Tag Archives: reflection

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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Is it time to step out from behind the camera and lose yourself in the moment?

In a coaching session recently with Emma Samways, the director of InEvents, we were discussing her ‘why’: she said – ‘In a world where we don’t take one picture to capture a memory but a million, it becomes easy to … Continue reading

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What do you do when you need to let go?

Having worked through my 20:18 exercise, one of my newsletter subscribers emailed me: ‘… I’ve found it really useful to look back on last year and draft a plan for this year. The issue is that I keep finding myself … Continue reading

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