Category: NLP

The importance of now: finding inner peace

There have been many people try and explain the workings of our mind. But there are many things that Tolle says I his book ‘The power of now’ that really do make sense, about how we think, structure our memories and beliefs and create…

‘You are not your mind’ – The power of NOW

I am reading a book at the moment called ‘The Power of Now – a guide to spiritual enlightenment’ by Eckhart Tolle. It is advertised as a a spiritual guide teaching you how to live in the now and deal with everyday stresses. The…

Research proves you CAN retrain how you think

This article in the Daily Mail is the closest I have seen so far to proof that NLP works. Know it doesn’t say that specifically, but it does in fact state that with simple mental exercises it is in fact possible to retain the…

Amazing children: bottle their courage

I have had quite a day to say the least. But that’s a story for another blog. I have met some quite amazing children over my time as a teacher. Children that face life threatening illnesses, major disability, one who was in a horrific…

Big picture, small steps

It is easy to become overwhelmed by things, when it seems that your mountain is too high. Here in New Zealand, I have a new job, new town, new country, new systems, and new friends to make. I have to start from scratch. Sounds…

Why? Why not!

This has been the favourite question I have been asked recently: why New Zealand? Why Invercargill? My answer: why not!!