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What Matters To Me

Hi Readers I've been busy creating some new pages on this blog site. As I was writing the 'who am I' page, I felt compelled to write about some of the principles underlying all of my work. Then it all got a bit long! So I decided to copy and paste the content into a blog post instead. Although I write and present on lots of topics, they are all influenced by my own personal values; that is – what matters to me. What Matters To Me Personal sovereignty:  Which means that I'm not here to be anyone's guru. YOU are the guru – for yourself only. Personal evolution:  We are all growing, learning and evolving in response to constantly changing challenges. This learning represents our continual evolution as individuals. Creative evolution:  This means we are not passive travellers through the travails of evolutionary progress. We are the creators of our lives. We are conscious participants, capable of change and self-determined growth. There are aspects of

Do You Struggle With Intrusive Thoughts? Try These 3 Words...

The most constant reminder of PTSD for me, is intrusive thoughts. People who have them usually understand why someone would want to blow their head off - 'Fight Club' style. Discover more techniques here . But this is a blog dedicated to positivity and personal growth, so I want to share an effective trick I have been using to manage some persistent inner chatter: 'Be Here Now - Just me.' I find simple word statements to be a powerful form of personal energy management. These ones bring me back to wherever I am, so I can concentrate on what I'm doing. They also help me stop worrying about others. Now I have the words plastered to my kitchen cupboard to remind me. I know that many people suffer from PTSD and that stress and other illnesses might cause intrusive thoughts. Maybe these majick words can help anyone prone to distraction and disassociation. They really helped me get some good work done this week. Let me know in the comments if they help yo