Worry Less, Influence More

Do you worry too much? Do you wonder how to stop worrying, or at least worry less? Let’s take a look at the purpose of worry and a useful strategy for feeling more influential over your circumstances. “Don’t worry about the future; or worry, but know that worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubblegum.” Line from ‘Everybody’s Free (to Wear Sunscreen)’ by Baz Luhrmann One of the more enlightening ‘a-ha’ moments I’ve had […]

Self Love – 3 Ways To Love Yourself More (Podcast)

As Whitney sang, “Learning to love yourself is the greatest love off all”. But what makes self-love so vital in life? And why is it often so hard to do? This episode of Life Happens LIVE Paul sheds light on these questions and gives you a practical exercise to nurture the most important relationship you have in your life – the one you have with yourself. You’ll learn: How your relationship with yourself influences every aspect of your life. Why […]

Self-Love: 3 Ways To Love Yourself More

Whitney Houston sang, “Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.” But why is self-love so important? And why is it the hardest kind of love to master? “Loving yourself…does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion.” – Margo Anand Imagine that you and I are standing face to face and I proudly tell […]

Being Amazed: What’s Your Threshold?

In a world where the rate of technological advancement and scientific discovery is speeding up, it seems that our threshold for being amazed is getting higher and higher. “When it’s over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.”  ~ Mary Oliver If you could go back in time to 1990 and tell your younger self that in less than 20 years you’ll have this […]

Feeling Lost: How To Get Back Home

It is easy for us to occasionally bump up against the experience of feeling lost in life. In this video I’ll share with you a personal encounter with feeling lost and a useful exercise for finding your way back home again. Transcript of video Hi, this is Paul from Life-Happens.co.uk. Welcome to the video blog. The topic for today is the joy of feeling lost. And it’s been inspired by an experience that I had earlier this week that I wanted […]

Peace Of Mind For Busy People: Mindfulness

“Do not confuse peace of mind with spaced-out insensitivity. A truly peaceful mind is very sensitive, very aware.” – Tenzin Gyatso (14th Dalai Lama) We all want peace of mind. But how do you cultivate peace of mind in midst of a hectic day? In this post I’ll give you some strategies for remaining calm and centred, even when the world around you seems to be in a spin. The busier and more chaotic our lives get the more likely […]