Questions to Ask Yourself to help you Thrive

Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Thrive We talk to ourselves more than anyone else. Yet, we question other people’s behaviour and motives rather than questioning our own.   The following are open questions.  Here to elicit longer sentences and...

Emotional Intelligence #4: Empathy

Recognising Emotions in Others – Empathy   Can you step into another’s shoes? You’re at a roundabout and a car in the lane beside you swerves into your lane.  You blow your horn and shout some obscenities.  Later you see the driver parked next to you at a petrol...

Surrendering to What Is

Surrendering to What Is Think of something in your life that you’ve been trying to solve for a long time.  Maybe it has been a change you want for yourself, a change you want in your partner, a fear of poverty.  Whatever it is, have you tried hard to control this? ...

Emotional Intelligence #3: Motivating Oneself

I really think a champion is defined not by their wins.  But by how they can recover when they fall Serena Williams Last year, I had a business idea.  Following a conversation with a friend, I had a lightbulb moment to start an ethical loungewear company.  I called on...

When Less is More

When too much news became bad news:  lessons I learned from too much news consumption Today, I start a week-long digital detox.  I consumed HOURS of news this week, reeled in by the drama, the weight of the outcome, and that interactive map.  I went to bed on Friday...

Emotional Intelligence 2: Self-Regulation

Self-Regulation:  Managing Emotions Pandemic, politics, and 2020 in general, can trigger anxiety, despair, and irritability.  In Lockdown 2, I am trying to just accept them.  I hate the word trigger.  A word loaded with many meanings but here, I suppose, it gets to...