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No negativity here...

We all know negative people and I am sure we can all be negative at times; I know I can. Whether it is us or people around us that are negative, it can be draining and is highly contagious. You can defend yourself from negativity though…. Here are just a few ways for you to do this: 1. Most negative people behave negatively not just to you, but to everyone they interact with. What they say and do is a projection of their own reality – their own attitude. Even when a situation seems personal – even if someone insults you directly – it oftentimes has nothing to do with you. Remember, what others say and do, and the opinions they have, are based entirely on their own self-reflection. Rathe

Waking Thoughts

What are your first waking thoughts? Do you dread getting out of bed? Are your first thoughts negative? Are you thinking of yesterdays problems or the problems that lie ahead? Rather than wake up feeling negative and not wanting to get out of bed, why not try these positive affirmations before you jump out of bed. Better still, try them and add to them. Don’t think about yesterdays mistakes – forgive yourself for any mistakes you made yesterday; make sure you learn from any mistakes. Yesterday is now in the past so think about the NOW. Be grateful – say a silent thank you for everything you have. This does not just mean saying a thank you for material wealth; it is also about saying thank yo

Excuses

Benjamin Franklin once said ‘He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else’. Have you made a start on your journey yet? Do you have a reason why you haven’t started your journey yet? I know from experience that there are lots of reasons not to start making change or to start then stop, then start again then stop. The facts are though, these are just excuses. The definition of excuse (as a noun) in the Oxford English Dictionary is: A reason put forward to conceal the real reason for an action; a pretext. Do you take responsibility for your excuses? Take a minute to think about this….. The words we would generally use when explaining away an excuse would be ‘didn’t, shoul