Tag Archives: reflection

How can we deal with fear of change?

One of my clients is a huge fan of The Big Bang Theory and was talking to me about its recent finale and how it related to her concerns about a recent new opportunity she’s been given. Here’s the incident … Continue reading

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Why keep a journal?

Last week, a client asked me if I keep a journal and if so, why. ‘I do,’ I answered. ‘It helps me sort my thoughts out.’ ‘I’m not sure what you mean – can you tell me more about that?’ … Continue reading

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What are you tolerating?

I saw this tweet a few days ago: “‘What do you want for Mother’s Day?’ my 10 year old asks as he steps over the lacrosse stick he left in the middle of the dining room floor for the past … Continue reading

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Building resilience on the foundations of past experience

A client of mine – let’s call her Josie –went through a very stressful situation at work last year. I don’t need to tell you what the situation is: I’m sure that just the words ‘very stressful situation’ will spark … Continue reading

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Twenty minutes + nineteen answers = a successful 2019

Last January, I created a quick but meaningful exercise to help a client plan her year. I shared it here and it got a very positive response so I’m adapting it for 2019. You’ll spend just 20 minutes finding 19 … Continue reading

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How writing about positive experiences can help us feel less anxious

A client sent me an email last week with an intriguing subject line: ‘We were right!’ – who could resist opening that message immediately? Caroline (not her real name) had sent me a link to an article entitled ‘To reduce … Continue reading

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On course or drifting? Time for a half year review

On 1 July, we will be halfway through 2018. A couple of years ago, I wrote that we were experiencing a volatile time in the world – it seems that nothing much has changed since then. Whilst some things are … Continue reading

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