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Feline Wisdom: What Cats Can Teach Us About Life

Feline Wisdom: What Cats Can Teach Us About Life

06/10/2017 by Bev James

From love and companionship to daily amusement, with all the joy they provide it shouldnít be any surprise that there are 8 million pet cats in the UK. Whether youíre a cat person or not, it canít be denied that felines live life well Ė and that isnít just because we spoil them. Cats possess numerous traits that many of us aspire to have: theyíre blissfully relaxed, quietly confident, and fiercely independent. Whatís more, they never go a day without some form of enjoyment.

The Problem with Perfectionism

The Problem with Perfectionism

26/09/2017 by Bev James

From Madonna to Mozart, perfectionism has been the driving force behind many of historyís greatest achievers. However, perfectionism isnít just a penchant for perfection Ė we all want things to go as well as possible in our lives. No, true perfectionism is a very real and constant need to reach the highest standards, even if the cost is detrimental.

The 6 Step Negativity Detox

The 6 Step Negativity Detox

11/08/2017 by Bev James

Even the most positive people experience negativity from time to time - itís part of what makes us human. In very small doses, negativity can actually be pretty helpful, since itís our mindís method of keeping us safe by highlighting the bad in things. In larger doses however, it can dramatically limit our potential and hold us back from living life to the full. Relationships, careers, personal growth and long-term fulfilment can all be hampered. Whatís more, research has shown that negativity can also pave the way for more stress and more illness than our more positive peers.

7 Ways to Combat Your Shyness

7 Ways to Combat Your Shyness

05/07/2017 13:55:00 by Bev James

Human interaction is the lynchpin of life, so it goes without saying that shyness, as well as severe social anxiety, can be extremely difficult to live with. It can affect every area of your life, from hampering your performance at work or university, to completely sabotaging your enjoyment of social engagements Ė or making you avoid them altogether. It can keep you from meeting new people, grabbing opportunities, or simply having fun. In short, itís something that can really hold you back from living a fulfilling life.

5 Ways to Manage Your Energy for a Productive Day

5 Ways to Manage Your Energy for a Productive Day

25/04/2017 by Bev James

If you work within an office environment, then youíre probably no stranger to the '3pm slumpí. Itís that huge dip in energy many of us feel during the latter third of the day, when our productivity slows down, everyone gets a bit lethargic, and home time canít come quick enough. For some itís massively debilitating, for others itís a minor annoyance, and for many itís the most miserable part of the job. Energy is obviously the backbone of a productive day, so our livelihoods rely on maintaining that momentum. But how do you tackle or prevent the inevitable drop in energy during the working day? Fortunately, thereís plenty of ways to do it.

International Women's Day - 5 Fabulous Women - Bev James

International Women's Day - 5 Fabulous Women - Bev James

08/03/2017 

As today is International Womenís Day, I feel this is a great time to reflect and honour some of the greatest female figures in modern history who have changed the world and fought against all odds to achieve amazing feats.

Surround Yourself With The Right People - Eliminate The Crabs!

Surround Yourself With The Right People - Eliminate The Crabs!

17/01/2017 09:00:00 

A top tip for success in 2017 is to surround yourself with the right people. You've probably heard this before but are you putting it into practise? In the same way that nutrients and diet affect your wellbeing, spending time with positive people can have a huge impact on your success and happiness.

6 Ways to Break Free From Someday Isle - Bev James

6 Ways to Break Free From Someday Isle - Bev James

10/01/2017 09:00:00 

How is 2017 going so far? Did you review 2016 with enthusiasm and feel proud of all of the things you achieved? Or did you feel frustrated that you'd spent most of your time stuck on Someday Isle?

5 ways to be decisive and get what you want

5 ways to be decisive and get what you want

24/08/2016 

I've often noticed that the driving force behind indecisiveness usually stems from a fear of being disliked, criticised or failing. Some may find it more comfortable to stay in the 'safety zone' than choose to rock the boat with change.

6 Tips To Become A More Patient Person - Bev James

6 Tips To Become A More Patient Person - Bev James

09/08/2016 by Bev James

Many of us live in a fast paced digitally obsessed world where we may have become accustomed to instantaneously getting what we want or need at the touch of a button. This on-demand lifestyle can cause many of us to rush from one place to another whether it's to and from work, picking up the kids from school or fitting in exercise and social commitments; it can feel like most of us are continuously on the go.


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