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  1. The Question – How To Find Your True Purpose By Asking The Right Question At The Right Time

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    Article By Bernardo Moya Many people have no idea how the questions they’re asking themselves shape their lives. Yet the right question can improve our health, beauty, fashion, money, careers – in fact our whole life, even more… Find Your True Purpose. I once knew someone who was unhappy and stuck in a way of living she didn’t like. Her fitness, career and money seemed pretty much immoveable. She had an expectation that this was how her life would be today, tomorrow and the next day. But when you asked her what she wanted she had a list as long as your arm of hopes and ambitions. “But I could never get those,” she had convinced herself. “How could I?” This is an attitude she had to challenge. Finally, one day when things got too bad,...
  2. Arise and Shine – how a great morning routine can make you happy

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    Article by Emma-Sue Prince   What’s your typical morning routine like? How you start your day impacts every single part of your day.  Once I realised that and changed how I began the day the effect was transformational. How you start the day pretty much dictates how the rest of your day will go and in terms of happiness, it is everything! So many people don’t necessarily think about that time period right at the beginning of the day when they wake up. They tend to do more or less the same thing – often putting the alarm back on snooze, or most of the time reaching for their phone and straight away checking for messages, news, email and social media. Then rolling out...
  3. 5 Ways to Step Up to Integrity

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    Article by Carole Ann Rice Just as no one admits to being a bad driver or a lukewarm lover, we find it hard to put our hand up to being out of integrity. Yet this is no brain twister – you are either in integrity or you are not. It’s really that simple. So how can you tell? When you are out of integrity, life’s “stuff” seems to conspire against you – people, bills, bad debts, relationships, and your health. You find yourself reacting in a bad way to others, life starts to feel something you endure rather than enjoy and there’s a sense that something is missing. There are many ways we can fool ourselves to avoid being authentic. Blaming others, things or circumstances or feeling...
  4. Happiness Habits for a Happy 2019

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    Article by By Michelle Reeves, life coach & author of The Happiness Habits Transformation With the ink just dry on your New Years resolutions, you’ve gotten 2019 off to the best possible start, right? Well, perhaps not. According to Statistic Brain, by the second week of January, 31% of people will have already quit on their resolutions and only just over half of us will keep going beyond the end of the month. As that first flush of New Year excitement begins to fade and the daily hustle and bustle of life infringes on our good intentions, it’s easy to get off track. All too soon we’re dealing with everyone else’s ‘urgent’ and forgetting what’s really important to us. So should we even bother to set resolutions? Heck...
  5. 5 ways to beat Blue Monday

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    Tips by Fiona Lamb What with the short days, back-to-work blues and piled-up Christmas debt, no-one really looks forward to January. So it’s no surprise that January is home to “blue Monday” – supposedly the most depressing day of the year, which falls on January 21. But if you buy into the idea that the day is doomed to be depressing, guess what? It will be. 5 tips for getting past January 21st this year: 1. Cook yourself a healthy meal – don’t fall into the trap of thinking cooking is a massive effort. It needn’t be, and its rewards are huge, not least for your health. Be kind to your body and nourish yourself with good food. Develop a repertoire of...
  6. 5 quick ways to declutter your brain

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    Article by Carole Ann Rice In these hyper-connected and over-stimulating times, we’re all overloaded with information, and everywhere we look, someone or something is demanding our attention. It’s hard to keep up – and yet we get a dopamine thrill from it all, meaning that being switched-on is addictive. And like all addictions, it can turn toxic. Here are  5 ways to push back on information and sensory overload and sharpen your brain for a better life. 5 ways to declutter your brain 1. Give yourself a mental audit – start by taking stock of what’s overwhelming you. Maybe you have too many commitments, or perhaps you’re making other people’s needs your responsibility. Make time to see what it is that you’re doing...
  7. 5 Ways to Achieve your New Year’s Resolutions

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    Article by Carole Ann Rice When it comes to the New Year, many of us use this as a time to set goals for ourselves for the next 12 months that lie ahead. Whether it’s losing an unrealistic amount of weight or starting a new niche hobby, our New Year’s resolutions are often extreme and set us up for a fall – leaving us feeling demoralised and distraught when by the time spring rolls into town. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Most of Top Life Coach Carole Ann Rice’s work focuses on making people the best versions of themselves. In light of this, Carole has decided to share 5 ways to achieve your new year’s resolutions. 1. Be realistic – when setting your goal, it’s...
  8. Visualisation: why you should be using the technique used by NASA astronauts

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    Article By Beth Wood, Director of Mind Fitness and co-author of Unlock You, with Andy Barker To achieve your goals in 2019 – master the art of visualisation! It requires no fancy equipment and can be practiced from the comfort of your own home. Visualisation has been used in the sports industry as mental ‘training’ for more than two decades. It is employing the power of our imagination to help us change – which has also been used by NASA, the emergency services and a whole host of major companies from all over the world. Visualisation and Modern Science New MRI scanners has meant that we now understand why this process works. Our brain does not distinguish between real and imagined experiences. If an athlete goes into an...
  9. How is it possible to forgive an abuser?

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    Article by Pam Rowe In response to this question, I can only tell you about what happened, what I did and why. My father, who I met for the first time when I was 15, sexually abused me. He used the fact that I was a vulnerable child who experienced being raped before I met him, to tell himself it was okay to have sex with me. To quote him, “you were having sex already.” As a result, I left home at age 16, going into a relationship for rescue, rather than one that was good for me. After years of no contact with him, one day he turned up looking emaciated with no-one to look after him. I could not turn him away. I felt I...
  10. Poignant Lessons I Learnt About Slowing Down In Palm Springs

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    Article by Claire Nash I love exploring the world. Travel for me is usually the chance to see new places, try things I’ve never done before, eat strange cuisines, and have fun with strangers. The older I get, the more adventurous I become. At least that’s how it’s always been. Recently, I found myself longing for a break. All I wanted was to get away to rejuvenate. Maybe it was my body telling me that I was on the verge of a burnout. But I think it was more than that. One of the reasons I’ve run myself ragged is because I don’t want to give in to my age. I feel like slowing down will be an admission that my body can no longer handle...
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