Kirsten Long

Two Steps To Your Deepest Desires

By Kirsten Long Many of my readers have reflected their deepest desires for the coming year to me. It makes for fascinating reading – these desires reflect a range of human emotions – from deep pain, fear and hopelessness to ambition, hope and excitement. There are desires for something better for other people. There are many desires reflecting career changes, desires for better relationships and financial success. Many desires speak of the need for self-acceptance […]

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How To Turn Worry Into A Valuable Tool

Kirsten Long on Worrying

Many of my clients are experts at worrying too. Which means that I really had to work on my worrying issue… Martha Beck gave me some useful insights. She describes the difference between dirty fears and clean fears. Clean fears are real and imminent. Like: if you just received a call to say that your partner has been in an accident, your fear would be clean and pure and appropriate. Clean fears come from situations […]

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3 Warning Signs That You Are In Denial

Denial - Kirsten Long

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” Stephen R. Covey Almost Too Late The first time I saw her, she cried for almost the whole hour. She was a successful woman, going places in the Financial Sector. She worked 12 – 14 hours a day and thrived on the stresses of her environment. She thought she had it all until she came home […]

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10 Phrases You Need To Stop Saying Now

No no - Kirsten Long

If you hear a voice within you saying, “you are not a painter”, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. – Vincent van Goch If you’d been in the car with me the other day you’d have noticed the blue skies and the bright sunshine, and you might have wondered why my face was dark and down. I wasn’t seeing the beautiful day. My mind was busy worrying over why my life was […]

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