Saying Yes When You Want to Say No

How often do you say yes when you want to say no? Oh, they all say – all the time! Yet don't we also instantly...

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.

A Brilliant Way to End 2017 & Prepare for 2018

“Enjoy the little things in life as one day you’ll realise they were the big things” Robert Brault.

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.

Simple Opportunities That Are Often Missed

Have you ever been excited about something that's happened and then been disappointed when you shared your good news with others? They didn't share...

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...

Are You Adding This Common Self-Inflicted Pressure to Your Day? Here’s How to Let...

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...

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...

An Inspiring Story We Can All Learn From

One of the most positive developments in the area of wellbeing over the past few years is the number of high profile people sharing their experiences with mental health challenges. Earlier this week one of the highest ranking people in the Australian Federal Police, Commander Grant Edwards, shared his mental health journey on the television program Australian Story. It's an inspiring story that we can all learn from.

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,...
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