behavior

Do you procrastinate?

By | April 15th, 2010|Changing Habits, EFT, Film|

The other day someone asked me for some help with their habit of Procrastinating.  I decided to go to  Wikipedia and see what it had to say about Procrastination. Here is Wikipedias definition:- Procrastination refers to the counterproductive deferment of actions or tasks to a later time. Psychologists often cite such behavior as a mechanism for coping with the anxietyassociated with starting or completing any task or decision.[1] There are three criteria for a behavior to be classified as procrastination: it must be counterproductive, needless, and delaying.[2] Procrastination may result in stress, a sense of guilt and crisis, severe loss of personal productivity, as well as societal disapproval for not meeting responsibilities or commitments. These feelings combined may promote further procrastination. [...]

Don’t say Don’t!

By | February 6th, 2010|Changing Habits|

I was talking to my daughter this morning over breakfast and she was telling me how she and her best friend were unable to stop laughing in their drama lesson. As she remembered what happened and shared her story with me, she began to laugh once more, and her laughing became infectious.  Soon I was giggling away too, it was delicious!  It just goes to show that spreading ‘good news’ does have an impact, not only on yourself, but other people as well!  Our conversation reminded me of my early days in the theatre. Back in the 80”s, one of my first acting jobs involved taking a show out into the community: in this particular case, old peoples homes in Sheffield. [...]

What will the next generation thank us for?

By | February 4th, 2010|Environment, Film, Relationships|

There is no doubt that we are where we are due to the efforts of past generations. I'm sure that if some of our ancestors were alive today they would be shocked at the way civilisation has changed. We have much to thank previous generations for, after all millions died so that we could be 'free': but what about the next generation, will they have much to thank us for? We don't have to 'suffer' in order to contribute to the next generation, on the contrary we can contribute by being joyful, peaceful and loving. There are lots of people who believe that they're separate from the rest of humanity, living in 'their own little world' but the reality is that [...]

A Weigh Out to Overeating

By | January 24th, 2010|Changing Habits, Diets, Weight Loss|

Given that diets are all about deprivation and strict rules, is it any wonder that the majority of diets fail long term, and that evidence suggests that you are more likely to gain further weight when you come off the “regime”? […]

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