From Bullied to Brilliant © 2014 – Excerpt

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

  Bullying is an age-old worldwide phenomenon. To not be exposed to bullying in some form during an average lifetime is nigh on impossible. If you are feeling isolated, unwanted, rejected or unworthy simply because you are being bullied, now would be a really good time to recognise that you in fact belong to a […]

When Friends Turn Away

Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Excerpt – “From Bullied to Brilliant” At some point in life you may, like many of us, find yourself inspired and motivated enough to embark on a new and possibly intrepid venture either in your career or personal life. As is usually the way with inspired and motivated (some may say foolhardy) ventures, this undertaking […]

Why Bullies Attack

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Why Bullies Attack If you have been the reluctant beneficiary of a bully’s attentions you will have undoubtedly asked yourself many times “Why me?” Interestingly, this turns out to be the worst question you could possibly ask as it results in an often painful, drawn-out and pointless mental struggle to make sense out of the nonsensical.  NEVER […]

“From Bullied to Brilliant” – The Biggest Bully

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Shifting Focus You have an important gift to offer the world. You are in the right place at the right time. You have a golden opportunity to learn something extremely valuable about yourself through this experience. You are perfect as you are. The irony of the bullying cycle is that your greatest adversary and the […]

Work/Life Balance – Fact or Fiction?

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

I can’t tell you how many people I meet that trumpet the war cry, “There is so little time and so much to do!” Apparently the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland had it right when he said “Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late”. Lewis Carroll was on to something. Is it […]

The Jonathan Syndrome – The Value of ‘Not’ Fitting In

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Have you read the story of Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach? The seagull who was rejected by his flock for being different. He wanted to find out how fast he could fly and wasn’t interested in fighting on the ground for fish like the others. Do you ever get the feeling that you simply […]

Down But Not Out – Overcoming Adversity

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Have you ever thought to yourself, when someone asks you “How are you?”, that you would like to give them a real and truthful answer but can’t? As a rule I am as truthful as I can be without causing harm or insult but the old “How are you?” question does put me in a bind from time to time. Some […]