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Dealing with Overwhelm

I want to start by stopping you. Richard Bandler founder of NLP talks about ‘Pattern Interrupt’ It may sound odd or even ridiculous to start a post on overwhelm with the idea of stopping. I can imagine a few readers saying ‘but that’s what I have already done! I have...

Thoughts Become Things: You Made it All Up

There are things that you will hear a million times over (or it may seem that way), you will read it with a little wry smile of 'yeah, I know this, heard it SO many times already'. I have done that, we all have but how many times do you have to hear something before...

Don’t Give it a Second Thought – Literally!

"Oh don't give it a second thought!" Ever heard that saying when you have messed up and need to tell someone about it? I'm sure you have....maybe not all the time (depends what you did!) but now and again you will hear this saying and it's got more wisdom behind it...

You Can’t Find Happiness

Today is International Day of Happiness   I wanted to look at this funny term we have and how we can move into a comfortable definition of it for ourselves.   Our language around emotion is an interesting indication of the way we experience life. We use...

Finding it hard to figure out your genius?

  It can be hard to answer the question 'What am I good at?' because too many things get in the way, your past conditioning, your current perceptions, your fears and beliefs. If you ask a different question 'What do I WANT to be good at' it can change everything...

Could your Pain Points Launch your Business?

Sometimes our pain points are the launch pad for great things. It has certainly been the case for me, I launched a whole business based on what was making me unhappy! Let me explain...   Moving to Monaco when my son was just a baby was meant to be a really...

Are You Going Into Brain Crash Mode?

Could you be going into Brain Crash Mode?   Your mind is so active it is exhausted. It has been churning over and over all the things that need to be done, that could be done, that ought to be done, it has been shouting at you, berating you, blaming you and...

Is your Ambivalence Killing your Productivity?

The ambivalent mind is one that is caught in a trap of unknowing.   We often think of ambivalence as having no opinion on way or the other, of not really caring. When we talk about apathy we also think of ambivalence in the same way and although ambivalence can...

What The Vicar of Dibley Taught Me About Business

This week is all about the Vicar of Dibley! I am in a local play on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and we have been rehearsing constantly in the last week.   I've minimised my commitments this week to ensure I have all my lines in my head and so I can rehearse and...