No, you aren’t a fraud: understanding imposter syndrome

By Paula Meir • April 16, 2018

No, you aren’t a fraud: understanding imposter syndrome Do you ever feel unsure of yourself? Like a failure? Do you ever wish you had more confidence? Do you put yourself down in front of others or resent other people’s success? Do you often find yourself saying “yes” to requests when you really...[…]

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Get back into the stream: Five strategies for letting go of the negative

By Paula Meir • April 11, 2018

Get back into the stream: Five strategies for letting go of the negative Emotion is simply mental energy in motion; it’s a physiological storm of some sort occurring inside your body. When we experience strong emotions, especially negative ones, it can be tempting to squash them down, ignore...[…]

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How Healthy is your Facebook Feed?

By Paula Meir • April 6, 2018

How Healthy is your Facebook Feed? Too much smoking, sugar, and not enough exercise are all bad for our health. We know this from decades of research and received wisdom. In fact, it’s fair to say there are lots of things we grew up with that have since been identified as being bad for our...[…]

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Make your candidate feel uncomfortable: you’ll be glad you did!

By Paula Meir • April 6, 2018

Make your candidate feel uncomfortable: you’ll be glad you did! Some candidates are very good at interviewing. Gifted communicators, who play well into the recruiting managers psyche, they can tune into their wavelength with ease and before you know it there is a meeting of minds. Is this a good...[…]

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Losing your job: could this be the best moment of your life?

By Paula Meir • April 6, 2018

Losing your job: could this be the best moment of your life? I know this isn’t the first thought that goes into someone’s mind when you are being shown the door. It can happen for a multiplicity of reasons and it might not feel fair or justified. However, there is hope around the corner. You may...[…]

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4 Reasons Why Sending Flame Mails Could Damage Your Relationships

By Paula Meir • April 5, 2018

4 Reasons Why Sending Flame Mails Could Damage Your Relationships I’m not sure what it is about email that provides a platform for people to behave and communicate badly. Whether it’s because they are behind a screen and it makes people feel brave and authoritative in the moment I don’t know. In...[…]

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Why failure is the oxygen of success and happiness

By Paula Meir • April 5, 2018

Why failure is the oxygen of success and happiness On a recent car journey with my son (age 20) the conversation turned to the subject of failure: “I don’t put myself in a position where I fail mum, I usually bail before that happens” He stopped short of saying “failure isn’t an option” but it’s...[…]

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Get strong! 4 ways to build your mental resilience

By Paula Meir • April 5, 2018

Get strong! 4 ways to build your mental resilience Resilience. It’s hard to miss hearing or reading about it and, if you didn’t know better, you might think it’s just the latest self-help fad.  But it’s not.  Researchers have studied it for years, and the science is clear: High resilience is ...[…]

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How To Understand And Control Your Anger

By Paula Meir • April 5, 2018

Do you spend a lot of your time angry? Is your anger directed toward a single event or person, or do you just find that a lot of situations make you angry? Is anger holding back your career or harming your personal relationships? If so, it may be time to understand your anger and what triggers...[…]

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How To Get Happy! Move From “Quo” To “Go”

By Paula Meir • April 4, 2018

How To Get Happy! Move From “Quo” To “Go” How many cartoons have we seen that feature an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other? It’s a well-worn trope, but it’s a useful one.   Change of any type often initiates an internal battle. Think of this as a battle between the devil and the...[…]

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