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Worrying: We all do it - tips to help you stop.

Worrying: We all do it Worrying is an experience we all share. We all worry about things from time to time. However, for some people, worrying can become a problem that can interfere with their daily lives. Do you, or someone you love,  you find yourself worrying all the time. There are things you can do to reduce it. Here are a few tips. Tips to help you stop worry and feeling anxious What sets you off? What are y our triggers. What are the things that typically trigger your worrying? Once you know what your triggers are, you can start to make changes. You may be able to avoid them or you can develop coping mechanisms for dealing with them. Challenge your thoughts. When you start to worry, ask yourself if your thoughts are realistic. Are you really going to get fired from your job? Is your spouse really going to leave you? Chances are, your thoughts are not as realistic as they seem. Focus on the present moment. When you start to worry, take a few deep breaths and focus on the here an

Ghosting: What It Is and Why It's Unkind

Ghosting: What It Is and Why It's Unkind Ghosting is the act of ending all communication with someone without e xplanation. It can happen in any type of relationship, from romantic relationships to friendships to professional relationships. There are many reasons why people ghost.  Some people ghost because they are afraid of confrontation. Others do it because they don't want to hurt the other person's feelings. And still others do it because they are simply not interested in the relationship anymore. Whatever the reason, ghosting is always unkind. It leaves the other person feeling confused, hurt, and rejected. It can also make it difficult for them to move on from the relationship. Here are some of the reasons why ghosting is unkind: It is disrespectful. When you ghost someone, you are essentially telling them that their feelings are not important to you.  It is hurtful. Ghosting can be very painful for the person who is being ghosted. They may feel confused, rejected, a

How to Feel More Positive

How to Feel More Positive: In today’s world, it can be tough to stay positive. There are so many things that can bring us down, from the news to our own personal problems. But it’s important to remember that we have the power to choose how we feel. We can choose to focus on the negative, or we can choose to focus on the positive.  My new post on my WiseWolf Coaching blog   Wendy Mason Smith is a Life Coach, Career   Coach, Writer and Mentor to some very special people. You can contact her, book a  free coaching session, or find out more by phoning her at 44 (0) 7867681439 or following this link . Wendy has written a little eBook on how to get on with your boss and a book on job search - you can find her books on Amazon at Wendy's Amazon page  

Energy Drainers and how to deal with them!

Energy Drainers - how to deal with them Are you going through some  kind of change or just going through a difficult period? You will probably find it drains your energy!  You have to deal with confusion, your own, and you may have to deal with other people’s, anxieties.  You may find yourself giving out lots of your energy in support of others.  But some people seem to take just a little too much – more than you can afford to give if you are going to stay fit and cope with all that might be ahead of you. We all feel particularly insecure in the middle of life changes.  But energy drainers are usually people who are insecure and negative in their everyday life!   Quite often they find it difficult to tolerate their own company. You may find people like this start to depend upon you to help them make all kinds of relatively simple life decisions.  They may phone or text you several times a day on any pretext – they can eat you, as well as your time, and sap your life force! Ve

How to Increase Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is a great help if you wish to live your best possible life. The ability to understand your own thoughts, feelings, and motivations. It is a key skill for success in all parts of your of life; from relationships to work and above all to personal development. There are many ways to increase self-awareness. Here are a few tips Pay attention to your thoughts and feelings. Throughout the day, take a few minutes to reflect on what you are thinking and feeling. What are you reacting to? Why? What us going on underneath in terms of your motivations? Journaling is a great way to track your thoughts and feelings. You can also use journaling to explore your values, goals, and dreams. Talk to a trusted friend or a life coach like me. Talking to someone else can help you gain a different perspective on yourself. Take a personality test. Personality tests, like Myers Briggs, can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, as well as your preferred ways of thinking and behaving.

Diverse workplace - relate to younger colleagues - Wisewolf Coaching

Diverse workplace - In today's workplace, it is not uncommon for older people to find themselves working alongside younger colleagues. This can be a great opportunity for both parties to learn from each other and share their unique perspectives. However, it can also be a challenge, as there may be some generational differences that need to be bridged and some preconceptions. I'm writing as a much older person and these are some f the tips I've picked up along the way. Here are some thoughts for older people on how to relate to younger colleagues on my Wisewolf Coaching Web site. Diverse workplace - by being open-minded and willing to learn from younger colleagues, older workers can create a positive workplace. Diverse workplace - relate to younger colleagues - Wisewolf Coaching     Wendy Mason Smith is a Life Coach, Career Coach, Writer and Mentor to some very special people. You can contact her, book a  free coaching session, or find out more by phoning her at 44 (0) 78676