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My Life is a Nightmare.

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As I reach into my bag to retrieve the ringing phone, I realize it’s not mine. Holding it out at arms length, like a dirty sock, I ask if anyone owns it? Not really waiting for a response, I am hit by another thought, of where is my phone and whose bag am I carrying? The still ringing phone is …

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Just Shut Up!

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May is a month bursting with potential. Spring really gets in full swing, as it persuades new shoots to emerge from the ground. The world seems to really wake up and so now it’s your turn. All those new years resolutions coming into fruition because you maintained your momentum. All that seed sowing of positive habits that have you on …

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From Rabbits to Roosters, My Resolutions Reframed

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Since 2011 which was the Chinese year of the rabbit, I decided that I couldn’t focus my mind to think of New Year resolutions for 31st December and so postponed it. Not indefinitely you understand but giving myself breathing space. Specifically until I found my feet in the new year, post the madness of the festive season. This practice continues …

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The Matrix Saved My Life!

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The Matrix did save my life, but Neo, Morpheus and Trinity were no where in sight! If I heard these words once I heard them a hundred times; ‘No sorry we can’t come to your dinner party in 5 weeks time, we are booked then’. ‘Oh sorry to miss your BBQ, but we won’t be here in August’. RSVP’s to …

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Fearless Humans or Gods at the 2018 Olympics?

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What would Zeus think? Just picture the God of Gods, looking down from his cloud, floating just above Mount Olympus, watching the end of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Wondering what all the fireworks are actually for? All the medals of gold, silver and bronze, glinting in the sunlight. The very silly humans that thought they could win by lying and …

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Mum’s Gap Year.

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  The night before I travel anywhere it is always the same. That sense of relief when you haven’t slept properly because you are waiting for the alarm to go off and finally it does. Feeling like I have done 5 rounds with Nicola Adams, I have the puffy eyes to prove it. My day starts, kettle on for a …

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iMA High Red what’s your colour?

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MOTIVATION When words don’t come easy. Last week I was working with a team of individuals within a company, to firstly tune into what motivates them and secondly to enable them to communicate more effectively with each other. Communication is made up of three parts; the words we use, the tonality of our voices and our body language. We use …

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Be Fearless in the year of The Rooster.

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On the 28th January it was the start of Chinese New Year celebrated by thousands of people around the world. I was lucky enough this year, to be in the Far East to witness the colour and spectacle of this festival first hand. After the tricky, ambitions, need for adventure, in the year of the Monkey in 2016 and all …