Don't wait for the right time: Make the right time

By Paula Meir • October 3, 2018

Self-help books often recommend that you give yourself a week or a month to prepare for a change. On one hand, this suggestion makes sense, because it provides structure and allows for planning. It would most certainly work in an ideal world. Unfortunately, however, life rarely works out like...[…]

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A powerful exercise to build your self-esteem

By Paula Meir • July 12, 2018

  A powerful exercise to build your self-esteem     Self-esteem and confidence are simply states of mind. That means we have the power to improve our esteem by changing our state of mind. I’ll share several techniques with you in this and the following blog posts. Let’s start with one of my...[…]

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Is conquering your habit loop the key to beating diabetes?

By Paula Meir • July 6, 2018

Is conquering your habit loop the key to beating diabetes? Diabetes is a global epidemic. Experts have been warning for many years of the need for people to recognise the huge public health challenge we face both now and in the future from this debilitating disease. Indeed, it is widely...[…]

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How England will win by living in the present.

By Paula Meir • July 6, 2018

How England will win by living in the present.       “We write our own stories, we don’t have to be bowed by the history of the past”   These words from Gareth Southgate really struck me in the aftermath of England's penalty shootout. And it made me realise just how far England have...[…]

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Five tips for getting rid of a negative mindset

By Paula Meir • June 22, 2018

Five tips for getting rid of a negative mindset Emotion is simply mental energy in motion; it’s a physiological storm occurring inside your body. When we experience strong emotions, especially negative ones, it can be tempting to squash them down, ignore them or medicate them away with...[…]

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It's okay to grieve at your own pace

By Paula Meir • May 11, 2018

It's okay to grieve at your own pace There are two types of people in the world: Those who have lost someone they love and those that have not--yet. The latter are almost always the ones who will tell us how we should grieve, that we should “get over it”, or will offer up inane platitudes about...[…]

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9 ways to reduce the stress of separation

By Paula Meir • May 11, 2018

9 ways to reduce the stress of separation I think most people (myself included)  who have ever been through a divorce would agree that it is a hugely stressful process. Apart from the deep heartbreak and grief at the loss of a relationship, the other thing that makes it hard is the loss of...[…]

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"I'm no good at maths": a blog about limiting beliefs

By Paula Meir • May 1, 2018

I'm no good at Maths       There I’ve said it out loud. Actually, it’s not really a secret, I often tell people that I’ve never been any good at maths. Growing up I said it to myself over and over again. At least once a day, at some point during every maths lesson I would tell myself “I’m no...[…]

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How to enhance employee wellbeing in 3 simple steps

By Paula Meir • April 24, 2018

How to enhance employee wellbeing in 3 simple steps Mental resilience and wellbeing in the workplace is not merely an ethical or topical concern for management anymore. With mental health issues increasing, especially for the millennials, we all have a responsibility to take action. Employee...[…]

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4 ways improving your mental health will make you a more successful leader

By Paula Meir • April 19, 2018

4 ways improving your mental health will make you a more successful leader Let’s face facts, the demands placed on leaders has changed immeasurably over the past decade. Quite aside from the pace of technological change (both at home and in the workplace), the impact of different generations  is...[…]

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