Curiosity killed the cat… or did it?

Curiosity killed the cat….. Or so they say, But maybe curiosity led to the cat finding something really good to eat, To making some new friends to play with or discovering a cosy place to snooze in. Curiosity is often disparaged in our western culture. Thought of as a potentially dangerous or at least unattractive…

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Why it is important to use your words

Language is incredibly powerful. If you have been reading my Monday Mindsets for a while you will know that I am fascinated by the power of words to shape our feelings and even our lives. Semantics. It matters. Consider this description from a book I am reading by Lisa Feldman Barrett about emotions. “Imagine the…

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Don’t let ‘you’ ruin your day

How long do you hold a grudge for? How long do you stay stressed and frustrated or angry when someone annoys you or life isn’t going your way? For most people the answer can be … Quite a long time.Too long, most likely. But did you know that scientific evidence shows That the life span…

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Don’t let fear get the better of you

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]You don’t want to be sitting next to me on a plane – unless you like giving constant reassurance and don’t mind your hand being squeezed to a pulp! (my husband will tell you… it is not…

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