How NLP changed my life - the story of a chronic people pleaser

It has been almost three years since I stopped saying ‘yes’. Three years since I stood still and for the first time in almost as long as I can remember, I said no and took the first steps to shutting down my long-held belief that saying ‘yes’ and complying with everyone and everything, every day, made me a ‘good person’. In that moment, as I sat across from a woman who’d spent two hours asking me: why? I let go. And unbeknown to me at the time, stepped into the world of NLP.

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Jade Martin
How living your childhood fantasy is sabotaging your adult self

How often do you find yourself daydreaming or procrastinating to escape your daily life? Or feeling like you don't have the power to change your current situation and hoping someone ease will change it for you? While the behaviours aren't necessarily problematic, they are signs of beliefs or behavioural patterns that are defining you and how you live your life. Chances are, you could be living in your childhood fantasy and carrying out tendencies, or recreating scenarios, that feed into old emotional wounds and unmet emotional needs.

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Jade Martin
Reflection: Unlikely friendships & life lessons

Almost four years ago I met a man named Dave. Two years ago he died. In reflecting on our time together I’ve come to realise that despite feeling like I knew so much about him, I actually knew very little. He did, however, teach me one of the greatest lessons of life.

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Jade Martin