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The biggest mistake made when choosing a life coach

The biggest mistake made when choosing a life coach
At the start of a new year, people often start looking for a coach - to ensure that they actually do achieve their goals this year.  Making that choice can, in itself, seem overwhelming .  After all, there are so many people around offering coaching that it can be hard...
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One surprising reason you need to take a break

One surprising reason you need to take a break
We’ve probably all been there – you see an actor in a film and just can’t remember his or name , and realising you’re missing the film while trying to think of it you just give up and get back to watching. Then later – hours, even days, afterwards -...
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Imagination is powerful - use carefully!

Imagination is powerful - use carefully!
Do you  enjoy daydreaming ?  Maybe you were  told  as a child that  it was a waste of time  - that you should be doing something  more productive , more active.  I come across  many people who say they stopped daydreaming  long ago. By this they usually  mean that they’ve...
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How to discover why you sabotage your own dreams

How to discover why you sabotage your own dreams
Many clients come to me when they find that, despite really wanting a particular outcome , they keep sabotaging their attempts. In fact, self-sabotage seems more common than sabotage by others – and is more frustrating to people as it seems so illogical . One method I us e to...
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One way you might be sabotaging your success

One way you might be sabotaging your success
Have you come across the story of a person asking directions only to get the reply “ Well, you wouldn’t start from here! ”. It’s not a particularly useful response is it ? You need to know the directions from where you actually are , not from elsewhere. Although this...
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Four skills we can learn from watching the circus

Four skills we can learn from watching the circus
I saw an amazing show recently. It was the theatre circus show Cirque Berzerk . This is a show which involves amazing acts of acrobatics, tumbling, contortion, and seemingly life-threatening activities such as knife-throwing and the “Globe of Death” in which four motorcyclists ride around inside a mesh globe while...
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Resolutions are for life, not just the New Year

Resolutions are for life, not just the New Year
Every  January the gyms become busier,  the  salad section gets depleted  and so-called slimming products fly off the shelves .   Magazines  (online and off) are  filled with advice  about goal-setting and making change.  Yet,  every year, everything's back to normal by February  with very little to show for early...
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Turning back the clock

Ageing is a subject that has fascinated people throughout history – and the search for an elixir of youth continues in laboratories throughout the world. But what if the real secret to how we age is something we already have within us? What if the way we view ageing –...
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A healthy attitude

A healthy attitude
At first glance it would seem that the research f indings on the impact of attitude upon health and disease are conflicting . For example in one Australian study of 170 cancer patients, it was found that those with an optimistic ‘fighting spirit ’ were no more likely to survive...
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Time - not just relative, but a matter of perspective too

Time - not just relative, but a matter of perspective too
Time , and how we perceive it , has a profound effect upon the way we experience our life and what we get out of it . We all have a relationship with, and attitude to, the past, the present and the future and getting the balance of these things...
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Changing habits

Changing habits
I came across a fascinating book about habits :  why we have them, how to change them, and how companies monitor our habits to help their product development and marketing. The book: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What we Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg is...
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Hands up who's responsible

Hands up who's responsible
When you look around at your life , what do you believe are the r easons you are where you are ?  Do you believe your situation is all d own to luck (good or bad)?   Do you b lame others for any failures or lack of successes in...
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