Personal Development

Love What You Do!

Love What You Do!

This article was taken from the February edition of Proteuslife magazine. Recently on the blog, I wrote an article entitled ‘Get out if you hate it,’ which was inspired by countless numbers of people I have interacted with that not only disliked what they did and where they worked, but they actually hated it. Without oversimplifying things, I […]

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Return To Positivity

Return To Positivity

Hi Disturbers, well my last Blog ‘ Watch each other’s back’ certainly got people reading. It had the highest amount of clicks since I commenced the Optimistic Disturber BLOG. I am thrilled, because looking after each other and supporting each other is so important – especially when you are a Disturber. This week I want […]

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Let's Look Out For Each Other's Backs

Let’s Look Out For Each Other’s Backs!

Hi there Disturbers, Recently we heard about swimmer, Ian Thorpe’s  ongoing battle with depression.   I really feel for him and the pressure that he has and is going through however, it made me focus on the many people who are doing it hard in businesses and homes right across our country. Some not knowing how […]

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Change the world – starting with us!

Most people have dreams that they would love to see come to pass, but very few people take the risks required to make them happen, or if they do, they don’t work at the dream long enough to see it come to pass. Two years ago I had a dream to change the ‘static’ way […]

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Love What You Do

Love What You Do!

Hi Disturbers, welcome to a brand new year and a chance to realize more goals and dreams. During the Christmas break of 2013 I receive an inspirational email from a person who had attended a Proteus event and been encouraged to make personal changes before her situation changed her. This is Michelle’s story: Hi Des, […]

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Flip Your Thinking!

What would happen if you simply just decided, when you woke up tomorrow morning, that you would change the way you think about: your job, your boss, your organisation, your partner, your family, your friends etc, etc. Well guess what? It is as simple as that! One thing we all have control of is our […]

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Be Bitter Or Be Better

Be Bitter Or Be Better

Every one of us has gone through things in our lives that have tested us. Things that we thought were unfair, criticisms that were not called for, or tragedy that we were not ready for, and after the event were left with our own feelings and emotions and the decision as to how we would […]

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Get out if you hate it!

Hate is such a strong word and I don’t like using it unless I have to, but so many people that I come across tell me how much they hate their job or hate their personal situation or hate their manager etc. So here is my response – Do something about it! If you don’t, […]

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National Disturber Week!

Hi Disturbers, One of the main reasons that I created this site was to get great positive people disturbed about the things happening around them that are not right. With that in mind I am declaring next week national Optimistic Disturber week. The challenge is to find at least one thing that you are not […]

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