Some people feel they ruin every relationship they have. Now this might be down to poor self-esteem - a kind of grabbing too much of the blame pie for themselves, but...
sometimes there are real relationship-sabotaging behaviours that once spotted and understood, can help you have healthier relationships.
In this month's article I give you nine love-destroying behaviours and some ideas on how to help you overcome them. I hope you find this useful and interesting.
Here's to giving all our relationships the best chance possible!
Imagine waking up with a sense of purpose and direction, understanding more about what you want and how you’re going to get there. Picture yourself overcoming challenges with ease, confident in your ability to control your life and make decisions that align with your values. If this is what you want, you need self-determination. In this article, I will share 10 ways to increase this quality in yourself so you can tap into your inner strength and unleash your true potential.
Intimacy can deteriorate over time, particularly when life gets stressful. Despite this, couples can reestablish intimacy and meet their needs. Find out ten ways you can increase your intimacy and strengthen your relationship.
An enormous challenge for many of my clients this year was the baggage that they brought with them from the previous year, or even longer before. Tip 18 in the 23 tips to start 23 better series is about how to let go all the 'stuff' that you may be carrying around, especially if it's heavy, or it feels like it's holding you back from living in the moment.
We all know the power of positive emotions. But what about negative emotions? Are you able to identify and use them to your advantage? Today, I'll share eight different ways you can turn your negative emotions to your advantage.
Do you set unrealistically high standards for yourself? Push yourself really hard? Then beat yourself up if you don't achieve that high standard? Do you ever stop to reflect on your achievements or just push onto the next thing? Find out how to stop this unhealthy habit.
People-pleasing hides in many places. We tell ourselves we don't want to offend anyone by saying no. Or we may risk be frowned upon for speaking up. We want to be liked, but we also want to be ourselves, and to have our needs met, so sometimes it feels like we are balancing on a tightrope: approval and acceptance versus boundaries and looking after ourselves. Today's tip is about navigating this dilemma.
"We don't have enough money for that" or "I don't have time to do XYZ with you" are probably the hardest things to say to your loved one. Today's daily tip focuses on combating or reframing the "not enough" mindset.
Xmas was the season of goodwill and drama (and I don't mean the nativity play). You may have visited family and experienced lots of blaming, judging, and complaining. This happens more easily when people get busy, are tired or emotional. So, today's tips are about managing your response. How to navigate our own drama or someone else's? This is number 16 in the top 22 challenges my clients experienced during 22.
This is an emotionally charged time of year and it can be a challenge for any of us to express the inevitable frustrations or irritations to our teams, families, and partners. This is especially hard to do when we are triggered and find it hard to remain calm. It takes some practice, skillfulness and control. Learn how to get more skillful in this area of your life.
One of our biggest challenges, especially during busy times, is remaining present, both with yourself and those that you love. Tip 23 is about learning how to stay present so the other person feels you care and you can be the best version of yourself.
Fear of public humiliation is one of the trickiest challenges we face in today's life experience. My tip for today is about how to deal with fear of getting it wrong, being judged, people laughing, or whispering behind your back.
Sometimes it can feel like we are being taken advantage of because we give so much to others. Feeling unappreciated or undervalued leads to resentment. My tip for today is about how to overcome this challenge.
Do you struggle to speak up when you deserve to be heard? Have you ever meant to ask for a pay rise in your performance review and not been brave enough? Or changed your salary expectation in an interview because you felt you shouldn't ask for more? Find out how to deal with these issues.
To start the year right, I'm posting one tip per day based on the biggest challenges I've helped my clients solve in 2022. Right up to the 23rd of January. If you'd love to get a daily tip, please come back every day for this and other insights on living your best life.
We're less than one week away from starting 2023! What better time than now to start planning your new year and make it the best one yet? Elisa Di Napoli guides you through her favorite process to help you create your plan for 2023.
What is Stage Fright also known as Performance Anxiety? Stage fright, also known as performance anxiety is an intense fear and nervousness of being in front of a group of people. Stage fright is a common feeling that many people experience when they are about to step on stage. This can be a feeling of terror, panic, or even just unease. But it is important to remember that this is simply an instinctive response. It can also be accompanied by more physical symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, nausea, shaking, and dizziness.