Dealing with being Overwhelmed

As we push on through the dip and try to live the life we were created to live, we invariably face people and situations that we have not dealt with before. This can be challenging and force us to dig deep. Hopefully with consistency and effort, we can push through and gain further territory in our lives. Sometimes, however, the situation…

Dealing with a Rejection Complex

All of us know what it is like to feel rejected. This normally evokes feelings of being on the outer, not being special, not being chosen. Deep down we feel unloved! This is a very normal reaction to the harsh realities of life. The Rejection Complex, however, has the power to make us crumble! This potent force is triggered…

Confronting the Dip Demons

Parker Palmer has a famous quote: “Awareness precedes Being” The very first step of handling the Dip Demons – or any complex – is to become aware of what is happening. Until we know a complex exists, we cannot deal with it. Without awareness we have nothing! Our first requirement is therefore to begin to see the patterns…

What happens in The Dip

The Dip is the graveyard of dreams! This is the place where most of us give up. It is the place where we are tried and tested, it is the part of the journey where many weary travellers get lost and turn back to find a safe harbour or a less demanding route. As I…

Giving up

Why do so many give up? Many, maybe most, start the race of living life purposefully, but never make it to the finish line. They never reach their goals, their dreams or their destiny. It’s hard enough working out what our Life Purpose or True North is, but achieving it is another thing altogether. I…