A Happiness Journey


I have spoken about many of these techniques in previous posts, but today I wanted to bring it all together in the context of overwhelm. We have a lot going on at the moment, both from a Macro level (Global Pandemic) and Micro level (lots happening at work at the moment, lock down, missing family …

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Don’t believe everything you think Your outer world is very simply a reflection of your inner world. Anything that you do or don’t have in your external world, represents what you do and don’t have in your internal world. That may sound a little woo-woo so let me get into the science of it.   …

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Our brains use the most energy out of all of our organs. When we think of burning calories, we often think of what we burn when we move around or exercise, but just being alive uses the bulk of the energy we consume. The basic functions of breathing, pumping blood, dividing cells, digesting, metabolising etc …

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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus – and the difference is….HORMONES

I was listening to a podcast last year and the guest speaker was the famous author John Gray who wrote the classic best seller ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’. Given that my previous encounter with his book was in my early 20’s I hadn’t really thought about it in a long time …

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Today I would like to talk about Triggers. With everything going on in society at the moment we are being bombarded with Triggers.   We all know what it feels like when we are triggered; when someone pushes our buttons. These days they even put trigger alerts onto TV programs and podcasts. Essentially a trigger …

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I am reading a book at the moment called Limitless by Jim Kwik. I’ve been following Jim’s work for a couple of years now and after 30 years of helping people with his brain training and personal development he has finally written a book. He starts by explaining that the best way to learn is …

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Don’t believe everything you think I’ve always been a highly cerebral person, lost up in my head, either trapped in worry or fantasy. I used extremely elaborate fantasy as a child to escape my troubles at home and retreat to a safe place. As an adult, I realised that all day long I was stuck …

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Journaling What is Journaling? When I began on my happiness journey 3 years ago, I read somewhere that keeping a journal helped with anxiety. Being willing to try absolutely anything (that was cheap or free) I grabbed a ‘page a day’ diary from Red Dot for $1 and I set myself the task to start …

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