A Common Self-Inflicted Pressure …and How to Let It Go

So often, we create a lot of our own stress by putting unnecessary pressure on ourselves. A common form of this is through perfectionism. Are...

Goals? Smoals! Here’s a more effective path to changing your life

Here's an approach that's proven to help with lasting lifestyle change. It's less performance-based than the common SMART goals approach and more sustainable than new years resolutions that often don't fit into your routine

Gearing Towards the Good

Today's Wellness Wednesday tip is a very simple one. It involves a simple mindset shift you can practice everyday without it taking up time or being hard to do. The action steps will already be familiar to you ...I invite you to think about them in a new light, in terms of countering our natural negativity bias.

5 Simple Ways To Become More Positive

Research has shown that people who think optimistically are happier, healthier, live longer and have better relationships. Here are 5 simple ways that can help you become more positive and optimistic...

Lessons from the Failure Lab

The room is filling on a Saturday night in Sydney. It's an old theatre with seats from many decades past, that are covered in old vinyl and snap up quickly as soon as you begin getting up. The audience is diverse - from late teens to seniors - all ready to hear about a topic that affects us at every stage of life - failure.

Financial worries affecting your work? Take these 3 first steps towards peace of mind.

According to the Australian Psychological Society 2015 survey, 49% of people worry about their personal finances making it the nation’s number one stressor. It’s safe to say this affects us at work, either subconsciously or consciously as we wonder what to do, as we look for another job or hold down two jobs. Here are 3 first steps towards peace of mind...

Top 5 Tips for Handling Overwhelm

I was speaking with a gorgeous coaching client of mine recently, who asked, "Fiorella, I feel so overwhelmed at the moment... everywhere I turn, somebody needs something...

A Thinking Style That Can Help You Feel Happier

We all know that to be happier, it's important to focus on the positives in life. For some people that comes easily. For others,...

An Opportunity Many of Us Miss

Do you sometimes find yourself thinking that you'll be happier when some big things in your life change for the better? Or that some particular...

Has this happened to you too?

I ran into a former colleague the other day, at a local cafe. Haven't seen him in over five years. He's a lovely man,...

The #1 Way to Mentally Recharge

Something I have learned in the past and had to re-learn recently is that there are different ways to relax and HOW you relax impacts directly on the level of energy recharge that you get from the activity. To get the maximum benefit from your relaxation time, you need to relax actively. Here's what that means...
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