I recently needed to tackle a small but tricky DIY project in my kitchen. I have fairly low DIY skills, so I needed a way to be sure it would work before I made a mess that might be expensive to fix. As I'm reading "SPRINT" (a guide to Agile design) I decided prototyping might … Continue reading Agile away your DIY fears
Fear can be a postive emotion and it's not one we would want to be without. In the spirit of short posts, check out this great podcast on handling fear and how it can be a postive reaction. Listen to the podcast on fear (From Emotional Badass) http://pca.st/Vc5j Fear is a useful skill and not … Continue reading Fear can be useful – learn more about fear and how to appreciate it
Marching forward can be hard in the Spring, but keep up your focus on good habits as they days get lighter.
Due to study commitments it's likely my blogging/posting will slow during 2018. The upside will be moving towards achieving the ILM 5 certificate in coaching and mentoring. When you take on extra commitments its good to think through the impact it will have and be realistic about the areas of your life that need to … Continue reading 2018 – content slow down
Living with depression is challenging in your own family. Keep yourself strong.
About two years ago I was in our local park late on afternoon when we noticed a child about our son's age, maybe slightly older. Let's call him Joe. We (me and my son) were regulars in the park so said 'hello' and got on with some play time. Joe seemed OK, perhaps a bit … Continue reading The dilemma of helping
To everyone who writes a blog, puts pen to paper or a digit on a screen, and writes something positive, helpful or fun... MERRY XMAS, SEASONS GREETINGS, SALUTATIONS AND CHEERS! Here's to more good words and asking the right questions in 2018. Keep on. Let's speak again in January.
Life is all about learning. You can learn by studying formally. You can learn by observation or from a mentee (with a Mentor). You can also learn by being asked questions - this can be indirect coaching or a more dialogue based investigation unit a subject, where you are gently challenged to reflect and find … Continue reading What did you learn and who are you now?
I have a confession about Thursday. Sometimes this happens when I venture our after a busy week. By the end of the night I was lying on the floor in a warm room surrounded by other people who had all clearly had a very busy week. It was dark and in the background I could … Continue reading Change the state of Thursday
About 6 years ago I suffered what seemed like a meteor strike landing in the middle of my life, health and exercise routines. I lost sleep, had no time to go to the gym, didn't have much disposable income and seemed to be either working or doing chores at home or attempting to sleep. Looking … Continue reading The MVP of exercise and moving