This is an interesting blog which appeared on the ReachOut.com website. An good read for bored students this summer.   http://ie.reachout.com/2014/06/03/6-tips-to-surviving-while-broke-this-summer/   Now that school and college is drawing to an end, who’s not looking forward summer? Letting the hazy days drift by sounds idyllic. The reality however can be quite stressful, especially if you’re … Read more

One thing I think I have become know by my clients for is repeating incessantly “think positive”. I do it a lot. And I mean it! Then I read the article posted below and it got me thinking: have I got it wrong? Am I giving poor guidance? Having thought about it I don’t feel … Read more

Came across this blog and felt it was worth sharing. I made a few minor edits: the original appears at http://speakuptalk.blogspot.co.uk/ The way I feel about that day. ( A talk about suicide) Suicide. Its a harsh word,and a word that has become all too familiar here in Ireland to myself personally and so many … Read more

[The original post by Carol Morgan appeared at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/11things-remember-with-sudden-life-changes.html ] I’m sure you’ve heard this statement before: No one likes change. Alright, that statement may not be 100% true for everyone (some people love change). But when life changes suddenly — and in a negative way — it’s a difficult for most people. So if … Read more

[This post by Robyn Brennan first appeared at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/10-ways-reduce-stress-and-live-worry-free-life.html?ref=fbp&n=1] Today, we live in such a fast paced society and there is so much going on around us that is hard not to be stressed out. We have families, friends, taxes, rent and so many other factors we have little control over. When we can, we … Read more

[The original article by Jill Harness appears at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/15-things-you-need-give-you-want-happy.html?utm_source=post&utm_medium=ifyouwanttobehappythesearesomethingyouneedtogiveup&utm_campaign=innerlink] Everyone wants to be happy, but there are certain stubborn behaviors that we all have that can get in the way of our happiness. Back in 2012, World Observer released a list of 15 things to give up if you want to be happy (which has … Read more

[The original article by Anna Chui appears at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/10-things-you-never-realized-you-could-happy.html?utm_source=post&utm_medium=thetougherpeoplemayliveahappierlifebecausetheycandothesesimplethings&utm_campaign=innerlink] Here’s what you never realized you could do to be happy: 1. Stop comparing yourself to other people. Many seemingly happy and successful people are burning themselves alive on the fire of their inner turmoil. So focus on you. 2. Socialize. Even if you are an … Read more

[The original article by Daniel Wallen appears at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/10-things-positive-people-dont.html?utm_source=post&utm_medium=youmaybeinterestedinthistoo&utm_campaign=innerlink ] Positive people don’t have a magical power that you don’t possess. Instead of letting stress control them, positive people take control of their life by managing stress and striving to improve every day. Check out these things that positive people don’t do, so you too … Read more

[This article by Amy Morin originally appeared at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/13-things-mentally-strong-people-dont.html?ref=fbp&n=1] Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life. Check out these things that mentally strong people don’t do so that you too can become more mentally strong. 1. They Don’t Waste … Read more