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Most Heard in the Coaching Room

Procrastination, one of the top 5 in the coaching room. Would you believe that procrastination is one of the top complaints that people have about themselves when they come to see me in the coaching room? Top things I hear in the coaching room:1. I just want to win the lottery2. I procrastinate3. I’m useless4.…

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Word for the Year

As we welcomed 2014 into being I thought my word for the year was going to be ‘Healthy’.  Word for the year? It’s a concept my friend Bekka introduced me to.  Rather than setting a resolution or a goal you pick a word that you want to sum up the year ahead.  It’s worked well…

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Being a Specialist v Jack of all Trades

I’ve been triggered to write this post by the John Lewis advert for House Insurance. ‘Ridiculous’ was my first response and then I remembered that I’d thought the same when I heard about Sainsburys Bank. I’ve been thinking about this for a little while before writing as in my employed world I was always a…

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I Procrastinate

Really? I hear this comment a lot and I’m often seeing people posting on facebook and Twitter that they are procrastinating a lot today.  My first response is to query that.  I think it is often easy to label our behaviour like this rather than admit to ourselves what is really going on. What does…

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For Today

It’s all too easy to fill the day with things that you feel you simply have to do and then you end up exhausted.  Often the things you’ve done could have been done better and though you have completed lots you still feel unsatisfied. So I want to share with you one of my favourite…

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Inspiring Books

  I’ve always loved reading.  Any photos of me as a child tended to depict me with my nose in a book.  Mum always said that Christmas for us was all about Dad and I reading our presents! That said, up until a couple of years ago, I only read novels.  Recently though I’ve discovered…

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The Importance of Self Care

If you know me well, or if you’ve worked with me, you’ll know this is something I’m particularly keen on.  Looking after yourself is the single most important thing you can do in this life.  If you aren’t in good condition you won’t be in a fit state to look after anyone else or to…

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Keeping a journal

Keeping a journal or a diary can have a huge benefit if you are looking to make changes in your life or if you are working on your self development. By tracking your daily activities you can look for trends.  How much time are you really spending with friends and family?  Did you really go…

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Mid Life Crisis or Just Getting on with It

You’ve reached a certain age and you’ve just got a sports car or a motorbike.  All of a sudden friends and family start teasing you about your mid-life crisis…what is that all about?! In fact what is likely to have happened is that you are simply able to afford it now.  Alternatively of course you…

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What will coaching do for me?

It’s a question that has come up often in the years since I began my coaching practice.  It’s one that can’t be answered simply.  A good coach will tailor the session to meet your needs at the time you meet with them. I’m writing this after having a session with my coach.  What did I…

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