Positive Parenting. 4 Habits to Stop The Growth of Self-Limiting Beliefs in Your Child.

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world.— Buddah Where do beliefs come from? Why do they differ with each person? How come they have the power to create and destroy? I stumbled upon the answers to these questions in my mid-twenties, during the most difficult period of my life. It was a time of self-discovery. A time of constant questioning, why? And a time of significant transformations. Awareness and consciousness. My obtained beliefs were legitimized by the experiences I had created and shockingly enough had the power […]

How to Turn a Bad Day Around – 5 Simple Ways!

An early morning argument, a trashy comment from a colleague, an unexpected phone call from work, a cancelled flight or heavy traffic! These are just a few things that can trigger a bad day and leave us feeling distressed. I used to wake up with my heart thumbing and my mind racing about things that had happened the previous day. Working on myself, I consciously devised 5 ways to transform the bad into good based on this fundamental principle; Unhappy or happy, stressed or calm, envious or supportive, disappointed or motivated, I choose which emotion to experience. This is how. […]

Top 3 Ways to Survive When in Double Trouble

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. ~ Henry Ford Imagine shipwrecked in the middle of the deep blue sea. It is freezing and you are in shock. An old wooden plank is all your life is hanging on to. The waters are infested with bloodthirsty sharks circling your helpless body, waiting for the right moment to strike. That is how I felt when we were forced to close down our business and left bankrupt. The sharks had taken all they could get their hands on and most sadly, we lost […]

How I Reunited With My Forgotten Soul

Fascinating is the development of a baby in a woman’s womb. From the little heart beat to the soft nails that start to grow to the hair that sprouts. We know of the biological reasons behind these growths and the mechanisms on which they thrive.  So why don’t we have any primary control over them? We do not control our breath. We just breathe unconsciously. We do not control our heartbeat. It started when we were conceived and has been beating since. We do not control the growth of our nails. They have been growing since we were in our […]

10 Ways to Teach Your Child to Fail Successfully

Let’s be honest. How many of you see the “amazing performance” of your child as a sign of “good parenting”? I suspect most of us do. Unfortunately, that is where the danger lies, because the “F” word is seen as “bad parenting”. F as in FAILURE. When our children go to school without finished homework or they have so many mistakes in their English assignment. When they give in a project which is falling apart, get a D for their spelling test or simply have accidents like falling of their bikes. We are seen as “bad parents”, so we do […]

Pump Your Perseverance Muscle – Bartek’s Way

5 times a week, 20 times a month, 240 times a year, 4800 times in 20 years! That is the number of times my husband has been to the gym since he was 16 years old. He is now 36 and a Personal Trainer. Altogether that is about… 7200 HOURS! 432,000 MINUNTES! There have been no short cuts (I mean no hormone growth or steroids). It is all hard work, determination and PERSERVERANCE! I admired his perseverance so much that I actually sat him down and interviewed him to find out his secret. This is what he said… (He spoke […]

Ditch Your Limiting Beliefs in 3 stages

“We learn our belief systems as very little children, and then we move through life creating experiences to match our beliefs.” Lousie Hay Have you ever wondered why you keep getting results you don’t want? You guessed right…It is because your limiting beliefs repeatedly shape your experiences, prevent you from grabbing opportunities and discourage you from even trying. Here are some limiting beliefs we have permitted to control our lives… I am not good enough / I don’t have money / I never have enough time /  I am too old for that / People can’t be trusted / Money […]

Where Answers Really Come From – The Secret

Why did he leave me? – you feel UNHAPPY How do I get out of this rut? – you feel STUCK Why aren’t I getting those sales? – you feel FRUSTRATED Why haven’t I got friends? – you feel LONELY Why do I keep failing? – you feel CONFUSED We tend to search for answers ONLY when encountering problems – Why? It is quite obvious. It is only then you feel the need to discover who you really are, what you really want in life and hopefully what your mission is. On the 20th page of a book I once […]

Transform Goals into Results- These 5 ways

  DREAMS! GOALS! VISIONS! Do you feel the need to change a specific area of your life or even the world? Awareness of change is a huge stepping-stone. The tricky part is transforming that awareness into actions to get the ball rolling. DREAMS without actions are simply DAYDREAMS. Below are 5 guidelines on how to bring goals to life.   1. WHY? WHY? WHY? This may be the number 1 question to ask yourself. -“Why do you want to run the  Marathon?” -“Because I want to prove to myself I can do it.” –“Why do you want to prove you […]