May’s Gem

Thoughts fall into two camps.  They are either Helpful or Unhelpful. When reaching for any goal or achieving a new fresh way of being, this is the most useful question that you can ask yourself about any thought or feeling that you are...

April’s Gem

What do we do when our halo shrinks and our Mojo is Nojo? Last month I wrote about enhancing our feelings of Inside Confidence by thinking beyond the glass half empty or glass have full that we are holding in our hands.  We talked about actively...

March’s Gem

My intention with these monthly letters, and for my website christineneillands.com, is to offer you idea’s, reflections, hypnosis and helpful tips from the world of positive psychology, so that you can not only increase your feelings of Inside...

February’s Gem

Confidence is…….the ability to stay on your path even when it feels hard. It’s true that we have to take the first step and even more true to say that all the other steps matter as well.  The trick is to have an inspiring and realistic...

January’s Gem

The Boost Your New Years Resolutions May Need. To reach any goal we need good habits that create a strong bridge across our challenges to the other side. These good habits are also the building blocks to self confidence. Step by step you gain strength and prove that...

Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas: Let your own light shine. I want to thank you for trusting me with your heart and for being an intrepid explorer who is willing to question your thoughts and listen to your emotions as you set your intentions next year on even greater fulfullment.I...

Give Inner Peace A Chance This Christmas

It’s not always that easy to be jolly, especially on demand.  It’s the same with unwinding.  Food, alcohol and Netflix can numb and distract us for a while but we know, in our heart of hearts, that it’s not a long term fulfilling solution. My gift to...

There’s a hole in my sidewalk by Portia Nelson

CHAPTER ONE I walk down the street, there’s a deep hole in the sidewalk.  I fall in.  I am lost … I am helpless.  It isn’t my fault.  It takes forever to find a way out. CHAPTER TWO I walk down the same street.  There is a deep hole in the sidewalk....

Accept the challenge and find the opportunity underneath it

It can be a challenge to accept that we are: Sensitive Forthright Determined Stubborn Delicate Creative Dyslexic Unhappy …  and so the list goes on The fundamental beautiful truth is, you are not a robot or a Hollywood depiction of a perfect human being and you...

You are a Masterpiece

I have always been in awe of painters, artists, writers and musicians in fact being around creative people make me feel very happy.   I grew up in a family where creativity was always seen as something that other people did. Although the truth is my dad is a talented...