18/07/20 Trying to get back to some normality

It has been nearly 4 months since my symptoms began. They are much improved, they do not have a huge impact on my life anymore, however they are just not present enough to irritate. I get breathless, have headaches, indigestion mind fogs, and moments of irritation and anxiety. I have decided to live with thisContinue reading “18/07/20 Trying to get back to some normality”

Check out “Connected Living Webinar 1 Connected Self”!

Check out “Connected Living Webinar 1 Connected Self” on Eventbrite! Date: Sat, 25 Jul, 11:00 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/connected-living-webinar-1-connected-self-tickets-113189934140

Connected Living Webinar

I will be holding a series of 3 short webinars entitled Connected Living. The webinars are in response to us coming out of the first wave of this pandemic, and how we adjust to a different world. Many of us will have very different lives for a multitude of reasons. For that reason it isContinue reading “Connected Living Webinar”

23/05/2020 Back to working on my book

Some of you how have been following my blog from the beginning will remember that about 2 years ago I started writing a book. For those of you who don’t know I decided to write about how I am learning how to navigate my way through my life by understanding myself and what motivates andContinue reading “23/05/2020 Back to working on my book”

Time to take action! But first let me introduce myself.

I am Matt (Matthew if you prefer full names). I was born in 1971, so that puts me at the back end of my 40s. I have been married for nearly 24 years and have two boys (who are both young adults now). I have worked as a healthcare professional for 30 years. Nearly 20Continue reading “Time to take action! But first let me introduce myself.”

Be Grateful

Our default setting is to look for the negative in our lives. This is for good reason, it is designed to keep us safe in a world of physical danger. However most of us occupy a world where most of our dangers are theoretical. For many of us though it is just easier to seeContinue reading “Be Grateful”

It’s not everyone else!

As Jack Canfield said, it is not just the event that determines the outcome, you always have to factor in your response. Some weeks all of my responses are based on emotion, I am irritated by the smallest things. I am spending too much time acting on my emotional response to situations. Sometimes that isContinue reading “It’s not everyone else!”

How often do you do engage in an activity that demands your full attention?

I spend a lot of my time either in the past or the future. Examining and ruminating over what has just happened, or dreaming and worrying about what is coming next. This is often the source of my anxiety, and lack of self-worth when I get caught up in the hindering, unhelpful cycle of thoughts.Continue reading “How often do you do engage in an activity that demands your full attention?”