How to Center Yourself in Your Own Life

How to Center Yourself in Your Own Life

When we are firmly in the centre of our own life we take full responsibility for our decisions and actions. That’s because we are clear about our part in creating our own reality. When we are not in the center of our own lives we worry and fret and make...
Emotions Are Like Clouds

Emotions Are Like Clouds

I was sitting in the most brilliant Autumn sunshine and all of a sudden a big cloud seemed to come out of nowhere across the sun and I thought about how our emotions are very like clouds. When we see clouds on a sunny day they come and they go and they’re no...
How Pain from the Past Affects Relationships

How Pain from the Past Affects Relationships

One reason people behave in generally painful ways to others, is because they are full of pain. If you are full of pain from the past it doesn’t take much to trigger defensive and aggressive reactions.     This is because we hold all of our pain memory in our...
Become Your Own Hero

Become Your Own Hero

You will find that people can be truly heroic and not even know it.  It often takes someone else to recognise the hero in us, particulary when we have been stuck in a place of vulnerability and challenge. Being heroic starts with taking full responsibility for...
5 tips for Successful Study Outcomes

5 tips for Successful Study Outcomes

With the Leaving Cert approaching quickly, now is the time to get organised for positive study habits. Here are 5 tips for successful study outcomes you can share with your teen. 1. SORT OUT YOUR ENVIRONMENT If possible find a quiet place to work and keep that place...

Help With Anxiety or Panic Attacks

Help With Panic Attacks and Anxiety Symptoms of a Panic Attack You won’t often notice when someone is suffering from low level anxiety. However, when it gets extreme, or results in a panic attack you can recognise certain symptoms. An anxious person’s breathing...