Zig Ziglar says that confidence is “Going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking tartar sauce with you”. If the getting of confidence was all it took to do what you want, be who you want and have what you want — there’d be no need for a self-help industry that hasn’t saved Jonah yet.Read More
Hello, and welcome to the Creative Mindfulness Blog.
Here you'll discover how to have a more a creative mindset. One that can boost your self-esteem, confidence and sense of life purpose. The articles you'll read here are about helping you think more creatively so you have the skills to solve problems, make better life choices and reach your goals.
It’s written by creative arts therapist and life coach, Barbara Grace.
You can contact Barbara through the School of Modern Psychology at: firstname.lastname@example.org
I knew this young woman a while ago. Her name was Rigidity.
In her own way Ms Rigidity was thoughtful, bright and quite alluring in a simple guileless sort of way. She was one of those ‘try hard’ people – it said so on all her school report cards and if her people-pleasing behaviour was anything to go by, she scored in the highest percentile possible.
The problem with ‘Ms Rigidity’ was that while she wanted to live a successful life, she chose to keep herself safe and away from being noticed. Sometimes it was through a little well-timed self-sabotage, at others it was her self-doubt that kept her tuning-in to the ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ ticker-tape that had been playing a pre-recorded message since the dawn of time.Read More