Archive for the ‘Happiness’ Category

Step into Christmas! By Susan Chan and Ian Geddes:

December already!  Weeks ago I heard the first warning bells of Christmas.….the dreaded sound of Noddy Holder from Slade asking me if I was ‘hanging up a stocking on the wall?’ ‘So here it is merry Christmas ……………..Everybody’s having fun’ Everybody’s having fun’. If only! It is the season of goodwill. Yes, time for friends

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Steps you can start to take today to improve your work/life balance

Steps you can start to take today to improve your work/life balance Ian Geddes and Susan Chan Most of us choose to work. Most of us have to work to achieve the lifestyle we aspire to. Again for many of us we will work for a large part of our lives. There are many positive

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Key Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change Taken from, ‘Living the Dream’, by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes Often in life we seem to seek out advisers believing that they are the experts in all aspect so life. When it comes to yourself, you are your own expert. No one knows you better than

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Keeping our children free from Stress by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

Childhood is supposed to be a carefree time when life is free from worries, with fun and laughter. All too often the reality is different. In the last year I have worked with children who are stressed, anxious and unhappy. In my work as a holistic practioner I use a wide variety of approaches and

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Golden Rules to adopt when working with people

How not to upset people!  “I will never blame other people” We all make mistakes. Suppliers don’t deliver on time. Potential customers never sign. You blame them for your problems. Are you free from blame? Maybe you didn’t provide enough training, build in enough of a buffer, or asked for too much too soon. Take

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Use your EI…. Emotional Intelligence

1. Mindfulness is an amazing tool for sharpening your focus, concentration, and self-care. With mindfulness we are in touch with our thoughts and feelings, so we get to check in on what ‘is’ for us. 2. The awareness leads us a position of power, where we get to choose our responses, mindfulness turns the ‘light

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Five Ways to Well-being and Happiness. Simplicity is Brilliant!

Modelled on the idea of a healthy eating pattern of ‘five a day’ we can identify,’ Five Ways to Well-being and Happiness’ Connect…With the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstones of your life and invest time in

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