Planning for Stress

Sounds a bit weird doesn’t it? Who plans for stress? Well, more of us probably should after all stress is part of the everyday landscape of life.  More and more people experience stress more and more of the time. We may know that a particularly stressful time is...

Nobody is Broken….

When NLP was created, the originators established a set of presuppositions, beliefs and values by which all of the tools and methods of NLP would honour.  One of these is: ‘People work perfectly’   Nobody is broken, we all work perfectly in any given situation,...

There is no Failure……

In NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) there are a set of presuppositions that are used when learning how and what NLP is.  These presuppositions outline some of the fundamental beliefs and values that represent NLP.  To a large extent the modern teaching of NLP can...

Personal Boundaries

Personal boundaries are something that very few of us ever consciously think about and yet they exist to some degree within all of us at the unconscious level.  Sometimes these are hard and fast boundaries such as how far a stranger can invade your personal space...

Stress and Burnout

Prolonged and sustained stress can lead to burnout which is the point at which the mind and body essentially collapse in some way.  It is the point at which stress related illnesses can become chronic and it is the point at which the mind and body may start producing...

Stress and Self-Care

Often when we are stressed we firstly don’t recognise that we are and when we do finally notice it, it can seem like such a huge leap from stressed to relaxed that that in itself is also stressful! Here are some more quick ways of keeping a handle on your stress...

Successful Communication: The Art of Listening

Successful and meaningful communication makes a huge difference to the quality of all personal interactions through all mediums.  Words are only part of the communication process, tone, volume and speed of voice as well as expressions and body language form part of...

Sudden Wife Abandonment Syndrome

This is a little known pattern of behaviour also known as Sudden Spouse Abandonment as it does occur in both men and women.  However it is much more common for husbands and men to abandon their wives and long term partners.  When this happens it is usually...

Understanding Stress – keeping a stress diary

In the human jungle where we are frequently overwhelmed by multiple stressful inputs throughout our busy days it can be difficult to identify what is actually causing us stress and what is part of our great adventure.  We are too overwhelmed sometimes to make the...

Understanding Stress – keeping a stress diary

In the human jungle where we are frequently overwhelmed by multiple stressful inputs throughout our busy days it can be difficult to identify what is actually causing us stress and what is part of our great adventure.  We are too overwhelmed sometimes to make the...