Before we start, let’s do a short assessment : how do you control your emotions? Choose your most common response from the list below: A: I cry easily, even at something like a puppy on a TV-ad / If you press the wrong button, I will snap in a fit of rage. B: People often say I’m quite emotional. C: I’m not afraid...

If you grew up in the West, and you often read blogs and Google "how to” strategies, you probably don't need new information. You actually need some advice to apply what you already know. We can Google anything; but turning that information into actions, is a different ball-game. So, we've torn out an action-page from our workshops, and posted it up...

He makes eye-contact. Darn it! You know his face, but — like so many others — you have forgotten his name. Oh no! He’s coming over. You put on an exaggerated smile, which probably has more of a deer-in-headlights look, and dive straight in: “Heeeeey! How aaaaare you!?” Still blank. No name. Was it James? Michael? Hmmm. In fact, you don’t even know where you’re...

You hit the alarm, get up, and get going, They say “I can’t do it”, you say “I’ve already done it”. They say “I’m not sure it will work”, you say “I fixed it.” They say “I need a break”, you say “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” If this sounds like you, and you don’t want to risk your health &...

Yesterday, we mentioned the 2-minute pause button. One of the challenges with this tool, is that we often don’t have a list of diverse emotions. If you are highly driven, it’s possible that your list simply looks like this : Stressed Stressed Stressed Tired Angry Tired Stressed Stressed That’s part of the exercise : it trains you to think in a problem-solving way, but it also shows you on...

It’s 1pm. I’m standing at the Woolies (grocery store) across the road. My mind is stuck in neutral: “Do I take the Chicken pesto, or thai chicken curry? Oh, there’s a low-cal Beef Stroganoff option, but the cellophane on that packet looks cancerous…or should I just have a fruit-salad? But fruit have sugars, which will spike my insulin….” a full...