Part 2 of my weight loss journey: what to do when the world conspires against you to take you off course.Read More
Stop training people to depend on you.
Have you ever felt snowed under because of the commitments you have to other people? Have you just accepted that this is how it needs to be? If you have then you may be training them to depend on you either practically or emotionally. Even worse your act of kindness might not be as kind as you think.Read More
You often hear the phrase 'weight loss journey'. If you've lost weight yourself you'll know why. You go through a huge range of emotions and personal challenges. You will be fully aware of the journey you have been on but all other people see is their loved one acting differently. If you want support in making changes it can help to bring other people with you on that journey.Read More
When you set yourself a goal and work towards it you will inevitably make some changes. You might have noticed that this change in behaviour by you provokes a change in response and behaviour from other people. You'll also notice that positive action on your part can prompt some less than helpful responses from others and they can say or do things which make achieving your goal harder. I call these 'saboteurs' because their words and actions are designed to undermine your efforts. Here's how to spot the saboteurs in your life.Read More
Willpower doesn't exist.
We've all experienced a lack of what we call 'willpower' so we think it must be real. That sounds reasonable until you think about what willpower actually means . Here's why willpower isn't what we think it is.Read More