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Mind-set

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Who are you and what are you doing here?

In this podcast we reflect on the daily questions of: "who am I and what am I doing here?" We look at why it's important the have answers to these questions and how we can begin to answer them.
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Podcast: Social threats and rewards

We look at challenging social situations and become mindful about how we react on an emotional and physical level. This helps us understand why we can get so angry by the things people say or do and how we can bring balance to our emotions and live happier.
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What can we learn from smokers?

This is a bit of a provocative title. I myself, am not a smoker and I am in no way suggesting that any of us start. But this last weekend I spent a few days with a close friend who smokes and something caught my attention, there was something there that inspired me. It wasn’t the
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Change your life, 30 days at a time

I recently watched this talk by Matt Cutts on TED that talked about starting something new for 30 days and I was inspired. So the idea is you think of something you’ve always wanted to do, and try it for the next 30 days. Why 30 days? Well 30 days is just long enough to
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How do you spend your time

I recently heard of a contractor who charged for their thinking time… He’d actually bill you for the hours he spent thinking about your project, before he’d even done any work on providing a solution. I’ve worked with design agencies before, and seen the
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Reflect upon your success

Today is one of the days I feel really proud of my success. Not financial success, or even social success, but my own personal battle with anxiety. Today panic has no hold over me, and I’m actively living out things I could previously not think of facing.  
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We make life look easy

If I’m really honest most days I go to work feeling less than 90% and it’s not just me. People in the office are constantly picking up bugs and viruses, complaining about sore throats and headaches. This is could be partly down to working in an open plan office and
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Recreate yourself

I know it sounds cheesy and it’s easy to skim over this one and miss the point, so focus. This is a really powerful technique I’ve developed to combat the anxiety of facing overwhelming situations. Whether it’s a big meeting or presentation at work, or simply
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Am I ill, or do I just think i’m sick?

Finding the true source of symptoms can be tricky. For ages I was thought I physically was ill. The symptoms I was suffering : headaches, high temperature, aching muscles, loss of appetite and most of all feeling sick to the pit of my stomach, all had me convinced i must be ill,
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It’s all in your head – it’s not that simple

I’m writing this post in response to the many occasions I’ve been told “it’s all in your head”. When people say this it drives me crazy! What, you think i’m making this up? You think i’m imagining i feel sick? 
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