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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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A simple way to improve your luck

Have you noticed how some people seem to have good opportunities open to them wherever they go? Do you wonder why the same chances don’t come your way and think that those people are just lucky? How would you feel if you learnt that luck has little to do with...
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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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Seven steps to making success inevitable

How many d reams or hopes do you have, that you've had for years and yet don't seem to be any closer to achieving them than when you first wanted to?  Have you noticed that, n o matter how much you want something, you somehow seem to get de-railed on...
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Three ways you're increasing your stress levels before you even get dressed

I meet many people who say they start their day feeling anxious or stressed – even before they’ve got out of bed. Some say that by the time they start their day they already feel exhausted and can feel the pressures of life bearing down on them. Often, when we...
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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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Do you do the wasp dance?

Do you enjoy summer? That might seem a silly question to those who do – after all, what’s not to like? Sunny days, holidays, picnics and barbeques are all things which are portrayed as fun, happy times that everyone looks forward to. Some people though feel like there is a...
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A sure-fire way to feel better today

Last blog I wrote about the l ink between our body posture and facial expressions and our mood and thoughts . I mentioned that there had been a s imple experiment done which demonstrated this link. This week, I’ll describe that experiment – and say a little more about the...
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Are you overdue for a service?

A review of people’s spending habits in the UK reveals a lot about priorities, as does simply asking people what they think is their most valuable asset. Both indicate that people value their houses and their cars enough to invest in their maintenance and repair. Cars are regularly serviced and...
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Walk tall

Have you ever noticed how your mood is reflected in your body posture? Or that, the body postures associated with particular moods are much the same for everyone? Because of this we are often able to recognise a person’s mood before they even speak. We can tell that if someone...
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Slip slidin' away

I was watching a live stage performance on Saturday when an actor rushed onto the stage as part of the performance. Though his speed was deliberate, the slippery stage wasn't. The previous scene had included some drinking, and some liquid had accidentally splashed onto the stage. As he reached mid-stage...
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Lifestyle coaching saves lives

I’ve noticed that if lifestyle coaching is ever mentioned in the media , it’s usually portrayed as some fancy and unnecessary fashion for people who have too much time and money on their hands. However, t here is a serious side to lifestyle coaching which is invariably missed by the...
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