Fear of Change

Fear of Change There is a familiar story about ‘reaching your potential’ that is conveyed very well in the tale of the eagle in a chicken coup.  It goes like this: A man found an eagle’s egg and put it in the nest of a barnyard hen.  The eaglet hatched with the brood of chicks and grew up with them.  All his life the eagle did what the barnyard chickens did, thinking he was a barnyard chicken.  He scratched the earth for worms and insects.  He clucked, cackled, and would thrash his wings and fly a few feet into the air.  Years passed and the eagle grew to adulthood.   [...]

2016-10-25T10:33:01+00:00July 9th, 2014|Stress and Anxiety|

Exam Revision for Students 2014

It’s that time of year again.  Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exams are looming in June and many students are already engaged in Easter revision courses in various colleges.  I had planned to give a workshop on Accelerated Learning this week in the Nuremore Hotel. However, at the request of students and parents, the date has been postponed until the autumn, so that students returning from transition year and university undergraduates can benefit from learning a variety of practical techniques that will give them ‘the edge’ in studying right from the start. You still have time to improve your grades with some sensible planning, so relax and plan for your [...]

2016-10-25T10:33:01+00:00April 15th, 2014|anxiety, Courses|

Welcome to the Resolution Revolution of 2014!

Let’s change the statistics this year so you can enjoy a resolution revolution in 2014! A New Year provides us with the opportunity to create change, get focused, lose weight, stop smoking, get fit and healthy, spend less/save more, get organised etc., all of which are very worthy and achievable goals. So why is it that only 8% of people making New Year Resolutions actually achieve them? […]

2016-10-25T10:33:02+00:00January 1st, 2014|anxiety|

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