Your brain hates uncertainty. But the good news is that you can do something to get to the other side of ambiguity, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
I’ve been reading a bit of poetry lately and I was taken by a poem about the seasons, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Sometimes you need a tactical approach to negotiate the minefield of our current predicaments, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Like many, I suspect, I found the speed of the latest nationwide lockdown a little bit disconcerting, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
It’s not always easy to maintain perspective when confronted by opinion, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Attitude is a life response mechanism and we do get to choose what our attitude will be, no matter the situation we find ourselves in or the people we are surrounded by, writes Jan Aitken.
It’s been a memorable winter, so far. Not so much for the stunning weather or remarkable achievements I’ve notched up, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Our world is a multi-sensory one full of noise and distraction. It can be incredibly difficult to get a little peace and quiet, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
The smorgasbord of memories that your brain tosses at you when you wake in the middle of the night never ceases to amazes me, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
If you listen carefully you can hear the sound of a country starting to blow its collective nose and rustle the tissues as it heads into the cold and flu season, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Feeling a bit stressed? Jan Aitken shares some ideas on to help you reduce the frenetic pace of modern life.
New Zealand is pretty much one of the best countries to be living in right now, so why are people feeling strung out and exhausted?, Jan Aitken asks.
Adult life isn’t quite as fun or straightforward as I thought it might be, well, not on a continual basis, writes Jan Aitken.
We’re already in March, and the start of autumn. The nights are getting longer, the mornings a little chillier and the leaves on the trees are already beginning to change, writes life coach Jan...
Perfecting the present is centred around being in the present, of not being so caught up in the past or so focused on striving towards the future that we forget to live now.
Why do we make unhealthy and unproductive decisions/choices, and not just about food, even when we know we could do better?
Getting older is a great opportunity to take some time to reflect on what’s been, what I’ve I achieved and ask, "do I have everything I want in life?"
Let’s use the end of 2020 to hit the reset button and have a think about what’s really important to our whanau and friends, our communities, our country and our planet, writes Jan Aitken.
Maintaining the capacity for wonder and the desire to seek it out can become an uphill battle, writes Jan Aitken.
If you’re on the receiving end of an act of kindness it’s not hard to understand why you feel good, writes life coach Jan Aitken.