?

Motivation is defined as ‘To provide someone with a reason for doing something’. (Longman Dictionary).   Have you noticed that you need a different sort of motivation for different things?   If we can’t rely upon self-motivation we can pay a … Continue reading

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Is It Time You Were More Assertive?

 Perhaps like many people you think that assertiveness means being stroppy, aggressive, awkward or bossy.    If you’re a withdrawn or shy person, and too accommodating to other people’s needs, then the thought of being more visible and vocal might … Continue reading

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How To Build Mental Grit – The importance of resilience and self-reliance

 In 2012 I wrote a different article about this subject which still attracts lots of interest – both online and via one of my books – showing me that the matter of resilience continues to intrigue a wide range of … Continue reading

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Is The Workplace Any Place For Your Inner Child?

 We’re all adults right? Yes and no. Outwardly we are and have the physique and qualifications to prove it! We all have a hidden part of our psyche/mind which is called our Inner Child. He or she lives deep inside … Continue reading

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The ACE Score And How It Impacts Our Life

  The ACE Score (Adverse Childhood Experiences) explained.   Life is a gamble and for those of us who had Adverse Childhood Experiences it becomes even more so. Research of 17,000 participants from 1995-97 looked at the link between the … Continue reading

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