I suspect we are all fairly comfortable dealing with the physical wounds, the bumps and bruises, that life deals out. We know what to do with physical wounds, we know when to reach for the...
Two weekends ago, I attended the first conference in New Zealand on "Compassion in Healthcare", writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Does it really matter how we write, or take notes, asks Jan Aitken.
I often tell people to be careful with their "self-talk" and I've received some puzzled looks in response, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Welcome to February. It's hard to believe the first month of the year has already flown by, exclaims life coach Jan Aitken.
The final column of the year is always a bit tricky, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
There can be a certain craziness present in December, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
A certain amount of care is a good idea for when we leave a comfort zone, says Jan Aitken.
Get yourself in a state this Christmas, writes life coach Jan Aitken - just make sure it's the right one for the occasion.
Were often told the best approach to life is to "never give up". We can have anything we want and be anything we choose. While I wholeheartedly support encouraging people to do what fulfills them,...
Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week. It's a hot topic and often the news - and there's a reason for that, writes Jan Aitken.
There are health benefits to getting out the Christmas decorations early, writes Jan Aitken.
Feeling a little bored? That may not be a bad thing, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
With the right kind of encouragement, we can all do better, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
When we fail, we know we're making progress, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
I spent some considerable time having a nostalgic wander through my memories, glorifying past times and basking in the warm glow of happy days gone by, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Life is full of regrets, but they can also stand in the way of life, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Envy is a powerful emotion. But it's up to you how you use it, Jan Aitken writes.
Forgiveness can benefit us emotionally and physically, says life coach Jan Aitkin.
You’re back at work after a bit of a break, writes Jan Aitken.