Worry Less, Influence More

Do you worry too much? Do you wonder how to stop worrying, or at least worry less? Let’s take a look at the purpose of worry and a useful strategy for feeling more influential over your circumstances. “Don’t worry about the future; or worry, but know that worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubblegum.” Line from ‘Everybody’s Free (to Wear Sunscreen)’ by Baz Luhrmann One of the more enlightening ‘a-ha’ moments I’ve had […]

Self-Love: 3 Ways To Love Yourself More

Whitney Houston sang, “Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.” But why is self-love so important? And why is it the hardest kind of love to master? “Loving yourself…does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion.” – Margo Anand Imagine that you and I are standing face to face and I proudly tell […]

ARTICLE: Emotional Bank Accounts

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell For most us the ability to live a wonderful life is dramatically enhanced when we can get the balance right in several important areas. * We want to do work that is meaningful and satisfying (contribution and reward) * We want to have fun and take part in activities that interest us (recreation and adventure) * We want to live comfortably […]

ARTICLE: The Freedom Formula

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way” Victor Frankl One of the things I love most about coaching others is when they really get that creating more of what they want in their lives doesn’t have to be complicated. Nine times out of ten those light bulb moments follow on from a simple realisation that […]