Tag Archives: choices

My six daily reminders

As we go through our lives, we collect nuggets of wisdom along the way. Some of those are particularly helpful for a season, some may be relevant for a lifetime. Having read a post earlier this year in which the … Continue reading

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Which burger will your current self choose and will your future self thank you?

There’s a saying you see doing the rounds on the internet – Do something today that your future self will thank you for What does that look like in practice? I once read an interesting illustration that used burgers as … Continue reading

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Got to or get to? Change what you say to change what you think

A couple of weeks ago, I was just finishing a session with a client – let’s call him Richard – and I asked him what else he was doing for the remainder of the day. ‘I should write a business … Continue reading

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Do you ever talk yourself out of opportunities?

When I was a child, I used to get myself quite worked up before going to events. I was shy and felt awkward walking into a classroom, a birthday party or a family celebration. What’s interesting about this is that … Continue reading

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Do you spend your time on what adds most value?

Earlier this week, I met with a client – let’s call her Julia – who felt that she’d lost her focus at work. Knowing that she wanted to address this in her next session, I had previously asked her to … Continue reading

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Analysis paralysis – why choice isn’t always a good thing

When I was at university, I spent a few months in St Petersburg – in fact, it’s so long ago that it was still called Leningrad. Whilst there was a refectory in the halls of residence, we also had a … Continue reading

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Want to improve your life? Try some conscious endeavour

‘I go through life on automatic,’ explained Carrie. ‘I always hold my toothbrush in my left hand; I choose the same cereal each morning; I park in the same parking space; I have my coffee in a red mug at … Continue reading

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