106, 2015

Positivity – Loving yourself first

By |June 1st, 2015|Goal Setting, Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Self-Esteem, Weight management, Wellness|0 Comments

When Ashleigh sent me her contribution to the positivity series my immediate thought was of how brave she was to share her story. She has overcome a lot and has learned to recognise and love who she is as a person, underneath the masks that she has carried for a long time. I know first […]

3005, 2015

Positivity – Finding your WHY

By |May 30th, 2015|Goal Setting, Positivity, Weight management, Wellness|0 Comments

Have you ever started a diet or training program that only works for a short time? Before long you return to old behavioural habits that have you feeling like a failure and wondering whether you’ll ever be able to reach your goals. It can be very difficult to focus on the daily habits that lead […]

2705, 2015

How positivity changed my life – Part 2

By |May 27th, 2015|Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Self-Esteem, Spirit, Wellness|0 Comments

Chelle is back today to share the remainder of her story – how she has triumphed over her early life experiences and created a life she loves and can be proud of. She has found her purpose and passion and is turning it into a life full of self-love.


In February 2012 I was introduced to […]

2605, 2015

How being positive changed my life – Part 1

By |May 26th, 2015|Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Self-Esteem, Spirit, Wellness|0 Comments

As a child your mind is plastic. Very plastic. Which means that it’s easily influenced and changeable. So when you’re told certain things again and again, you hear messages about how you’re supposed to think and feel. Every time you hear these messages they are reinforced and as you grow older they become set.

Today I’d […]

1605, 2015

From pretending to authentic positivity

By |May 16th, 2015|Positivity, Self care, Self-Esteem, Weight management, Wellness|0 Comments

When you’re a Personal Trainer and working with people to motivate them, asking them to push themselves out of their comfort zone, you need to use all kinds of strategies so they can achieve their best. But what happens if you don’t believe the things you’re saying? Today Sam talks about exactly this. When he started […]

1205, 2015

Insignificant grains of sand

By |May 12th, 2015|Grief, Mental Health, Positivity, Self care, Wellness|0 Comments

Life can be a fragile balance of emotions. One minute things are sweetness and light, and the next they are deep and dark. The emotions associated with each can create a rollercoaster of chaotic thoughts that send you into a spin. It’s often difficult to even decipher what you’re feeling and actually managing the thoughts […]

905, 2015

Support from a Distance

By |May 9th, 2015|Positivity, Wellness|0 Comments

Gratitude and visualisation can be powerful and positive tools to help you in changing your mindset. When we first start out using them it can seem impossible because your brain will do everything it can to stop you making the changes you want. However as you begin making their practice a part of your daily […]

405, 2015

Be Willing

By |May 4th, 2015|Positivity, Self care, Spirit, Wellness|4 Comments

The first guest post for our amazing series on positivity is from Leanda. She has done guest posts for us before on the old blog so when we put the call out for contributions for this series she jumped at the chance, once again providing The Mindset Effect with great support. Leanda is an author and […]

105, 2015


By |May 1st, 2015|Positivity, Wellness|0 Comments

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.
– Joyce Meyer

There’s a lot of talk around these days about the need to keep things positive in your life. Much of the personal development industry is based around positivity and the global multi-billion dollar revenue seems to indicate its success. I’m sure it’s not […]

2012, 2014

Speak your Truth

By |December 20th, 2014|Mental Health, Self care, Spirit, Stress, Wellness|2 Comments

Do you ever feel like you need to stay quiet to keep the peace? Do you feel like you can’t let people know how you feel? Do you ever wonder what actually happens within yourself when you hold your tongue and refrain from speaking the things that are important to you?

I want to share this […]