Do you agree with this statement about happiness?

A happy life isn’t a problem free or perfect life. It might not even be a particularly good life by western standards. A happy life is simply one where all parts of it are accepted and no pretence has to be made in order for the person to experience mental tranquility. This sentence is in…

Is your weakness really a strength?

Podcast Episode 10. Listen here. In short: Our strengths serve us well in many situations but they don’t serve us well in all situations. When we play our strengths too often or in situations where they don’t add benefit, they can present as weaknesses. Our strengths can also be perceived as weaknesses by others who…

Putting Praise and Criticism in their Place

Podcast Episode 9. Listen Here. I’ve been a praise junkie for most of my life. If I did things and nobody noticed, it felt as though I might as well not have bothered. To some extent I’m still like that – the blog with no likes and no comments? No thanks! (Admittedly, as a new blogger,…