Entries by Sean Orford

TSHP026: When Work Isn’t Working

[button link=”https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-self-help-podcast/id663490789″ bg_color=”#2d7ec4″]Subscribe to The Self Help Podcast in iTunes[/button] What’s Coming This Episode? What is work and why do we do it? We’ll spend perhaps a third of our lives at work so we need to be very careful that we’re doing work that we find rewarding. Our work, in many cases, defines who we […]

TSHP014 – How to Avoid a Stressful Holiday

[button link=”https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-self-help-podcast/id663490789″ bg_color=”#2d7ec4″]Subscribe to The Self Help Podcast in iTunes[/button] What’s Coming This Episode? Holidays. Buckets and spades, water slides, tension-filled airports and sun burnt faces. A good holiday is hard to come by and, if you’re not careful, can result in higher stress levels than before you set off. Autumn is starting to close […]

Depression. A Key To Happiness?

Do you or anyone that you know suffer or suffered from depression or anxiety? If so, do you know what the underlying symptoms are? The use of medication, to reduce anxiety and to lift depression, has become common place to the point where many of them are in our supply of drinking water. These come […]

The Blame Game – Who Do You Blame?

How do you feel when other people don’t do what you want them to or, they let you down? Do you blame them or yourself? It’s time to tak about the blame game… It is so easy to blame other people for your own problems, angers and frustration. You can become irritated with people who […]

Let the Procrastination Begin

Procrastination is an emotional barometer. It tells you whether what you are doing is what you should be doing. It will help you discover what it is that you really want from your life. Imagine that when you wake you are about to go and do something that makes you feel good. Would you have trouble […]

8 Ways I Live in the Present by Sean Orford

We thought we’d give you a bit more insight into the inner workings of Live in the Present over the next few weeks. With that in mind, the three minds behind the organisation will be writing about how they ‘find their present’. Next up, it’s the man himself, our very own Mr Live in the Present, […]

Why All Self Help Books Should Carry a Disclaimer

How many self help books have you read? How many do you own? The other day I was having a chat with a friend. She raised one problem after another and I said, “have you read …?” “Oh Yes” she says, “I’ve had that book for years”. “But have you actually read it?” I said, […]

Can Happiness Buy Money?

Have you ever thought to yourself “if only I had ….. I would be happy”? The ….. could be anything. Perhaps a person, a car, a job, money, whatever. There is often that inner belief that “if I only just had that ….. I would be really happy”. Yet, all the evidence shows that the […]

Money CAN Make You Happy (… or Sad)

Most people say that they want money and that it will make them happy, however they do not really understand what money is. Often people see money as the route to their fulfilment, they are generally wrong. There are millions of examples were money has created great unhappiness. Despite this, when we understand the true […]