I’m sure you’ve heard the expression too many cooks and not enough Indians? Usually this saying is in relation to having too many bosses and not enough workers, and all the bosses telling the workers something different!
Define and write down your daily goals - be really clear what those daily goals are and by writing them down you are committing to them - score them off one by one as you complete them to gain that feeling of accomplishment
If I was to say to you that managing stress is about you taking control of your life, would you agree, or would you say you can’t do anything about it - that stress can happen to any of us, like catching the flu?
As children, we have no fear. We fall over and think nothing of it, the hurt is brushed away like the dirt and grit from a graze on our knee. As we get older, we don’t ‘bounce’ the same.
Recently I had the privilege of doing a three day course with Brian Anderson, who is a Dale Carnegie Trainer. Myself and fifteen like-minded people completed the "Skills for Success" programme. This was truly an amazing experience!
I was reminded of this when I had a tooth infection resulting in one of the worst pains anyone can experience - toothache! For those of you who have experienced this you will know what I’m talking about.
With the recent media attention on the musician Scribe recently making headlines, I wanted to look into the life that this person led. According to a recent article in Stuff, Scribe's family story is one of violence, drug addiction, prison stints and gang associations.
Just recently I did a presentation aptly named “Powerful Presentations”. The opening for it went this way. ”Do you want to know the ABSOLUTE KEY to Powerful Presentations? It’s the belief, in your head and in your heart that it’s NOT ABOUT YOU - it’s ABOUT THEM, YOUR AUDIENCE. Believe that and you will do everything in your power to ensure you do what you need to do to meet their needs.”
I’m sure you’ve heard all these expressions before and perhaps even had these said to you! I know I have! I want to focus on the importance of positive self-talking and how using this technique can, will and does help.
What a great idea but what does it actually mean? Without thinking we all follow some kind of routine even to start the day. We all wake up, get out of bed, shower, dress, eat (if you don’t, it is a great way to kick start your metabolism and the day). At some point after that we head out the door to work.
When you’re little, night time is scary because there are monsters hiding right under the bed. When you get older, the monsters are different – self-doubt loneliness, regret – and though you may be older and wiser, you still find yourself scared of the dark.
With the best will in the world sometimes it just happens! Our confidence disappears - the tears start - that wonderful positive vibe that gave us that proverbial ‘spring in our step’ just lost its spring!
The general meaning of Self-empowerment is taking control of our own life, setting goals, and making positive choices. It can also mean our ability to overcome our sense of powerlessness and lack of influence and to recognise and use our resources.
The type of bra you should wear will be dictated by the size and shape of your breasts. To give your breast tissue the support it needs always wear bras that provide maximum support.