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Big Rocks Little Rocks and Holding My Ground

As a coach I’m humbled and honoured to hold the space of grace for business owners, managers, leaders, Mums and Dads and a few teenagers who seek support and guidance for many reasons.  One of the themes I’m witness to over the last two months is distraction and there seems to be a lot of…
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Creating a Life, we Love

Happy New Year and welcome to 2022!  I’m sure some of you are feeling like you’ve been back at work for ages while others are still basking in the glow of summer sun and enjoying the sand between their toes.  As a BNI member I am on the committee for my chapter as Education Co-ordinator. …
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What Opportunities Await You in 2022?

Welcome to 2022! I wonder what opportunities await you in 2022? We’re half way through the first month of 2022 and I imagine there is an incredible array of feelings as we step out into the year. Some of us are well-rested and rejuvenated, some may have worked through, some may have had stat holidays…
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Remember to Count What’s Working

“One way to be kind and gentle with yourself as you learn is to count everything that moves in the right direction.” – L. Michael Hall, Executive Director, Neurosemantics No, it’s not my quote.  I wish it was.  I’ve just read Michaels’ article below and found it inspiring.  It resonates deeply with me as this…
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First Book of 2021!

Delightment today as I completed my first book for 2021 over lunch!  This book was part of my 2019 Christmas package of books which I started and completed today.  A great assortment of graphs from Michelle Riall for nearly every type of dillemma from overthinking how to deal with daily routines through to overthinking the…
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Monday Morning Surprise

Surprises are awesome right? This morning as I savoured turning over the page of my very cool Snoopy calendar (one comic strip per day) there was an awesome quote on the back that got me thinking …  “Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present.  There is each man as he sees himself,…
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Book Recommendation: Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson, PH.D with Richard Mendius, MD

You can see from the picture of the book that there’s a bunch of ‘flags’ popping out of the pages which means there’s lots of key things in here for me.  Big thanks to Rosh who mentioned this book at a presentation back in 2018.  Yes – it’s taken me a while; and I was…
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Do you have an inner cricket?

What is an inner cricket I hear you ask?  Well … this is the description I came up with in a session with my coach earlier this week.  Firstly, let’s rewind a bit … Each month I invest in coaching to help me sharpen my sword to support me in my journey of being the…
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Serendipitious Reminders & Moving one ‘nth’

No matter how hard we exert ourselves to live our best lives, there’s often something that trips us up.  I’m always in awe when the message comes, exactly at the time, after, I needed it!  lessons in hindsight right? Yesterday at my local BNI meeting our speaker was sharing her secrets to success and said…
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Garden Therapy

Looking for a sense of calm?    The quote below flowed effortlessly and serendipitously into my email inbox this week.  It connected with me and I thought it might with you too …  The physician and writer, Oliver Sacks, explains the value of gardens:“As a writer, I find gardens essential to the creative process; as a physician, I…
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