Egos can hurt…

Ouch! When someone is inexplicably mean it is often because they are licking an unconscious wound…. Damage to our self-image can take many forms and wounds can be inflicted in any ways. From deliberate insult to personal failure, typically a bruised ego affects only the owner who feels tender(ised) on the inside… but a broken ego…

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IFFY use of Wellbeing quotes…

Whilst there are many millions of great motivational quotes to be shared, there is an unhealthy trend for disgruntled folks to post wellbeing word memes as a form of thinly veiled bitchy commentary – don’t fall for it! If you feel uncomfortable seeing one, ask yourself why? Afterall they are INTENDED to uplift, right? Don’t…

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IFFY Decision making…

“What if I make the wrong decision?!” How many of us are held back by this immobilising dark cloud?  Everyone knows that ‘fight or flight’ is a fear response to threat, but there is a third… ‘freeze’. Indecision is immobilising because it is a fear response so if you see a dark cloud and you…

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Ironic Fundamentalism: The hilarious truth about existence

What IF… The nature of the universe is paradoxical? Ironic Fundamentalism is an upbeat approach to life which embraces a universal paradoxical awareness. This way we harness a sense of ‘ironic humour’ about ourselves, the universe and everything – one that leads us to answer the big questions – that lie unconsciously beneath our anxieties.…

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