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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The limitation of beliefs

In coaching and change work, we often come up against some very odd, un-useful and limiting beliefs. Personally I regard all beliefs as limiting, even the so called ‘good ones’. It had to happen at some point, I just wasn’t expecting it at my son’s tender age of three years old. ‘Daddy’, he said, looking at me with his mum’s big blue eyes, ‘is

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Resourceful Parenting for a Stress-Free Life

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Playing Truant

“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh I sat from 6.45am to 9am this morning reading the brilliant, ‘ The Idle Parent’ by Tom Hodgkinson. Putting into non-action the very content I was reading, I let my two year old son kick his football at the fridge, pour water all over the kitchen floor and

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