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What is your inner voice telling you?

Your inner voice has a powerful effect on how you live your life. For some people it is that part of them which is telling them they are a failure or not good enough, or mostly wrong.   Maybe that part which says "I am who I am and I can't change." For them it can be so powerful they become stuck and unable to see a way out. To avoid action it tells them: they must be loved 'warts and all'. This inner voice is harsh.  Harsher than you would speak to any friend, acquaintance, … [Read more...]

How you use your day is down to you

Before I expand on the title of this post I acknowledge that each person's predicament is different and so their challenges are also unique.  For some the challenges are out of their control due to where they live or external forces.  These are not the people I am talking about today.  However, that being said it is still down to each and every one of us, regardless of circumstances on how we use our day. The daily allowance of 24 hours is the same for everyone.  So how you tackle your day is … [Read more...]

Do You Set Yourself Up for Failure or Success?

Whether you set yourself up for failure or success is surprisingly easy. (And you may not know you're doing it).  You may think you are determined to succeed only to find you let yourself down.  The question is what's going on within you to cause you to fail when you believe, consciously, that your desire is to succeed? Couples I see in my sessions work hard to achieve success with each other.  They practice the tools and strategies I give them.  They commit in a heartfelt way to continue … [Read more...]

Is your use of vocabulary clouding your view?

Have you considered that perhaps your use of vocabulary is hindering your experience of life? How often do you use the same words to describe a feeling? Our use of vocabulary can become a habit and habits will determine our experience of life and how we interact in the world at large. When we come to using vocabulary to describe emotions this becomes even more important. Is your use of vocabulary clouding your view? You see the words we use when describing an experience then become that … [Read more...]

But are you restricting your chances of success?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how to use language to help you succeed.  Today I want you take that one step further by asking you "But are you restricting your chances of success?" By the end of this post I hope you will have more insight into what I mean. Time and time again I see clients in my sessions who are restricting their chances of success by the phrases they use and the patterns they feed themselves. They may be about to give themselves a positive outcome, however, they … [Read more...]