Are you ready for a break?  It looks as though Pickle is! I’ve never really understood the whole ‘rest is for the weak’ approach. I know some people thrive on very little sleep but for me it’s essential.  I know that working for myself makes it harder to take a proper break. In part because…

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It’s 3pm on Monday as I write this and overwhelm has already struck (and to think I normally love Monday).  Does that sound familiar?  Along with all the usual work and home stuff I’ve signed up for two online programs for work, I’ve got a growing list of books I want to read, I’m developing a…

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I picked up on a post by Bekka Prideaux the other day about ‘7 questions to review your business and be ready to take action on what you learn.’  Always keen to try out new questions, and knowing Bekka always asks good ones, I sat myself down in the garden with a pen and paper and…

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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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Productivity Tip For some time now I have started each day writing down three things that I want to happen. Mostly things I need to make happen. What I have noticed is that if I write them down and then just get on with my day then over time a desire builds to get on…

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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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It’s an ‘in the moment’ time. We all have days that don’t quite go to plan.  Perhaps, like me, you’re having a day where you just can’t quite get clear on something and it’s starting to frustrate you. Top Tip – Stress Less Instead of getting stressed about it just take a few deep breaths,…

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Well it just goes to show that Vision Boards have an impact, though maybe not in the way that we are expecting. On Sunday we had friends visiting and Rebecca had seen my posts about Vision Boards and asked me to show her.  So I took her through to the coaching room to show her…

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I’d heard about vision boards long before I made my first one.  They sounded fun but I didn’t really ‘get’ how they could help.  Then about three years ago I was invited to one of Angela Samm’s workshops. I ‘suffered’ through a morning of relaxation and meditation all the while feeling anxious that I’d not…

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