Hope vs Fear: Tips to help you in difficult times

Hope vs fear – opposite emotions which we all know well. The earth is a wonderful, creative place to be and when your life is going well, it’s easy to stay hopeful, focused, happy and in tune with your higher self. Everything seems to work out; you meet the right people at the right time, things just seem to fall into place and it seems as if the universe knows everything about your dreams and desires and has sent everything around you, to help you achieve them. It’s easy to stay positive in these situations because everything you look at […]

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Attracting money with the law of attraction: Top tips to increase wealth

How to attract money using the law of attraction is one of the most common reasons that people are initially drawn to the concept in the first place. People recognise their desire to increase their wealth and are seeking out ways in which to do this. Attracting money with the law of attraction works in the same way as everything else. The law of attraction states – “that which is like unto itself, is drawn“, which basically means, ‘like attracts like’. So if you want to attract more money into your life, you need to think like someone who already […]

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Good spiritual movies (part 1): 5 mainstream films with a spiritual message

There are many good spiritual movies out there which are overtly spiritual in nature and which you can claim stem from one religion or another. Films based on the life of great spiritual teachers for example, or specially made documentaries that rarely get a theatrical release are all films that people can clearly label as “spiritual” just because of their subject matter. But a close friend of mine once bought me a children’s book and wrote in the front of it “You can find spiritual truth everywhere, if you look for it” and he was so right. There are so […]

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How to not care what people think about you: 5 simple steps

This is one question I often get asked by some of my life coaching clients: “How can I stop caring about what people think about me?” It’s one of the main things that bothers a lot of people and causes them stress. This article is designed to show you how to not care what other people think of you. That doesn’t mean that you completely ignore them or don’t seek advice and collaboration when you need it; it just means that you don’t allow yourself to be ruled by the opinions of others. Why do we care what other people […]

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What is the meaning of ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’?

We’ve all heard of the expression “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and most of us think we understand it and know its meaning. But have we understood this correctly and fully? What is the real meaning of “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and can a deeper understanding of it improve our daily lives? The dictionary definition will tell you that the phrase is an idiom which is used to express an understanding that different people will find different things attractive and that we do not all hold the same opinion of what beauty is. […]

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My Leap of Faith for 2018 – I quit my day job and focused on Wealthy Affiliate

A leap of faith is defined as being: “an act of believing in or attempting something whose existence or outcome cannot be proved or known.” It can be applied to many situations: leaping out of an aeroplane with (or without!) a parachute; hurling yourself down white water rapids on a raft, or in my case, quitting my day job to focus on the things that make me truly happy, and that I feel I have been led to by my higher self. That, for me, was to stop teaching in a secondary school and to focus on teaching a wider […]

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How to live in the now: make every moment count

Each day the sun rises Each day the sun sets How will YOU make this Your greatest day yet? I like this little ditty because if reminds me that every day of our lives is a special day and we should treat them as such – today is no different. Sure, there are birthdays and weddings and anniversaries, weekends and holidays but each day has 24 hours, varying amounts of daylight and darkness according to the time of the year and the hemisphere in which we reside, and for each of us, today could be our best day yet. It […]

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Failed? Don’t Beat Yourself Up: Be Kind To Yourself

There are many occasions in life when we set our heart on something, aim for something or try to achieve something and miss. It might be an exam, a job interview or just a goal of completing our “To Do” list for that day. I know I very often have more on my own “To Do” list than there are hours in the week, let alone the hours in the day that I set aside for working on them.  To many, I could be seen as having failed.  But if this is you, don’t beat yourself up; be kind to […]

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How To Do Affirmations That Work: Top 10 Tips for Achieving Success

How To Do Affirmations That Work Many people like the idea of doing affirmations in order to get what they want out of their life. In fact, a few years ago it was all the rage to do what came to be known as ‘cosmic ordering’ in which people thought they should write a list of the things they wanted in life and then affirm that they had them by being positive and saying things like “I am in a relationship with a man with blonde hair” or “I have a million dollars” or “I am driving a new red […]

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How to have a positive thoughts day: starting your day the right way

The way you start your day is important – everyone knows that. Starting off in a good mood helps you get through the day with a smile. There are sayings that talk about it – we say someone is ‘on top of the morning” meaning someone is happy; or conversely “they got out of the wrong side of the bed” when referring to someone who appears to be in a bad mood. But how many of us truly pay attention to how we start the day and what it means for the rest of our day? How many of us […]

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