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Six common traits of people with high emotional intelligence at work and in the home
Having a high Emotional Intelligence (EQ) makes you both more likeable and successful in the workplace and can create a smoother home environment – yet for many of us EQ is a skill set that doesn’t always come naturally and has to be worked on. In the workplace and within the family we are often required to motivate, inspire and negotiate. Harnessing your EQ means having a high level of empathy, mental strength... Read more
Written by: Ranmoor Therapy 19 January 2018
The Escalation of Loss
When we experience loss in our lives it is a difficult thing for us to know how to manage. Loss isn't just about losing someone in your life, it is about anything that we have had that is no longer there that means something to us. I have made the following brief video to explain what can happen if we are not able to process this loss and the negative outcomes that it can lead to. When watching the video,... Read more
Written by: John Kenny 30 November 2017
The Bicycle Affect
I have devised a concept called The Bicycle Affect to help to us understand why we think and feel the way that we do, and why our behaviour, even to us, sometimes seems unexplainable. Why does our life go in a certain direction? Hopefully this brief video will help to explain this. Read more
Written by: John Kenny 20 November 2017
Seven routes to better work-life balance
Work-life balance is a concept that sounds good on paper but can be tricky to get right in your own life. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are seven ways that you can achieve a better work-life-family balance: 1 Plan your work and home priorities together. Know when you have key dates and activities in each area that will take more of your time. For example, if a work project means you’ll stay late... Read more
Written by: Lucy Stanyer Life Coach 2 October 2017
How to make your goals become a reality
GOALS – MAKING THEM HAPPEN You may have already considered what you want to accomplish this year and have set yourself some New Years resolutions. Perhaps your plan is to lose weight or to give up smoking, maybe you are unhappy in your current job and have considered that this is the year that you are going to make a change. Goal setting functions as a prerequisite to success in most areas of life. Yet sadly... Read more
Written by: Fitztherapy Works 7 March 2017
A Tale of Two Women
A client needed help making a decision. He had to choose between two women. One he had known for a long time and their relationship had been tumultuous with many make-ups and break-ups. The other gave him everything he wanted but didn't make him "work" for it. He didn't feel challenged, and that left him feeling bored and less appreciative than he felt he should be. Should he choose Girl #1: and endure the... Read more
Written by: Lauralyn Kearney 24 October 2015
Getting Through The Toughest Times
Today I coached a client who has been coping with major stress after losing her job. She has car and house payments, an elderly diabetic parent and is still grieving the loss of her beloved father. Some days are overwhelming for her and she is constantly tempted to lose faith that she and her family will be okay. Her emotions reminded me of my own crisis years ago during my divorce. I was desperately trying to save... Read more
Written by: Lauralyn Kearney 21 October 2015
5 Steps To Transition From A Break-Up
When relationships come to an end, so do the visions of what could have been. It's natural to grieve the loss on many levels - the loss of companionship, love, intimacy and the future you envisioned together. One of the questions clients ask me most is: how do I move on from this person when I can't stop thinking about them? There is a process that has helped many begin healing and moving forward. Here are some... Read more
Written by: Lauralyn Kearney 17 October 2015