• Emotional Intelligence

How To Set Your Children Up For Success

For years now, there’s been much discussion of the vital role emotional intelligence plays in creating a successful life and living it with ease and grace. Despite that, we don’t often talk about emotional intelligence with reference to building an emotionally intelligent family unit or raising our children. Several generations ago successful parenting meant feeding,…

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  • Emotional Intelligence

All Subconscious Blockages Are Suppressed Emotions

For all our education and wisdom, most of us are mentally challenged when it comes to emotions. Anyone can see that not expressing them is a disaster of epic proportions waiting to happen. Given that it’s not rocket science to deduce that repressed emotion is the cause of 90% of all illness, what boggles the…

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  • Emotional Intelligence

Perception Is Reality

Perception is reality. Truthfully, your perception is your reality… It’s one of my favourite things because it provides the biggest opportunity for breakthroughs. You’ve probably heard the question “When it rains, is it good or is it bad?” Of course we’re all going to answer with whatever suits us. If you have an outdoor wedding…

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  • Emotional Intelligence

How To Make Better Decisions

Recently I was asked ‘Do you have any resources on how to make better decisions?’ For the person asking the question, big decisions tended to be okay (because if you make a goal then you can make decisions around that goal). But it was the little decisions that were leaving her hamstrung.     Little…

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  • Emotional Intelligence

The Negative Spin Cycle

There’s one question that’s dominated my 32 years as a high performance coach. It comes in two forms. The first one is “Why can’t I make myself go to the gym? I bought a 12-month membership. I signed up. I committed the money. I paid up front to make myself go, and the first six…

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  • Emotional Intelligence

How to Overcome Guilt

One of my clients contacted me recently after working through our Money Mindset Mastery training. It helped her gain some great insights into the ways she handled money. (NOTE: Want a step-by-step plan for turning money into your slave instead of master? Learn more about Global Success Academy’s Money Mindset Mastery Specialist training and certification…

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