March 24, 2020

What does it mean to judge rather than discern and why might this be worth thinking about.

We all judge things, we judge others, we judge circumstances and most of all we judge ourselves.

In the coaching world we give our judge names like gremlins, chimps or parrots; the...

April 14, 2017

In some ways it could be said that positive psychology is attempting to find the code, the initial programme that produces the most beautiful lives. Philosophers and mystics have attempted similar journeys and come to some very similar conclusions. 

There is no surprise...

March 10, 2017


Watch your thoughts because they become your words

Watch your words because they become your actions

Watch your actions because they become your habits

Watch your habits because they become your character

Watch your character because it becomes your destiny.

I spend a lot...

February 2, 2017

What does it mean to have a sense of purpose? Why have I put up a video of a doctor who now rollerskates? Because doing what you love can be at the heart of the purpose in your life.

This does not mean things that you have become addicted to, addiction is not...

September 5, 2016

You are not your thoughts. Your brain does what it does, it processes information, it does this without you, when you dream, when your thoughts wander, your brain is doing what it does just as your lungs do or your heart.

Be the watcher of your thoughts just as you can...

May 3, 2016

I have a great aunt of 94 who has never been married, the other day she said to me that of course she has no first hand experience but as far as she could see the reason most marriages failed was because of boredom.

"They say it's because of this or that reason, but I t...

April 5, 2016

Research is showing that having a growth mindset rather than being fixed in how we see the world is an important distinction between people who thrive and those who don’t. People with a growth mindset never stop learning. Your ability to adapt and learn is a key compon...

April 5, 2016

How appreciative are you of what you have right now?

Sometimes it is easy to stop noticing the small miracles around us all the time.

Gratitude is the door through which life pours, being grateful and appreciative is a choice, a choice to open yourself up to seeing the w...

March 1, 2016

If you have not seen this watch it immediately! Everything Brene Brown talks about is true, in my own life and with clients.

The relationship of weakness and strength is much more than having the courage to ask for help. It is  about being strong enough to embrace...

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