Category Archives: Emotions

Smile – Even When You Don’t Mean It

Sometimes it’s best to throw on a smile, even when you’re not feeling it. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy says; “Our bodies change our minds, our minds change our behaviour and our behaviour changes our outcomes.” Body language affects how others … Continue reading

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Take Charge of Your Life

Take charge. Take charge of your life – and in particular – your personal and professional development. Investing in yourself always pays the highest interest. Taking charge of your own growth will help you identify and pursue more opportunities, improve … Continue reading

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How do YOU change a mood?

A mood can be described as an emotion that lasts a long time. We can find ourselves in “good” moods or “bad”; the question is what we do once we recognise this. There’s a lot of information out ther suggesting … Continue reading

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Other People’s Limited Perceptions

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” – Virginia Satir Limiting beliefs are thoughts & opinions that someone believes to be the absolute truth. They tend to have a negative impact on life; stopping moving forward … Continue reading

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The Power of Stepping Away

The power of stepping away A lot of things can trigger anger, in my opinion it’s triggered when our goal or objective is being interrupted. For example, a common problem with couples is communication. Couples can get angry with one … Continue reading

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Five minutes of anger impairs your immune system for more than six hours.

Did You Know #88: Five minutes of anger impairs your immune system for more than six hours. Research also shows that even one five-minute episode of anger is so stressful that it can impair your immune system for more than … Continue reading

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Sometimes everyone needs a break

Take care of yourself, don’t over work, and make sure you have a balance. Being in real estate can be tricky as there’s no “Right, I’m off work now” time – work can – if you let it – keep … Continue reading

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The Single Biggest Problem in Communication

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion it has taken place. I think the mother of all problems is unmet expectations through incorrect assumptions; remember that people aren’t mind readers – assuming someone will just get what you … Continue reading

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Speak up, Stand together. Stop Bullying.

Speak up, Stand together. Stop Bullying. This post might be a week late for Pink Shirt Day, however the message never gets old. I’m personally disgusted by the amount of bullying I hear about that’s going on – both in … Continue reading

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Own Your Screw Ups

We all screw up. We tend to wield social media to post the best of the best of our own lives (the fairy tale), while leaving it up to others to point out our flaws (should we have been silly … Continue reading

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