The Mindset Blog

Why is a Healthy Mindset so Beneficial on Your Life Journey?
The Mindset Blog explores everyday challenges and how a positive Mindset can help.

Finding it hard to trust again?

Anyone who has endured years of living with a controlling partner, often experience trust issues moving forward.  It does not only apply to a new partner, but friends and work colleagues as well.  You look at them and think, are they friend or foe? By understanding the following, we will be able to move forward quicker and live a more fulfilling and satisfying life. How long should it take to trust someone?Good question, isn’t it? 

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Depression – How to reset your mindset

Halle Berry contemplated suicide after the end of her first marriage in 1996.  She said Ï was sitting in my car and I knew the gas was coming when I had an image of my mother finding me.  She sacrificed so much for her children and to end my life would be an incredibly selfish thing to do.  My sense of worth was so low. I had to reprogram myself to see the good in

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Are you in a controlling relationship?

“I love you to death” he said as they lay in bed together that night.  That is precisely how you are making me feel thought Natalie as she lay there feeling sad.  Slowly overtime, Natalie had noticed how Cameron had gotten more controlling.  She lay there thinking ‘Was he always like this?’ ‘Did I miss something in the beginning?’ “Have I changed, or has he?’ No, you haven’t changed Natalie, you are just starting to

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How to Achieve Post Traumatic Growth

In 1987 Terry Waite travelled to Lebanon on a mission to free hostages, but through a contact’s betrayal, Terry himself was taken hostage for five years. This is some of his story and how he has able to achieve Post Traumatic Growth. I remember the day very well. I went back to Beirut at a time of extreme difficulty because I was promised safe conduct by the captors of the hostages.  But they broke their

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Weeding Out Negative Thoughts

When I was born, my Mum and Dad had a tobacco farm in Bilwon out of Mareeba in Far North Queensland.  I was only six months old when they sold the farm and moved into town.  Mum tells the story of how she held me so my tiny feet could feel the rich soil of the farm.  As my feet touched the ground, I instantly started crying and pulled my feet up in horror.  Even

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Having Nothing to Lose is a Blessing

In my mid 40’s, I had a turning point in my life.  I had left my malignant narcissist husband, had no money, no car and thought ‘What the hell do I do now?’ But what a wonderful moment in hindsight that was.  I had nothing, so I had nothing to lose.  I was able to design and create the life I had always wanted.  I had my health, I could work.  Sometimes having nothing to

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