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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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Adding a Touch of Colour!

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31 days of endless drab grey skies, paying my tax and nature in a state of stasis. I usually try to escape, heading off on trips to broaden my mind, feed my soul and recharge. My Mums Gap Year page will tell you all  about the adventures I have been on so far.Well this year has been different. I stayed in the UK …

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Six Happy Habits.

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Tis the season to be jolly Fa-la-la-la-la and there is an expectation for us to be continuously happy. Yet this is not something that is always possible is it nor realistic! FaceBook, Instagram, Tumbler and many other platforms are full, I mean bursting at the seams with perfect pictures. A positive spin on everything, nothing out of place in those …

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Why do people use the C word?

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Oh how I hate the C word, it cuts me to the quick. I am supposed to forgive those that use it according to a  study by Dr. Timothy Jay. He suggests that a higher IQ and linguistic understanding is the key to those that swear a lot. Thus dashing the long held belief that it is the less articulate or …