“Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.”Oscar Wilde
“Oh my sweet Saturday, I have been waiting for you for six long days”Charmaine J Forde
Imposter Syndrome is a common theme discussed in coaching conversations. Believe me, I know. This TED Talk by Elizabeth Cox describes the psychology behind this particular phenomenon, with some ideas about what you might do to overcome it. See … What is imposter syndrome and how can you combat it?
Are you feeling motivated? Right now? Often? Less frequently these days? Amy Brann discusses motivation as a thought and a feeling, using the analogy of a costs versus benefits analysis, and offering 9 ideas to increase your motivation. See … How to Find Motivation.
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. (Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice)
Robert Plutchik identifies 8 basic emotions (above) … Aristotle said there are 9 … Darwin proposed a much greater range based on behavioural traits … and elsewhere more popularist journals have been bold enough to suggest there are as many as 27 emotions felt by human beings. This article by Andrea Mathews – Dealing with… Read More
In my workplace – which is vast – there seems a plethora of automatic-opening doors. And very useful they are at times when arms are laden with bags and files and papers. I guess they harken back to a distant era when this automation was considered all the rage. By contrast, I’m now noticing that… Read More Opening doors . . .
“Studies have shown that thinking and wondering lead to thoughtful decision-making. It’s an epidemic.” Tahereh Mafi, Furthermore
“You can tell who you are the way people respond to you.” Turcois Ominkek
‘Your diamonds are not in far distant mountains or in yonder seas; they are in your own backyard, if you but dig for them.’ Russell Conwell