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A new sense of order on Blue Monday!

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So this Monday, the 20th of January is Blue Monday! Research suggests motivation is at its lowest, New Years resolutions get broken and apathy sets in. According to a press release by a mental health charity, the formula is as follows; Where weather =W, debt = d, time since Christmas = T, time since failing our new year’s resolutions = …

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Retreat, re-set and bring on the revolution!

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January is my time to retreat and reset after the madness of Christmas. A time to settle into thinking about the year ahead and all those possibilities. No new year resolutions here. So you can imagine my disappointment when all the Sunday newspapers were full of articles about ‘new you’, healthy habits for 2020, get fit fast and how to …

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Don’t tell me I can’t!

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2019 has been an interesting year, working with clients who are seeking change but not sure where to start. That I suppose is where I come in as a Coach. A sort of compass, a career compass, a wellbeing compass and mindful compass. It has taken me 10 years to grow my business and turn my passion for positive change …

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Confessions of a Coach.

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Just a heads up, coaches are human and need help too! In the words of Mr. Shakespeare, “If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die?” On Tuesday my eldest son and his girlfriend packed their lives into 2 rucksacks and boarded a plane to …

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Make Space for Workplace Wellbeing.

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The Space Business owners need to make money; that’s a given, however not at the expense of their staff. We all know mental health for businesses is becoming less of a taboo subject to discuss. Implementing an effective strategy to support and educate everyone from the top to the bottom is going to be key for any companies’ future. Millennial’s …

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September Sunflower Sadness

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September has always heralded great sadness and, simultaneously, tremendous joy to me. The month when children return to school or university, after the long, lazy, days of summer. Parents return to work after stealing time with their families to reset and recharge. The carefree summer days seem to be evaporating before my eyes. The sunflowers that were planted, loved, watered …

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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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Meditation not Medication

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What on earth are you thinking how can meditation be better than medication? Well let’s ask Dr. Chris Van Tulleken who presents on a  BBC 1 programme called “The doctor who gave up drugs” season 2 has just started, the content is informative with shocking statistics about how we heavily medicate our children. It was so good I watched it twice. …

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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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Mindful Family Fun Sessions!

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When we learn with others it galvanises our intention and we are more likely to keep up the practice. When we learn as a family, we share an experience that has a ripple effect of positive behaviours. We can all benefit from a little Mindfulness in our lives. If you are wondering still why you should invest time in MINDFULNESS …