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The power of small consistent actions

Date: 05 Mar 2018 /
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“Step by step and the thing is done.” Charles Atlas. As I sit down to write this week’s blog, the UK has been hit by some quite extreme weather. We have had large quantities of snow fall. We have had freezing temperatures, strong winds, severe disruption to transport and traffic and the closure of many […]


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Leave room for some magic in your life.

Date: 26 Feb 2018 /
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“Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.”  – Boris Pasternak. I’m a big believer in having personal and professional goals and plans to achieve them. It’s my view that spending time devising and pursuing goals is time well spent. Having well-formed goals and action plans enable us to make the best use […]


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Living in the present moment

Date: 19 Feb 2018 /
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“With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson. I paused today and was thinking about how many people live their life looking at the rear view mirror and replaying memories and images of the past. Alternatively, they flip forward to the future and start […]


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Thinking in an abundant way

Date: 12 Feb 2018 /
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“I try to be grateful for the abundance of the blessings that I have, for the journey that I’m on and to relish each day as a gift.” James McGreevey. In life we have a choice about where we put our attention. We can focus on what we lack, our weaknesses, our limitations and what’s […]


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Don’t let your age stop you achieving your goals

Date: 05 Feb 2018 /
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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” C.S.Lewis. Over the years many people have shared with me how they had a dream or goal when they were younger that they have yet to fulfil. They talk about what got in the way of their goal not being […]


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Learning to let go

Date: 29 Jan 2018 /
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“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha. Recently a client was talking to me about a decluttering exercise they were going through and how they were finding it difficult to let go of some of their possessions. I find this situation to […]


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Be Kind

Date: 22 Jan 2018 /
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“People will forget what you said; people will forget what you did; but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou. Recently, I went to see a great film called “Wonder” which starred Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson. It’s based on the book with the same title. It tells the unforgettable story […]


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Tips to help you accomplish your personal goals.

Date: 15 Jan 2018 /
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“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”  – Henry Ford. So we are a few weeks into the New Year and I wonder how many people have already given up on some resolutions and goals that they set for 2018. How are you doing with your personal […]


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Don’t let go of your goals and dreams too easily

Date: 08 Jan 2018 /
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The film Gone Girl was shown on TV in the UK over the festive break. It reminded me of an interview I saw last year with the Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon. What she had to say was a powerful reminder that we should not let a set-back, rejection or a no to a request mean […]


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18 Tips to Be First Class in 2018

Date: 01 Jan 2018 /
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Here we are on the first day of a brand New Year. I wish you a very Happy New Year and hope that it’s a happy, healthy and fulfilling one for you. The New Year represents a new beginning, a fresh start for us all. It’s a chance to establish some new goals, fulfil some […]


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