Do You Have Praise-a-phobia?
Over the past twenty years of living in the UK, there seems to be a particular phenomenon that I’ve almost come to see as a quintessential English personality trait – praise-a-phobia, that is a fear or dislike of accepting compliments!
It seems to be particularly acute … (More)
Burning the Candle (and Yourself!) at Both Ends
While the fast pace of modern life demands we move and think quickly – our brains and nervous system developed at a time when life moved much more slowly — and we find we can’t cope with the new, relentless pace!
Occasionally, … (More)
That Poor Horse…..
Don’t you feel sorry for him? I’m talking about that horse that’s already given up the ghost, yet you keep on beating it?
As long as you’re focused on that horse, you’ll never see the person offering assistance when they pass by!
Sometimes, you just have to … (More)
If You Can’t Change Your Latitude…..
As the wise surfer dude once said,
“If You Can’t Change Your Latitude, Change Your Attitude, Dude!”
Our attitudes with regard to people, places and things has the abililty to make or break our lives….what are your attitudes doing for you?
Attitude Adjustment: Why
Helping Those Who Have Forgotten Their Lives
I recently attended the Forget Me Not Ball, which was a fundraiser for Dementia UK. It was a fantastic event for a good cause — and we had fun too!
Kudos to fellow WHYse woman Clare Ellism, who organised the event – … (More)