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…

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….

If you want to solve a problem, DON’T think about it!

If you want to solve a problem, DON’T think about it! Written by Pamela Carvell, March 2018 I can’t remember where and when I first read those words, but I do recall thinking ‘how silly’! I’m sure like most of you reading this article, I thought that how you solved a problem was by thinking…

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.

The Power of Words

Written by Pamela Carvell, January 2018. In a month when there have been two much-publicised cases of people being offended by the use of one word towards them, it raises the question of ‘does one word really matter?’.  I am referring to the female passenger on Virgin Trains who objected to being called ‘honey’ by…

Stop Thinking. Start Living

Stop Thinking Start Living is the title of one of my favourite books, and one that I re-read from time to time. Along with other books by Richard Carlson (who sadly died in 2006 aged just 45) these are powerful life-changers and inspired me to write this blog article about the importance of ‘switching off’….