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Recovering from a bad day – lessons from long jumping, ballroom dancing and American football

After a busy day earlier this week, I settled down with a cuppa and watched a few minutes of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a spin off from the main … Continue reading

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How coaching can help you handle stress

Here is a picture of one of our vegetable beds at the height of Summer: Even the most horticulturally-minded of you is probably thinking ‘I’ve never seen those vegetables before.’ Well spotted! There are indeed no vegetables in that vegetable … Continue reading

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Bad day?

‘Remember the theme tune from Friends?’ asked my client – let’s call her Olivia – at the beginning of a session a while back. ‘I do and I guess we’re both going to have it stuck in our heads all … Continue reading

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Should you rush past problems?

It may be arrogant of me to want to disagree with Einstein but I think that most of us would probably suggest that he was rather more intelligent that your average man in the street. However, he does have a … Continue reading

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How high will you bounce?

I was talking with a client the other day about those popular buzzwords in business at the moment – ‘flexibility’ and ‘agility’. Peter* commented that whilst those were all very well, what underpinned those qualities so essential in business and … Continue reading

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What can we learn from the Winter Olympics in Sochi?

I’m not a sports fan but I do love the Olympics. I think it’s a combination of the ethos behind the Games and those glitzy Opening and Closing Ceremonies. I find the Winter Games particularly fascinating as there are so … Continue reading

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A bit of a birdbrain?

Whilst our home county shivered under an early snowfall last week, we were walking on the coastal path in beautiful North Cornwall. It was one of those beautiful November days which is cold but sunny, the sky an astonishing blue. … Continue reading

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