Happiness and vulnerability

Happiness and vulnerability

Happiness means risking feeling vulnerable You don’t often think of being vulnerable when you think of happiness. However, you need to be prepared to experience moments of vulnerability in order to feel truly happy and confident in your choices. This is typically seen when, in order to be happier, people must make choices or changes. …

Separated from reality - Your coach Mark

Separated from reality – NLP

Things your mind doesn’t tell you There are approximately 14 fundamental common sense principles that form the foundation of NLP. A presupposition is a form of a perceptual filter; it’s an attitude, point of view, bias or assumption about an object, situation or a person. It is this attitude that affects our perceptions about the …

Don’t be a perfectionist

Don’t be a perfectionist

Forget being a perfectionist I’ve always believed that if you do something, do it “right” otherwise don’t do it at all. Now this belief isn’t necessarily a bad belief. However when it starts to fringe on doing things ‘perfectly’, then I normally end up procrastinating or simply not doing it at all. In many ways, …

How to worry less- your coach Mark

Simple tips to deal with worry

How to worry less. People react differently to stressful situations, so what may trigger worry for one person may not do so for another. Most worry about things like their financial standing, their relationship, health, ageing sickness etc. Although you may believe it normal to feel anxious about any of these issues, the truth is …

Believe change is possible

Believe change is possible

Change is possible if you believe Believing you can change is the first step you can take in order to get yourself going again. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. –Maya Angelou Discouraged with my behaviour Years ago, I remember how frustrated I used to get …

Why have a life coach - Your coach Mark

Why have a life coach?

Life Coach [n] a person employed to help people attain their goals in life. Whether you’ve heard of life coaching before or not, it’s certainly worth a look. You may think life coaching is for other people. Or, life coaching doesn’t work. Whatever your belief, life coaching is here to stay and is growing in …

Supercharge your day

How to supercharge your day

Ideas to supercharge your day! Morning moodiness can be quite common for many people. The feeling that the day ahead is going to be a miserable one can be discouraging first thing in the morning. However, don’t be disheartened there is good news. You have the power to set the tone for the rest of …

How to get unstuck - your coach Mark

How to get unstuck

Getting out of a “stuck” state The feeling of being “stuck” happens when the environment, situation and behaviour doesn’t seem to change for the better. You could be in a job that feels purposeless and worthless. Maybe you’re in debt, or a relationship that is abusive, you may feel like you always attract negative things …

What is NLP - Your coach Mark

What is NLP?

NLP and communication NLP (Neuro-linguistic programming), refers to a method of psychotherapy and behaviour change centred on interpersonal communication. This communication affects patterns of behaviour and their outcome in terms of personal experiences. NLP compares thoughts and beliefs to software applications; by changing the programs, individuals can alter their behaviour. It employs self-awareness and effective …