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Stop overthinking…Customer Connection Calls & Just Play

The following is based on connection calls for coaching services and you’ll see common threads throughout that you can relate to your own service & even some product based businesses. It’s all about helping your client get clear on what they want and being honest and...

What do you when Loving Kindness Meditation isn’t your bag

Loving Kindness meditations are one of my favourite guided meditations BUT it's not for everyone. There are many roads to Rome and while meditations have there place it's counterproductive (combined with a healthy does of silly) to think that is only ONE way of...

3 videos that will change your life

Think of what an idiot would do....then don't do that thing 😉 Whatever is holding you back. Stop it! 😉 You being alive and here reading this is a miracle in itself....YOU are amazing by default so stop taking life so seriously and play. There. Life is so much...

30 Questions to help you discover your strengths

  What do you like to do? What activities make you feel fulfilled? What brings positive energy into your life? When are the times when you feel fully engaged, instead of just pretending to be or you are only partially engaged? What are three...

DO YOU REALLY NEED A BUSINESS COACH?

I’m a coach and I always have a coach for my own personal and professional development. I could be here a long time explaining the benefits I've reaped in all aspects of my life and work as a result of this support. And there’s been times when I needed something else....

Oh for the love of jaffa cakes, can we stop judging depression now?!

Have you read this BBC article about a major study finding that anti depressants work? The conversation it has prompted risks using this research as justification to medicate more, and  polarise a sensitive and complex issue. Conversations around depression can be...

Curveballs & Crossroads: Stop giving away your power!

I wanted to swing by and talk to you about owning your power. What are you struggling with? What are your challenges in your life just now, and are you denying them? Are you denying your struggles? Are you denying your challenges? Because here’s the thing. Until you...

Why your weaknesses aren’t a bad thing

Strengths and weaknesses. It's a funny, old thing and something I could talk all day about. But here’s the thing. We’ve all been in work and we’ve had our development review and we’ve probably all had a manager, who focused straight on our weaknesses… Anyway, we’ve...

What’s your vision for your life and work?

Are you clear about what you want to experience in your life and work? That's all a vision is, simply a focused intention of what we want...and it makes life soooo much simpler! When we we know what we want and what's important to us, we can use that as...

Do you trust yourself?

Trust. It's a biggie isn't it?  How well you trust others...but also how well you trust yourself. I trust myself now, but I didn’t trust myself for a very long time. I’m one of life’s givers so would do ANYTHING to help people out. I’m also a lover of peace and...

What to do when bad things happen

Sometimes bad things happen and when you're in the midst of it life can feel a bit overwhelming. The issue isn't so much finding the meaning in why that bad thing happened as sometimes there is no reason to be found. And as meaning making...

Is NLP all mind tricks and magic?

'I need you to do some of your NLP things on me?!' It's a plea I hear fairly frequently and I may well be different other NLP coaches out there but I don't 'do' things 'to' you so much as help you better understand yourself and the world around you, with the help of...

Creating a balanced life

I've got no interest in building a hugely successful career/business at the detriment of the rest of my life. I LOVE my work AND I love my family, my friends and having fun too , and see no reason why I can't enjoy ALL of this. So I do. I make conscious choices every...

Do you want to break free?

I know, you keep thinking you want more out of your life and work than you've experienced so far but you're just not quite sure how to go about actually making it happen. So you stay doing what your doing, feeling more and more fed up and frustrated by the day. That's...

The value of emotional intelligence

It's our emotional intelligence is often the difference that makes the difference. Of course you need hard tangible doing skills to practically DO the thing you want to....but to do it well and to contribute effectively to the team and world around you, that's all...

Life is a live action event!

If you've been into personal development for a while and STILL feel you need to know more for your mojo to come back...pause. Take a step back and simply START applying everything you've learned. You'll never find your passion or purpose by standing about thinking...

Desperately resisting systems

Are you systems averse? I know I was! I'm a free bird, one of life's wingers, a creative and set systems and processes...well they just feel restrictive and just not very me. Rules are for bending after all aren't they? ???? I remember one of my first mentors years...

When was the last time you booked time just for you?

I know it’s easy to prioritise every else’s needs first but it’s vital you refuel so you can keep giving and support others in the way you want. Actively create and book time out in your schedule just for you…and stick with it! You want the people you love to take...

Lead with love

It's all REALLY freaking simple, just lead with love. There are 2 questions to pause and ask yourself before you take action (read action as an ongoing pattern of thinking as well as physical practical doing: 1. Does this action/thought show love and respect for...

Escaping overwhelm

It’s easy to over analyse and get caught up in the emotion of this which can end in overwhelm and analysis paralysis. An amazing recipe to NOT get stuff done! Next time this happens, take a deep breath, change what you’re doing with your body (stand up, sit down,...

When everyone else’s life looks better than yours

How often have you compared your life to other people? And perhaps more importantly how often do you end up feeling that YOUR life isn’t as good as THEIR life? That ‘the grass is greener on the other side’ feeling.  It’s happened to all of us at some stage hasn't it?...

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