If you live to the ripe old age of ninety years old, then thirty years of your time on earth will be spent asleep (based on the recommended eight hours of shut eye you should get a night). Thirty years! So let me ask you, what have you been doing when you look back over … More The Benefits of Sleeping for Your Emotional State
When I was first training to be a Business & Personal Coach we were told the following story during one of our seminars by one of the guest speakers, which I like to call The Bin and The Banana Skin: ‘When I worked in an office, everytime I went into the kitchen I remember thinking … More The Bin And The Banana Skin: A Story About The Problem Of Trying To Change Habits
‘What if I go for something and I don’t get it?’ ‘What if I spend all of my hours trying to make this work and it doesn’t go as planned?’ ‘What if I’d gone for that job promotion?’ ‘What if I’d gone travelling like I’d said I wanted to…..?’ ‘What if I’m not good enough…?’ … More What If You Stopped Saying ‘What If’?
I love sports, and when I was growing up it was one of my favourite things to do. When summer came around and it was athletics season I relished getting onto the field, and I particularly loved sprint racing. I wasn’t the fastest in the year, but up there in the top few. I liked … More Are You A Sprinter Or A Long Distance Runner?
‘How long are you going to do this for?’ This was the second of two very interesting questions I was asked by my friend one evening back in July just after leaving my job, with the first one being Part I: So How’s Unemployment Treating You? Once again his words slapped me in the face, but … More Part II: How Long Are You Going To Do This For?
‘So how’s unemployment treating you?’ This was one of two questions that a friend asked me a couple of weeks after I left my full-time job back in July to pursue my other goals. (The other question I will write about in next week’s post). I remember thinking; ‘Those are interesting words to use to ask … More Part I: So How’s Unemployment Treating You?
There is a post I saw on Instagram recently that made me laugh, mostly because it was pretty true and accurate; This is what I’m susceptible to when I fall off of the ‘healthy wagon’ – I can be incredibly dedicated to going to the gym and eating healthily, cutting out snacks, doing meal preps … More When It All Comes Crashing Down