stress and resilience

21
Jan

Making the very best of 2017 (Expert advice from eight leading coaches)

On the day of the presidential inauguration and a week after the announcement of the Brexit plans in the U.K., it’s shaping up to be an interesting year already. Like many people who summon motivation upon the turning of a New Year you may have made resolutions to squeeze more out of 2017.  If those resolutions or commitment to change

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29
Aug

The more you know the less you need

‘The more you know the less you need.’ Aboriginal saying As our world becomes ever more complex and demanding by the day, it is clear that many people struggle with keeping on top of things. Attention-grabbing events, devices and to-do lists are so far beyond what our primitive neurology evolved to be able to handle that we now live in uncharted

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17
Aug

YES OR YES? A SOLUTION TO REJECTION

In our social and business lives we’re often likely to get knock backs from time to time. Unhelpfully, avoiding rejection may become a pattern that limits us and what we could otherwise offer to the world. __________ Some of us are likely to remember a youthful moment in which we plucked up courage to ask a pretty young thing to dance or

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11
Aug

Enough Already, Just Quit Doing Stress

Recently in a workshop for a group of senior managers and execs, all was going well in my opening introduction until I stated that there is no such thing as psychological stress, only our interpretation of it. Heads turned to look at each other in the group and three hands raised amongst the mutters and looks of contempt for my

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21
May

Do you fear making mistakes?

Imagine… the sounds and facial expressions of those around you inspiring a feeling of support and encouragement as you ready yourself. This is it… a moment for which your entire being has learned, developed and prepared. The tingle of anticipation, excitement and readiness signal your muscles into action. You rise, gaze forward, take one monumental step ahead and … topple

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29
Apr

Weight and Health

There’s something interesting I‘ve noticed – it relates to how we as a society think about health and weight. I mostly work with women. Most of them outwardly look very healthy and as they go about their day to day life, no one would think anything was wrong. They are normally slim and often have the look that most women

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2
Apr

Why I don’t use voicemail

I remember my first mobile phone, I think it was a Nokia which sat in my hand like a small brick. Prior to purchase of said brick I couldn’t see much point in being accessible at all times. However due to my itinerant lifestyle it was often impossible to get hold of me for work. This, after all, was a

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26
Mar

CAN YOU CHANGE YOUR LIFE, BY REFRAMING IT?

Any event or interaction that we experience is only ever an interpretation of reality. What is actually going on outside of us, in our environment, will never be known in an objective way. In every split second of experience we each create meaning based upon our own values, beliefs, and personal/cultural knowledge. Just as Shakespeare pointed out in Hamlet, ‘

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