I don’t need to try and fit happy activities into my days, but fit my days around happy activities. By affirming this it’s as if a load has been lifted from my shoulders, that I am more in control of my day and have ultimately planned for happiness.
After a pretty tough week at work filled with a lot of frustration and challenges I suddenly remembered a post I had written a few years ago on How to Turn Your Mood Around. I think this is a great time to share the key message from that post as a reminder to us all that … Continue reading Know Your Mood Boosters
There is no better time than right now to choose one thing that you struggle with, just one thing... and go get it! This does not necessarily mean something you have failed at, it merely means something you want to do better, something you want to learn or in fact something you enjoy but want … Continue reading Choose Your Challenge and Crush It!
When your self-esteem is low you will sabotage your own body image and mind by doing a whole number of the damaging acts like the list below. You may not realise it straight away, which is why I've made up this list. Know your warning signs and if you see yourself starting to self-sabotage step … Continue reading Know the Warning Signs
You may know some people that always play the Ultimate Victim role, many do. The world is always against them, in every situation in their life! They have a hard luck story for everything, even when they’re just back from an amazing holiday … you’ll STILL hear their victim story about the one thing that … Continue reading Victim Mode … time to get out of it!
If you have ever felt that the challenge to become a better version of you is too great and the fear of failure looms heavy on your horizon then learn to take small steps! In keeping with the phrase 'Rome wasn't built in a day', we have to be patient in our daily quest to … Continue reading Small Steps, Big Success
Believe it or not, it is proven that stepping out of your comfort zone can go a long, long way to building amazing confidence and a healthy self-image if you do it often enough.We often stop ourselves from trying something new for fear of ridicule, failure or even pain but if you give in to … Continue reading The Comfort Zone Killer
Hi everyone, I’m Julie the latest contributor to the BYP team. I’ve joined this team because it embodies the real-life, run-of-the mill everyday struggles that we can all relate to in some way and how with some support we are all capable of change. It is said that life begins at a certain age however … Continue reading Joining the Team
I write this to give reassurance and hope to the many, many Over Thinkers that are out there, of which I was previously one of the worst. For those doubting my level of Over Thinking, trust me it’s been pretty bad to the point of worrying myself into High Blood Pressure, along with giving myself … Continue reading From Over Thinker to Present Thinker (a true life story)
I have been coaching now for 4 years and I have to say some of the time it can be hugely satisfying… but unfortunately, at other times it can be massively frustrating and here’s why. This may sound odd to the 5% that know their happiness is in their own hands and that their life … Continue reading How to stop being so miserable!