Change comes at a price that you may not want to pay?

Most of the people that I come into contact with want some things to be different. They want to change something. It is interesting how they express that desire in negative context. In other words they will tell you want is happening that is causing them stress and will tell you that they don’t want it any more. You may have noticed something here. They are clear that they are not...

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Meditation is just another million year fad?

So often when you talk to people about meditation they look at you as though you are some  New Age geek  who has got nothing better to do that sit staring at space in a trance like state. Little thought is placed on exploring what it means to have a quite mind and more importantly the benefits we gain by meditating. In a recent BBC report evidence has once more come to light to validate...

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No Confidence – No Personal Peace. Could you be using the wrong model?

No amount of positive thinking and positive self talk will overcome self-doubt.  This is an alarming message and one that needs to be addressed especially by  those who are anxious, fearful, and in some extreme cases terrified. Confidence is a wooly word. It does not serve to define what underpins the state that it is meant to represent. Confidence is better thought of as certainty. So...

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The eternal pessimist. Vol1 The joys of misery.

It is not easy to maintain a state of joy whilst being surrounded by people who enjoy revelling in misery. Have you noticed the ones that no matter where you take the conversation they want to bring it back on a subject that revolves around some miserable perspective. It is as if that is all they live for. But then that is what life is for them; misery = life. The eternal pessimist has...

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Stress – How to get it and keep it. The first three easy steps.

Stress is where demands exceed resources.  Where what we cope with “normally” becomes a challenge. It is something that occurs without us necessarily being aware of it happening. This last point is worthy of consideration. We cope until we cannot cope any more. Then there are two possible directions. Just reading an article on the BBC website about Antonio Horta-Osorio...

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Stress. What has all this got to do with hair loss?

Continuing on from my last blog. What has all this got to do with hair loss?  Well, if we can understand how our body is affected by stress, we can easily understand how hair loss can also be attributed to stress.  After all, hair growth is just another one of the functions that our bodily systems carry out.  When these systems become affected by stress, they may not be able to function as...

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