Why Does Positive Thinking Fail?

Why Does Positive Thinking Fail?

Why Does Positive Thinking Fail ? At some time or other most of us have tried positive thinking or affirmations to make us feel better, even if we don’t know that’s what we’re doing when we try to talk ourselves into doing something. Most of us have failed. Why?  Apparently, this is where the universal 94% x 6%  rule comes in.  Statistically only 6% of people who ‘do’ positive thinking or positive affirmations...

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Is Bullying Hurting Your Child?

Is Bullying Hurting Your Child?

“Could a scar be like the rings of a tree, reopened with each emotional season?” Magenta Periwinkle, Cutting Class Let’s get this straight. YOU ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE  FOR THE PROGRAMMES IN YOUR BRAIN!! Yes, that’s correct, why? Because our brain is the most incredibly complex piece of equipment on the planet and literally programmes itself based on what it sees, hears and experiences. Because of our brain’s incredible storage...

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What Are Expectation Beliefs?

What Are Expectation Beliefs?

“Expectations are resentments under construction” – Anne Lamott From the moment we were born, most of our basic needs have been met. If they hadn’t I wouldn’t be sitting here writing this page and you wouldn’t be reading it. As we grow, our family, society, advertising and the media exploit us by continually building our expectations, not only of ourselves, but of others and the world. These expectations can become...

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Everybody Worries About Money

Everybody Worries About Money

“Everybody Worries About Money” The very rich worry about what to do with their vast wealth; where to spend it, how much tax they have to pay on it, if the people they have administering it are trustworthy, how much to give to charity to offset their tax bill, what death duties will do to it and how much their children will inherit when they die. Moderately wealthy people worry about losing their hard-earned, hard-won money.  So...

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Turning Off The ‘Addiction Switch’

Turning Off The ‘Addiction Switch’

The Perfect Catch 22 The void that addiction attempts to fill with food, alcohol, drugs, shopping, relationships, sex etc. does not get filled by the choice of addiction. What the addiction does is keep creating the void so we can stay addicted to it in order to fill the void. Like anti-depressants we get addicted and then we have to keep taking them, not because of the depression, but because we’ve become addicted to them. Same with alcohol...

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Do You Ever Think You’re Stupid?

Do You Ever Think You’re Stupid?

Most of us believe we’re stupid! That’s a bold statement to make you might say, but when a person’s intelligence is measured by whether we can pass tests or not, it’s no wonder then that we come to believe we’re stupid. Plus, stupid is a word children bandy around to describe anything they don’t understand. Not only does not passing tests, not mean we are stupid, it means that being judged on our intellectual prowess damns most of us...

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