Finding Your Identity.

Before Christmas Kim and I were invited to a business networking event in Richmond, London, which was being hosted by our friends Helen and Ray; the idea of going to see them was good motivation for me, the problem was that there would be a lot of other people there, and that filled me withContinue reading “Finding Your Identity.”

Managing Your Mental Health, Part 7 – Talk/Ask For Help.

“To anyone out there who’s hurting – it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help.  It’s a sign of strength.” Barack Obama Talking and asking for help is probably the easiest thing in the world to do; so why do so many of us find it so hard? The most obvious place toContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 7 – Talk/Ask For Help.”

Managing Your Mental Health, Part 6 – Media Exposure.

“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” Malcolm X When I was growing up, I guess I wasn’t really aware of what was going on in the world,Continue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 6 – Media Exposure.”

Managing Your Mental Health, Part 2 – Acceptance

Acceptance. The fact of accepting a difficult or unpleasant situation. – Cambridge Dictionary Willingness to tolerate a difficult situation. – Oxford Dictionary Acceptance is one area I struggle with the most; I sometimes want to slap people when they make it sound so easy.  Human nature is to fight or run away from situations that our brain feels are dangerous, remaining calm inContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 2 – Acceptance”

Signs from the Universe, or Just Coincidence?

“God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains.  It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” C. S. Lewis The Universe wants the best for you, is probably one of the most challenging ideas we face; like many mantras the words and the ideas behind themContinue reading “Signs from the Universe, or Just Coincidence?”