Month: March 2019

The Power of Confidence

Confidence! Here’s a word which has many different uses. When I think of confidence, I equate it with a lack of fear. The more confident I feel, the less fear I feel. I can see why psychology is big on us having a ‘great’ self-image; the more we see ourselves as ‘great’ the more confident and the less fear we feel. That’s not to say when we’re confident the fear doesn’t try to creep in. Our ancient emotional system of fight or flee must certainly play at times. What allows us to have confidence is having the memories of being successful in our past. So, when the pressures of life start ‘squeezing’ us, we need to draw upon our successes in the past and block out the failures of our past. Not always easy to do, but practising vividly seeing our successes when the fear starts setting in, is a big step in the right direction!…

The Blame Game

The ‘Blame Game’ is something we’ve all done. We play when we’re in deep pain. At the moment we’re blaming we believe by blaming others it will alleviate our pain, but experience tells us differently. When we have the courage to look inward first before blaming, we’ll see the solution is inside us. Instead of blaming others; looking inward rather than outward is a brave first step. @realchangecoach…

Technology can be a bit overwhelming to us ‘old folk’

Technology can be a bit overwhelming to us ‘old folk’…lol. It’s amazing all the chances we have to expand our knowledge and save time with all the new technology. Yet, it can also seem so daunting we ‘back-off’ because we fear our ability to learn. I fought that feeling of fear for way too long and finally found a solution. Using new software programs as an example, I found someone who I could remotely share my screen with (using skype) and instead of me watching them, I had them tell me what to do. I needed to do the steps, not to watch and take notes. This eliminated all my fears and frustrations because the first time I did it, it worked!! Depending on how complex the new software was determined how many times I had to go through this shared screen process. I’m glad I refuse to let my fears and frustrations keep me from having a wonderful adventure. Climbing over our fears brings a whole new landscape into view.…