Richard Nicholls
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Developing A Thicker Skin

The author Elbert Hubbard, in his book John North Willys wrote:
"Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing, and you'll never be criticised."
Sounds like good advice doesn't it? But it doesn't sound much like living!
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Willpower & Self Control

Willpower!
The necessary force that's behind the difference between success and failure!
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Loneliness

Loneliness is quite a big problem lately. The combination of modern life and ancient instincts have begun to take it's toll on us.
So today I want to touch upon one of the best places to start dealing with this.
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Accept Yourself

Episode 177: Accept Yourself

Despite New Year being a time associated with making changes, today I want to talk about what seems at first like the opposite of change.
Although it might still be a change, and might even be the best one you could ever make. Because there are surprising benefits that come from accepting yourself as you are, in making the decision to not changing and instead enjoying being you in the first place.
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Challenging Social Norms

What are your plans for New Years Eve?
Stopping in?
Partying like it's 1999?

Doing whatever the hell you want? Good!
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The Lost Letter

The Lost Letter - By Richard Nicholls

It had been 6 weeks since the funeral.
Long enough to get used to the idea that he was an orphan now. Dan had laughed a little when he first used that word, orphan.
How old do we have to be before we no longer describe ourselves as that? He thought to himself. But to him, Dan was an orphan. After all both his parents had died, first his Dad, although that was many years ago and now his Mum.
But, at 57 years old to describe yourself as an orphan seemed odd, hence…
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Are New Years Resolutions a good idea or not?

Grandads Gift

I didn't believe him at first, I looked at him on the playground through squinted, suspicious eyes.
"There's no such thing as Santa Claus!" he'd said and laughed at me. Of course, if he was right then I'd been lied to through all of the 9 years of my life.
But I was a clever boy, and I could understand why, if it was true that there was no such thing as Father Christmas, all parents would collude with each other to create this magical present bringing character.
But I didn't want to hear it from the biggest idiot in the class on the last day of term…
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Dealing With Toxic People

This time of year is a good time for figuring out who you DO want in your life and who you DON'T.
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Mindset

What do milkshake, gut hormones and vacuuming a hotel room all have in common?
Today's episode of course.
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Jealousy

The green eyed monster!
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What's the meaning of life?

Episode 176: The Meaning Of Life

Apart from 42, is there actually an answer to "What is the meaning of life?"
In attempting to answer that it often brings up further questions such as "What's my purpose?"
And it's worth separating purpose from meaning. After all, we can have a meaningful life without having any particular purpose can't we? Living a meaningful life can become the purpose.
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Boundaries

Today is all about boundaries, why they're important, how to set them and how you know if someones crossed the line.
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Motivation

Revisiting a topic I've not spoken about for a long time I don't think.
Motivation!
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Attachment And The Greater Good

Part 3 of my attachment theory series.
Today's episode helps explain why I think that understanding attachment insecurities is so important for not just our own mental health but for the greater good.
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Attachment Styles

Part 2 of my introduction to attachment theory. Hopefully today will give you a little bit of insight into your own attachment style and believe me when I say you'll probably never look at your friends and family the same.
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