What Does my Life Mean?

What Does my Life Mean? This is something I have been asking myself for a few months now, and I believe there is value in us all taking some time to reflect on what our life actually MEANS. I am not talking about trying to find the meaning of life. That is a whole different…

NLP Techniques for a Happier Life #1 Drain the Colour

Introduction I have been working with NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) for over 30 years, initially in the corporate world and subsequently on a person to person level. I have been fortunate enough to train at both Licensed and Master level with Richard Bandler, the creator of NLP. The skills and techniques that I learned have…

Do we need Goals?

Do we need Goals? I ask that because I recently attended a talk about goals and being driven, which left me questioning the value of most of us being so goal-driven. Social media has undeniably played a huge part, with millions of daily images and quotes, encouraging us with the likes of #MondayMotivation and celebrities…

Loneliness: Being Alone vs Being Lonely

These are my thoughts on loneliness. I resisted calling the article ‘Beating Loneliness’ because I genuinely don’t believe it’s something you can beat, but rather learn to handle, so the feelings of loneliness aren’t totally overwhelming.  This article is just tips that in my personal experience can help. And if just one tip helps one…

Make Changes for a Change

Make Changes For a Change! Change is an inevitable part of life. And, for the first 16 or so years of a human’s life change tends to happen TO us, whether this is nature changing us from babies to teenagers or parents dictating where we live, what we eat, and how we spend our time….

Inspiration beats Motivation!

Inspiration beats Motivation! Written by Pamela Carvell, February 2018. How often do you feel that you just can’t motivate yourself to do something? You want to do it, it’s on your ‘To Do’ list and you know you will feel better and get a great sense of satisfaction if you do. So, what is stopping…

Be Grateful to be Happy!

I believe that gratitude is an important part of happiness and I explore this belief in this article.

Successful New Year Resolutions

Tips on how you can make New Year Resolutions that improve your chances of achieving them. NLP technique of strong visualisation & simple idea of expressing goals in a positive way can have a huge impact.