|Posted on 5 February, 2020 at 6:40||comments (36)|
During a recent coaching session, a client spoke of her "guilty" pleasure, which was watching “Eastenders”. She felt that instead of watching this, she "should" be reading, exercising, working, doing house work, anything other than sitting watching a soap on the television. Even though, she added, it was usually the only television she watched.
We established that...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 29 January, 2020 at 6:55||comments (2)|
Many years ago, I worked in the UK office of an international charity. We used to work long hours –I was often in at 8am and leaving 10 hours later. This was regarded as child’s play by the US office, where they came in at 8am and often worked until midnight. We were often made to feel like lightweights, lacking commitment.
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|Posted on 20 January, 2020 at 8:15||comments (26)|
Brad Kenny is an international contemporary artist, with works in collections in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Russia.
With an MA in Fine Art from the University of Chichester, Brad is attracted to Expressionist characteristics of strong colours, abstraction/distortion and individual experience...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 15 January, 2020 at 7:05||comments (2)|
Many years ago, I read a book by respected journalist (and later MP) Martin Bell. Amongst all his fascinating experiences and insightful analysis, there was one little bit which jumped out at me as a revelation.
He said he was always waiting for the moment when someone realised that he didn’t know what he was talking about.
What?! But sur...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 8 January, 2020 at 8:10||comments (2)|
"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.
Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction."
If you are making plans for where you want to be in ten years ti...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 2 January, 2020 at 3:45||comments (1)|
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
The last year has just come to an end and the new year has just begun. Fact. But how do you view that fact?
Do you see last year as a wasted opportunit...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 18 December, 2019 at 4:05||comments (1)|
and all best wishes for a marvellous 2020
- the beginning of a new decade!
The Catching ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 11 December, 2019 at 5:20||comments (1)|
Photo by Barry Plott from Pexels
I had a conversation with a freelance colleague recently about Christmas and the lessons we can learn from it.
As a freelancer, with a freelancer husband, she was talking about the dilemma of having to work for some of the time during the holiday period, whilst also wanting to give their young children a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 4 December, 2019 at 4:45||comments (0)|
|Posted on 27 November, 2019 at 4:40||comments (0)|
Let me tell you a story.
A woman has a painting which was created for and given to her late father.
Enjoyed during his lifetime, the painting continued to give the woman pleasure after his death, for itself and for the family link.
After a few years, the woman decided the get the painting reframed, to suit her new home and ...Read Full Post »