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How much time do you spend on your phone?

Date: 13 Aug 2018 /
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“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou I read an interesting article on Mail online based on a book by Catherine Price called “How to Break Up With Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life.” The article starts by listing reasons to […]


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What is your personal definition of happiness?

Date: 06 Aug 2018 /
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“Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.” William E Gladstone. To be happy is a great aspiration for many people and I believe to be happy is a simple important goal to have in life. I accept that it isn’t always easy […]


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What would you do if you were fearless?

Date: 30 Jul 2018 /
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“Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius. Sometimes the biggest limitations we have in life are the ones that we place on ourselves and have in our mind. I’ve discovered from coaching thousands of people over the past 17 years that the most common and largest limitation that prevents […]


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Do you fully commit to your goals?

Date: 23 Jul 2018 /
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“Commitment is an act, not a word.” Jean-Paul Sartre. Commitment is a choice and we have to be fully committed to a goal or action point if we’re to achieve what we set out to do. There is a key question that I ask clients when they are setting goals or action plans. I ask […]


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How do you measure success?

Date: 16 Jul 2018 /
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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci. How do you define success in life? This is a simple question but I’ve discovered over the years, that it’s one that very few people have taken the time to contemplate and answer for themselves. In today’s society when considering how to measure success many people place […]


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Focus on things that inspire you

Date: 09 Jul 2018 /
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“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” Norman Vincent Peale. During my evening walk recently I saw a beautiful sunset and coloured sky. The image was quite breath-taking and I reflected on how nature has the ability to inspire us. As I continued to walk I started to think about all the things that […]


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Keep positive and carry on!

Date: 02 Jul 2018 /
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“A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.” David Bailey. Sadly there are few good news and positive stories reported by the media. It has been said for many years that good positive news stories don’t sell newspapers. There are stories reported containing lots of conflict, suffering, tragedy and […]


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Be Wise

Date: 25 Jun 2018 /
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“Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?” Voltaire. Wisdom is a quality that grows over time. It’s shaped and developed through life’s experiences both positive and negative. It’s the quality of having valuable experience, knowledge and good judgement. It’s built from the trials and errors and new adventures that […]


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Tips to get better at engaging with people

Date: 18 Jun 2018 /
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“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” Wilma Rudolph. During my personal coaching work, I am frequently asked to help clients to get better engagement levels with other people. By adopting a […]


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Managing uncertainty and taking control of your life

Date: 11 Jun 2018 /
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“There is no certainty; there is only adventure.” Roberto Assagioli. A common source of stress for many people is a fear of the unknown and facing uncertainty. Life is unpredictable and whilst we know that we can’t control every last detail of outcomes and situations, it doesn’t stop us trying and trying again to control […]


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