Bin your negativity

Why should you bin your negativity? Chronic and deep negativity put a huge dampener on my self-confidence for most of my life up until my mid to late thirties. Looking back on it I see all the wasted opportunities for happiness and achievement littering my memories like field rubbish after a music festival. I had … Continue reading Bin your negativity

Emotional Button Pushers EI Tip 2

Have you ever encountered one of life’s emotional button pushers? Picture this scene. You have a meeting with the upwardly mobile and ambitious manager of the finance department. They regard you as internal competition in the promotion stakes. You and your team really need their green light for project X and you are not looking … Continue reading Emotional Button Pushers EI Tip 2

Emotional Triggers EI Tip 1

Picture the scene. You are out and about, on your own or perhaps with loved ones or friends. You are going about your day and feeling good. Seemingly out of nowhere all of this changes. Something happens or someone does something which makes you so angry you find yourself instantly raging and out of control. … Continue reading Emotional Triggers EI Tip 1

Fighting low self-confidence

This is just a quick post about my ongoing fight against low self-confidence. BTW - if you prefer an audio version of this to listen to, I have included one just for you at the end of this article - enjoy. I am all about developing and maintaining my self-confidence and emotional intelligence (EI). If … Continue reading Fighting low self-confidence

Total ownership is key

Taking total ownership turned my life around a few years ago – about twenty-one years ago to be precise – I am fifty-six at time of writing. BTW - if you prefer an audio version of this, I have included one just for you at the end of this article. I am in a constant … Continue reading Total ownership is key