Have you seen the Reed #lovemondays adverts?  I love the idea, it’s great to love Monday….. Tuesday and every other day of the week.  Life is so much better when you enjoy your Monday and know that the rest of the week will bring more of the same.  I can honestly say that nearly all of my…

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Fearless – Steve Chandler ‘Creating the Courage to Change the Things You Can’ My best advice for reading this is to take it chapter at a time.  Read, go away, think about it or just let the information and ideas sit with you for a while and see what happens.  Then come back for the next…

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Who Moved my Cheese – Spencer Johnson  You may have come across this book in work training sessions, if so you’ll know that it’s simple, fun and straightforward.  That said it can provide some great insight. It’s basically about how we react to change.  Written in the style of a story it tells the tale…

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Habits Funny things aren’t they and we are funny in the way that we talk about them.  Don’t you think it’s strange the way we feel compelled to label them either good or bad? So this is the place for us to talk about the first Question of the Month in my newsletter. (If you’d…

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After years of being asked “what is life coaching?” , a trip down memory lane has provided me with a good answer. Now I’m not sure everyone reading this will remember Mr Benn so just in case you aren’t as old as me, here’s a YouTube link. In each episode Mr Benn tries on a new…

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Today I’m following on with the theme of change and words that inspire action. Music to inspire change “I’m starting with the man in the mirror I’m asking him to change his ways And no message could have been any clearer If you want to make the world a better place Take a look at…

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Be the change you want to see in the world. The other day I was musing about the world of politics.  I’d cast my vote but was wondering what it would really take for me to be able to vote with confidence.  What would I need to know about the candidates? At that point one…

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Friends Years ago now and email arrived in my inbox.  It was one of those circulars that had been sent to many people and I thank whoever sent it from the bottom of my heart.  This one had a real impact for me and the lesson is one I’ve used time and again in my…

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There’s nothing quite like a night of constant coughing to remind us of the value of good health is there? I wrote the draft for this post at 3am before Christmas, unable to sleep for yet another night.  I can only sum up time spent with a cold as being incredibly tedious.  Normally I would…

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It’s so easy to decide that you are going to work on a project or a goal.  At the start motivation is high and you feel strong and determined.  What happens when you hit a hitch though? This is where you really prove your mettle or where you may need some help. I set off…

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