Most of us probably have an understanding of what the word ‘happy’ means and don’t believe we need a dictionary to tell us. After all, it’s something to do with well-being, being positive, joy and gratitude isn’t it? Or is it?
It can sometimes be confusing to decide whether coaching or counselling will be more helpful to you in any given situation. And, to make it even more complex, you might find one more beneficial than the other, depending on the circumstances. Which means you may not always find the same therapy helpful.
Coaching has been described in many ways: it helps people change in the way they wish, enabling them to move forward in a new direction it supports people at every stage of their life to become who they want to…
Counselling is a way of talking and helping people that explores the things that may be worrying them. It can also help people if they aren’t sure what to do by giving them some time to think through their ideas and choices.
… just about two and half years ago. She is cute, funny and endlessly searching for the next person to adore her. She is, Belle, aka ‘The Beeble’.
In an earlier post (If this then that – why life is the way it is!) I began to explain how I’d come to find out about the three principles and the journey of discovery I’ve had so far. On a recent Liberate your Thinking retreat in Weymouth with very lovely Caroline Brewer, Liz Scott and Stu Newberry I found myself talking about the quantum nature of thought and Liz challenged me to find a way of explaining what I meant as it was pretty garbled at the time.
I titled this piece, If this then that, after an automation service that businesses and individuals can use to reduce the manual processing of ‘data’ and other actions. You decide what you want to automate, for example I might decide that I need to update a database when someone fills in a form on my website. Normally, I’d get the information by email and then copy and paste it into my database, but ITTT automates the task, leaving me with precious time to do something more interesting instead.
This blog began life way back in the dim and distant t’Internet past of 2006, that’s 9 years ago! Over that time it has gone through many different iterations and taken several different turns; in short it’s ‘lived’ a life that is as full of vagaries as that of the average human bean.
Self presentation is another of the skills that underpins social intelligence. It is made up of a variety of factors that include such things as charisma, assertiveness, self confidence and self control. However, as Daniel Goleman points out self presentation without the necessary substance to back it up is no substitute for skills and expertise. In other words, you have to walk the walk as well as talk the talk …..!