wellbeing

8
Aug

The simplest way to getting more done, and getting done well

I recently found myself agreeing with a client as she complained of not having enough time each day to complete her workload and attend her personal needs. The problem with agreeing with the problem is that coaches like me are hired to offer solutions, not sympathy, however in this case I had no real solution that I could offer from

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29
Sep

Resist complacency (and gravity)

My arm hurts.  It’s a historically familiar ache around where the bicep meets the elbow joint. I’m not surprised by the pain, even though, I last felt it some five or six years ago. In truth, I welcome it, as a reminder of a really important strategy for living. The pain is due to my recent re-entry into rock climbing

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29
Aug

the more you know the less you need

‘The more you know the less you need.’ Aboriginal saying   As our world becomes ever more complex and demanding by the day, it is clear that many people struggle with keeping on top of things. Attention-grabbing events, devices and to-do lists are so far beyond what our primitive neurology evolved to be able to handle that we now live in

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16
Aug

Yes or Yes? A solution to rejection

In our social and business lives we’re often likely to get knock backs from time to time. Unhelpfully, avoiding rejection may become a pattern that limits us and what we could otherwise offer to the world. __________ Some of us are likely to remember a youthful moment in which we plucked up courage to ask a pretty young thing to dance or

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11
Aug

Enough Already, Just Quit Doing Stress

Recently in a workshop for a group of senior managers and execs, all was going well in my opening introduction until I stated that there is no such thing as psychological stress, only our interpretation of it. Heads turned to look at each other in the group and three hands raised amongst the mutters and looks of contempt for my

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