Your body confidence is your tool for making your mark in the world. Minds and hearts alone won’t do it – we have to have a body to act through. Think about it… we need eyes to see, ears to hear, a voice to speak with, hands to create, and help us to relate. We […]
You will never reach your business goals if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. Winston Churchill. Welcome to a new year! I hope last year was excellent for you, but even if it wasn’t we get to use the new year as an opportunity to start over and my job is to […]
It’s that time of year when everyone is making their new year resolutions, or proclaiming how they won’t be or don’t believe in making new year resolutions – and it can get a bit sanctimonious on both sides! So how about this? Your resolutions, or lack thereof, are none of my business, and you cordially […]
A couple of years ago, I spent some time reading A Source of Miracles, by Kathleen McGowan, and I found her take on abundance very interesting. The part of her question that arrested my attention was “what if abundance came first and deserving second?”
When I was training as a coach, we were invited to see our clients as naturally being resourceful, creative and whole. Whatever the client might feel, whatever evidence of stuckness, we were to regard the person as a whole; as capable of finding their own solution; as endlessly creative and able to generate new possibilities […]
It’s a golden oldie in the positive psychology world, but I still swear by Dr Martin Seligman’s process on how to turn a pessimist into an optimist (check out his book Learned Optimism). The founding idea is that pessimism is escapable if you know how. Dr Seligman points out a simple causal relationship between what we think […]
Mindset is one of those terms that people bandy about but actually, what is a mindset and why should we care? A mindset is an established set of attitudes. Or: A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person’s responses to and interpretations of situations.