Sometimes you need to re-evaluate yourself and make some different selections from life's menu. It's important to start this from a position of choice and possibilities. We all have a choice, what to do, where to work, what to subscribe to, who we spend our disposable free time with. Which books we read. Where we … Continue reading Re-eval-YOU-ation time
When I practice yoga it's interesting what I leave in my locker: My watch My phone My house keys My shoes My wedding ring All of these things are signficant in different ways. While they are all important, having an hour with no time, no digital communications, no financial stress of property ownership, no pressure … Continue reading What’s in your yoga locker?
This week I've been thinking about DEATH!! Aaggh!! Not sure why this is so shocking or unusual, it happens to all of us and all our friends and family. Maybe not good to spend all your time thinking about it, but accept its part of life. #deathhappens So my Aunty recently passed on, it was … Continue reading #DEATH and momentum
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
Well today we're writing about certainty (and uncertainty...its less popular cousin) Sometimes at work there's a black cloud over you when you job changes and it's not clear what's going to happen. How you deal with a job change is as important as the eventual outcome. Uncertainty at work can be very unsettling and will … Continue reading Job change and certainty
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