Tag Archives: choices

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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Enjoy the journey to success

Earl Nightingale wrote: Success is not a destination but a journey. Anyone who is on course toward a worthy goal is successful. Success does not lie in the achievement of a goal but in its pursuit. Success is a journey! As … Continue reading

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Playing consequences

When I was a child, I used to love playing consequences. We’d grab a sheet of paper and a pencil and each write down a man’s name, fold over the paper to hide it, then pass it to our right. On the … Continue reading

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Island life

So in my last post, I encouraged you to design your perfect island, equipping it with all the people and materials and activities you’d like to see there. Rather meanly, I then asked you to lose five of those items, … Continue reading

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