The Hero's Journey

The Hero's Journey

by OneClick OneClick June 14, 2017 0 Comments

Joseph Campbell is one of my heroes. His writing is vast and covers a wide range of human experiences. If you get a chance, I highly recommend taking the time to read one of his many books. He is the creator of the term ‘finding your bliss’, and he established the famous ‘hero’s journey’.

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Ready For A Career Change?

Ready For A Career Change?

by OneClick OneClick April 12, 2017 0 Comments

Feeling trapped in a job you don’t like? Discover how to transition into a new career with learnings from people who’ve done it.

Working long hours, with no satisfaction? Want to start your own business, but not sure you can? Changing careers or setting up your own business isn’t easy. Let experienced career coach Sarah O’Flaherty show you how others have made the transition.

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Optimism/Pessimism and Stress

Optimism/Pessimism and Stress

by OneClick OneClick March 17, 2017 0 Comments

There is a difference in the way that people approach experiences, challenges, and stressors. Those people who are more optimistic in their outlook will tend to expect more positive than negative things to happen to them. Whereas, people who are more pessimistic in their views tend to expect more negative outcomes.

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What Is Stress?

What Is Stress?

by OneClick OneClick February 24, 2017 0 Comments

Stress is estimated to cost American businesses up to $300 billion a year and has been labelled the 'Health Epidemic of the 21st Century' by the World Health Organisation (G  Fink, 2016). Numerous studies show that job stress is by far the major source of stress for many adults, and in a recent global survey, employers identified stress as the number one health risk factor in nearly all surveyed countries (Towers Watson, 2014).

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Are You Suffering From Burnout?

Are You Suffering From Burnout?

by OneClick OneClick February 10, 2017 0 Comments

Are you finding that constant stress has left you feeling disillusioned, helpless, and exhausted? If so, you may be suffering from burnout. When you’re burned out, things look bleak, problems seem impossible to overcome, and it’s difficult to muster up the energy to do anything about your situation.

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Beginning Meditation Guidelines

Beginning Meditation Guidelines

by OneClick OneClick January 29, 2017 0 Comments

When starting our meditation practice there are few things to be aware of: place, posture, eyes, breath, mind, and non-judgement. These guidelines provide all the information you need to start a basic meditation practice.  

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You Are Not Your Mind

You Are Not Your Mind

by OneClick OneClick January 15, 2017 0 Comments

This may seem like a really obvious statement. But, for many, it's not so obvious at all. Many of us think we are our mind - we think we are the same as the thoughts our minds create - but this is not true. Although we can't hide from our thoughts, we can seperate ourselves from them and see them for what they are, just thoughts and not our identity.

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How To Feel More Powerful

How To Feel More Powerful

by OneClick OneClick December 29, 2016 0 Comments

How are you feeling today? Are you feeling your strong authentic self? Or, today, are you feeling powerless? Are you trapped in a victim mindset?

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Being Grateful Can Improve Your Health

Being Grateful Can Improve Your Health

by OneClick OneClick December 15, 2016 0 Comments

Gratitude can promote the savoring of positive life experiences, bolster self-worth and self-esteen, and even help people cope with stress and trauma.

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How Becoming A Writer May Be Good For You

How Becoming A Writer May Be Good For You

by OneClick OneClick November 29, 2016 0 Comments

So you want to become a writer? Why not? It’s a great career – you can work from anywhere in the world, you decide when you write, and you could even, one day, become rich and famous. 

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The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

by OneClick OneClick November 15, 2016 0 Comments

If you’re looking for inspiration on what can be done when you think long term, then check out this narrated video of the Man Who Planted Trees.

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A Simple Exercise To Increase Wellbeing

A Simple Exercise To Increase Wellbeing

by OneClick OneClick October 29, 2016 0 Comments

Martin Seligman in his book Flourish – A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being, suggests a very simple exercise to increase your happiness. Give it a try.

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The Innovation Of Loneliness

The Innovation Of Loneliness

by OneClick OneClick October 15, 2016 0 Comments

While our focus is shifting towards individual achievements over community, more and more people are feeling lonely. They feel vulnerable, opening up to others for warm, friendly, heart-to-heart conversations. Then, along comes social media.

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

by OneClick OneClick September 30, 2016 0 Comments

Unfortunately, smartphones and tablets are really messing with our sleep cycle  – they are keeping us awake by making our bodies think that it is morning. They do this because they let off bright blue light.

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Facebook: Friend or Foe

Facebook: Friend or Foe

by Sarah O'Flaherty September 17, 2016 0 Comments

Let me start by asking you one simple question. How much time do you spend on Facebook each day?

To be honest, the actual amount of time doesn't really matter to me. I just wanted you to think about how much time you're spending on Facebook and whether you believe it's an appropriate amount of time and a good use of your time. 

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Achievement vs. Fulfilment: What Are You Chasing?

Achievement vs. Fulfilment: What Are You Chasing?

by Sarah O'Flaherty September 03, 2016 0 Comments

While many of us are busy chasing achievement - success in work, study, on the sports field, or in the acquisition of items - we often forget that what is more important is the development of fulfilment - satisfaction or happiness as the result of fully developing one's potential. 

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Want To Know More About Social Anxiety Disorder?

Want To Know More About Social Anxiety Disorder?

by Sarah O'Flaherty June 03, 2016 0 Comments

A key contributor to the development of treatments for SAD, David Clark, highlights four key mediating factors:

1) increase in self-focused attention, which reduces processing of external factors, such as other people and their reactions;

2) extensive use of safety seeking behaviours, which are intended to prevent feared catastrophes,

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Your Emotional Makeup

Your Emotional Makeup

by Sarah O'Flaherty May 27, 2016 0 Comments

In the same way that you are not your mind or your thoughts, you are also not your emotions. The key to managing our emotions is becoming aware of them, noticing them as soon as they arise. Using an analogy that a friend of mine gave me, consider your emotions to be like a fire in a forest, if you get too close to the fire you will get burnt, but if you don’t keep an eye on the fire, it could very quickly burn out of control.

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How Much Are You Associating With Your Thoughts?

How Much Are You Associating With Your Thoughts?

by Sarah O'Flaherty May 20, 2016 0 Comments

You are not your mind, and you are most definitely not your thoughts. However, your mind is a part of you, a tool for you to utilize as and when you need. It is important that you look after it, and ensure that you are in charge of it, and that it is not in charge of you. You may feel as if you’ve walked into a science fiction novel here. How can my mind be in control of me? Isn’t my mind just part of me?

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Are You Treating Your Body Like A Temple?

Are You Treating Your Body Like A Temple?

by Sarah O'Flaherty April 29, 2016 0 Comments

I’m sure you know from your own experience that when your body is not functioning optimally it can impact your emotions and your thoughts. If you’re not feeling well, it is very easy to feel grumpy and miserable. Of course, the other extreme is also true. When your body is in tip-top health, your emotions and thoughts seem to come along for the ride, and life is wonderful.

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Do You Have A Moral Code?

Do You Have A Moral Code?

by Sarah O'Flaherty April 22, 2016 0 Comments

Do you have a code or a set of standards that guide your behaviour and allow you to determine right and wrong? If you don't know what your moral code is it is very difficult to know how to act when confronted with difficult or subtle choices. Morals allow you to interpret rules clearly and to function well without conflict.

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Do You Shine From Within? Do You Want To Know How You Can?

Do You Shine From Within? Do You Want To Know How You Can?

by Sarah O'Flaherty April 15, 2016 0 Comments

In this interview Amanda shares how she came to found Shine From Within - an organisation that provides girls with the tools and confidence to shine bright. It's a fabulous story that leads us from hearing about Amanda as an international model traveling around Europe to having to deal with cancer at only 24 years old. 

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The Five Minute Journal: It's Worth The Time

The Five Minute Journal: It's Worth The Time

by Sarah O'Flaherty April 08, 2016 0 Comments

I'm sure I've mentioned before about the benefits of journaling, there is nothing better than spending a little bit of time putting your thoughts down in writing. It clears your head, gives you a new perspective on things, and even sometimes helps to resolve issues that somehow seemed unsolvable. 

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Do I Need Counselling?

Do I Need Counselling?

by Sarah O'Flaherty March 23, 2016 0 Comments

Have you been thinking about seeing a counsellor for a while but something's been holding you back and you're not sure what? If you're not sure of whether or not to see a counsellor then reading this article may help you make up your mind. 

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