Thynk Learning

Learning to be a better you!

2016

How to S.T.O.P. mindfully!

One of the questions I get asked a lot from people who are new to mindfulness is around techniques people can use during stressful situations to help them calm down. They may find themselves yelling at the kids, arguing with someone they really love or maybe they are just mentally beating themselves up over a recent mistake.

These people don’t want the long winded answer about how they should take up a formal meditation practice or even enrol in a mindfulness course - they just need something to help them now! Something to give them a little peace in an otherwise frustrating day! I usually tell them ‘You just need to STOP!’.

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf

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Being Nervous About Public Speaking Is An Advantage!

No matter how well you prepare and how much you practice before hand, there will always be some nervous energy coursing through your veins before you speak in public. Don’t worry this is completely normal, it's part of our evolution. It's your parasympathetic nervous system preparing you for fight or flight. But why do we feel like it's such a bad thing?

Public Speaking Quote Fear

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Top 5 Tips To Make Your New Years Resolutions Stick!

What is it about New Years that makes us feel that this time we can actually stick to our goals? Is it the prospect of a fresh start? Do we feel that somehow the sins and unrealised goals of last year have been washed away as the calendar marks the end of one year and the beginning of another?

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes of your goals

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