I’m not going to get political here don’t worry. Partly because that’s not my ‘thing’ and mainly because that’s not what I’m here for.  I do want to share though why I believe that the whole issue can bring us ALL some benefit in working out ‘what do you really want?’ In his book ‘The…

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Thoughts v Feelings I’ve only just started reading this book and, even though Kindle says I’m only 9% of the way through I’ve still got to write about it.  This concept around thoughts v feelings is one I’d love to share with you. I’ve come across the concept that our thoughts cause our feelings before.  It makes…

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Saying yes too often? I’ll not be surprised if this is the case. All to often I hear of cases where well meaning, kind and caring people are swamped with too much to do and it’s often because they don’t want to say “No”.   Saying yes just seems so much easier. Let’s be honest we’ve…

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Time – if only I had more but do we really need it? Talk to anyone these days and it seems they are struggling to keep up.  How many times do you hear the plea “I wish I had more time” or ” I wish I had more hours in the day”?  I wonder how many…

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New Year Plans.  Now?! Now here’s an idea…. At this time of year everyone always seems to consider the year done and dusted. There are questions about what has been achieved, what was the best xxx in 2015 and then what are your goals and plans for 2016.  December has 31 days Anyone who has…

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How many times have you watched a film only to realise that there is a hidden story?  Usually a moral or a tip for life, just like Aesop’s fables.  It’s often the case in films for children and animations like Disney. My friend and coach, Elaine Mitchell, mentioned this recently in a post on facebook:…

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I’m in a reflective mood this morning.  Funerals tend to do that to you don’t they.  Especially when they are for someone who passed away too quickly. I’ve changed my profile picture on facebook to remind me of the last time I saw Angie.  She’d been in hospital after weeks of pain and discovered she…

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Success 1.  The accomplishment of an aim or purpose 1.1  The attainment of fame, wealth, or social status 1.2   A person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains fame, wealth, etc. 2   The good or bad outcome of an undertaking So says the Oxford Dictionaries website. I believe that success is a very personal thing…

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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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