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Creativity and curiosity

Following on from the previous blog post about having a creative mindset, another aspect of creativity is a sense of curiosity. By wondering how things might be different or by asking questions to understand, we may be able to see things in a different light.

When we start being open to the possibilities of ‘what […]

Creativity – let’s start with our mindset

Many people, when they think about creativity and what it means, think of art, music, dance, films, writing and more along those same lines. They may not see what they do on a daily basis as being creative from what they chose to wear, how they make a meal or even how they do their […]

Review of Winning Strategies Workbook

I was delighted to have had a book review done on my Winning Strategies Workbook in So Let’s Go Running (issue 66).

Reviewed by Michaela Halse

Life is a journey. Every little element of life is a journey, from putting the kettle on to make a cup of tea, putting the tea bag in […]

Bounce-back-ability … developing your resiliency

It seems these days that more people are talking about resiliency skills as a way to effectively cope with all the challenges, changes and stresses in the world today. You hear, see and can even feel the heightened stress levels everywhere you go. Change is happening so quickcly plus there is alot of uncertainty and […]

Changes – easy or not?

I’ve been having a few discussions lately with clients and friends about making changes and it’s been interesting to hear everyone’s views. We all know that change is constant in our lives. The questions that we have been pondering are whether some people more easily adaptable to change than others. What are the differences between […]

Overcoming our habit of excuses

How often have you (and I ask myself this as well!) taken a decision to start a new habit and to take action for a new and exciting goal? The energy and enthusiasm is there for that goal and for a new habit you will start, yet, for one reason or another, you either […]

Quiet courage, quiet confidence

This quote from Oriah ‘Mountain Dreamer’ House, a Canadian author and teacher, is much like the ‘quiet confidence’ that I speak to clients about. The quietness that one lives their life can be so much more powerful than a loud, brash, bragging kind of confidence.

When I talk to clients about confidence, I ask them […]

Tough Choices

Sometimes in life we need to make some difficult choices, either professionally or personally. These decisions we need to make are not easy nor are not taken lightly. Yet when we can surrender to what is ultimately for our best, it makes it easier to accept.

I faced such a choice last week with the […]

Stretching Your Comfort Zones and Magic

Many of us are quite comfortable without our ‘comfort zones’. We know what we are doing, where we are doing and how to do things. There is more things ‘known’ than ‘unknown’ and with that certainty, all is well. Yet, what happens just outside this comfort zone?

Well, magic can happen! When we step outside […]

Facing Those Fears … and getting on with it!

Can any of you relate to having fears that you struggled to face? Did you procrastinate, avoid or make excuses to not do it? How many of you can relate to finally doing that scary thing, facing the fear and then wondering why you put it off for so long?

I suspect that you probably […]