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 succeed. That means that...

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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 capacity...

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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 so addictive they can...

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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 they invest...

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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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How To Stop Arguing in Just 5 Minutes!!

How To Stop Arguing in Just 5 Minutes!!

"I Have To Be Right" You know something really weird? Ever since I got rid of my 'I have to be right'  beliefs way back in 90's, I've had this thought most days. "If every person on this earth eliminated the belief “I have to be right” the world as we know it would change overnight".  Wars, arguments and crime would stop. They would have to because all we are fighting for is 'to be right'. Think about it. Seriously!  If nobody had the...

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