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The importance of being grateful

Date: 20 Nov 2017 /
Posted by: Stephen Pauley /
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This Thursday is the annual Thanksgiving Day holiday in the USA when the country takes the time to celebrate the blessings of the year. It’s a reminder to us all whether we reside in the USA or not of the importance to be appreciative and grateful for all that we have and experience in life. […]


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What inspires you?

Date: 13 Nov 2017 /
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I have been reading and researching about inspiration and what inspires people. This was prompted by thoughts about walks by the sea which are always a source of inspiration for me. It’s my birthday soon and I plan to have a walk by the sea as it’s the way I like to celebrate my birthday […]


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Don’t be so hard on yourself

Date: 06 Nov 2017 /
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Earlier in the year, I was fortunate to spend a very pleasant sunny afternoon at the horse racing at Newmarket and lucky enough to pick out some winners! After the racing was concluded, the pop star Jess Glynne performed to the thousands of people who remained in the early evening sunshine. Her final track got […]


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Life is full of surprises

Date: 30 Oct 2017 /
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When I was on holiday earlier in the year, I got a great reminder that life is full of surprises. After a visiting a beautiful beach, which is a vast expanse of sand and framed by steep and dramatic cliffs, my wife and I visited a lovely café which has wonderful views of the coastline. […]


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Healthy habits

Date: 23 Oct 2017 /
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When I wrote a blog recently about the insights that I have gained from 16 years of coaching, my number one insight was “Good health is our real wealth.” Aside from the insights that working with thousands of people has taught me I have a personal connection that has helped me to understand the value […]


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The power of mindfulness

Date: 16 Oct 2017 /
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The pace of the modern world and impact of technology is one of the reasons that mindfulness is growing in popularity as a way for people to develop a calmer mind. Mindfulness is a thought process that allows us to pay attention to and see clearly what is happening in our lives. Whilst it can’t […]


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Learning from challenges

Date: 09 Oct 2017 /
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JK Rowling is widely regarded as one of the most successful women of the 20th and 21st centuries. Her Harry Potter books have inspired and entertained millions of people across the world. The films made based on the books have proved to be very popular at the box office. Her success and accomplishments make her […]


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Lessons learned from children

Date: 02 Oct 2017 /
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When on the family holiday earlier this year, we watched a toddler have so much fun on the beach. He was very unsteady on his feet and looked like he had just learned to walk. He had a tremendous time splashing around in a small rock pool and exuded a significant amount of joy. When […]


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What do you need to let go of?

Date: 25 Sep 2017 /
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We are now in autumn in the UK, the leaves on the trees have started to change colour and drop to the floor. On my early morning walks I’ve noticed how lovely the autumnal trees look against a sunny clear morning sky. It has made me think that nature provides us with so many beautiful […]


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Be Happy

Date: 18 Sep 2017 /
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Just prior to sitting down to write this week’s blog, I heard the song by Bobby McFerrin “Don’t worry, be happy.” It got me thinking that a wonderful piece of simple wisdom is contained within that song title. To be happy is a great aspiration and hearing the song inspired me to write this piece. […]


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