I don’t believe in having regrets. I definitely have things in my past that I look back on without any pleasure and would not want to live through again but I don’t regret them. Regret is a very negative emotion that can contribute to a critical inner voice and too much time spent thinking about the past rather than the future. I accept my past and I accept that I made decisions based on where I was and who I was at the time. I may well do it differently today but that is ok. I have learned from my […] Read more
Often we can get stuck in a cycle of repetitive thinking. We have a problem that we are trying to solve and we just keep trying to do the same thing over and over again. Does that sound familiar? We are probably all aware of the famous quotation “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result”. Until I researched this blog (yes I do research them!) I thought that was written by Einstein – apparently it wasn’t and first appeared in a 1983 novel but regardless of where it came […] Read more
Being afraid of failing can be a very powerful fear and it can stop us even trying to achieve our goals. Learning how to recognise and overcome it can change your life.