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Confidence

Posted on 16 March, 2022 at 5:45


 

Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.

Michelle Obama 

 

 


Many people regard me as a very confident person. The...

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Yes or No?

Posted on 2 March, 2022 at 4:30


“A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”

Mahatma Gandhi

 

 


If you are searching the internet f...

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Optimism

Posted on 15 February, 2022 at 13:10


 


“I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day.”

Peter Ustinov

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Yes

Posted on 2 February, 2022 at 4:10



“Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.”

Eckhart Tolle

 

 


Yes is one of those funny words. If you say it too quickly, just to get ...

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Just Start Running

Posted on 19 January, 2022 at 4:25



When people come to me for coaching, it is usually because they want something to change.

 

I know from my own experience when I first went to a coach I was desperate to change my career.  My focus was very much on “running away” from my then current situation. It was...

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Your Worst 'Best Friend'?

Posted on 5 January, 2022 at 3:55


 

 

"You really are an idiot"

"You are only going to mess it up"

"You are too stupid/fat/ugly/old..."

 

If someone said any of these things to your face, you might at the very least think the person exceptionally rude. You might ask them who they thought they were talking to you...

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Too Early To Start Thinking About Next Year?

Posted on 2 November, 2021 at 5:15


Does this seems familiar? January 1st, all fired up with good New Year intentions, you decide you are going to exercise, eat more healthily, read more, learn an language…

 

You try to change everything at once and it all gets too much. You go to the gym a few times then decide you don’t like that envir...

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Book Club feature by Jana Oliviera

Posted on 23 September, 2021 at 8:50



I am delighted that my book is featured in the new book club from Jana Oliviera - check out her blog and podcast about it! 

"If you’re in that phase that you feel stuck in your art, with fear and feeling...
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Mistakes

Posted on 8 September, 2021 at 6:00

 

"You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space."

Johnny Cash

 

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Can You Believe What You See?

Posted on 9 August, 2021 at 10:00




Have you ever looked at a parking meter, or a house front, or a cloud and seen a face?

 

This has a name - pareidolia, a “tendency for perception to impose a meaningful interpretation on a nebulous stimulus, usually visual, so that one sees an object, pattern or meaning wh...

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