Don’t stay out there in the cold

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Don’t stay out there in the cold

Don’t stay out there in the cold

Asking for help is not a weakness–yet so many of us believe that it is.  Children in the classroom sit silently and struggle through a task, becoming frustrated and upset, because they don’t want to ask the teacher.  Kids stay quiet when they are being bullied because they think that speaking out makes them appear weak and will leave them open to even more ridicule.  People struggle through their lives, juggling jobs, difficult responsibilities and emotions without ever admitting to another soul that they need a bit of support. Brene Brown says, if you cannot ask for help, then you

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How to remain mindful on busy days

How to remain mindful on busy days

No matter how busy you are, there is always time to breathe, to be quiet and to regain your connection to the present moment. It’s a constant reminding, a constant re-focusing of your attention.  And it isn’t always easy. You might only achieve it for a few seconds at a time at first, but that’s progress.  It often feels easier to just let our minds run away with us and repeat those same old thoughts, stories and complaints over and over.  Despite the fact that we are sick of them, there is something strangely comforting and familiar about indulging in

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How to beat those Sunday evening blues

How to beat those Sunday evening blues

Remember when you were fifteen or sixteen and Sunday evenings really sucked?  The thought of going back to school the next day, starting a whole new week of work, was just too depressing and sometimes, if you were anything like me, the Sunday evening dread could easily spoil your whole weekend. Maybe you still feel like that now.  Maybe you regularly feel that growing knot in your stomach that tells you it’s almost time to get back into work mode. I’ve only realised, in the past couple of years, what a waste of my weekends that was.  What a shame

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