Stepping into your stress facilities growth

Stepping into your stress facilities growth

The brave investigate and work on their emotions, while the weak hide and castigate the brave. We have seen social media provide a breeding ground for trolls who try to attack those who speak up about their battles with their mental health, their anxiety, PTSD or depression.

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The Fossil Fuel Free Family

The Fossil Fuel Free Family

The journey began one afternoon sitting in our old house watching the Minimalist documentary on Netflix with my then 9-year-old son Luca. We watched the documentary and once finished, I told Luca we should really make some significant changes and get rid of some of our ‘stuff’. He laughed, pointing out the fact that we were watching the movie in the cinema room of our house, a house that needed two oil-fired boilers to sustain the heating through all parts of the property.

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Breaking from the weakest link

Breaking from the weakest link

In your business, political party, sports team or within your circle of friends, the weakest link will impact the collective. Should we look to improve the weakest link or should we look to cut it out, remove it and would that improve things or adversely impact the remaining members?

It never ceases to amaze me how managers have this incredible ability to tolerate under performance rather than stepping into those difficult conversations, taking assertive action and ultimately do what they are paid to do - manage.

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How can I improve My sleep?

How can I improve My sleep?

Did you know your immune system does most of it’s important work whilst we sleep? Fighting infection and recovering from illness requires a good nights sleep. Equally poor sleep is a good indicator of other underlying issues including stress and anxiety. The more we can master our sleep the more we can find a greater sense of wellness and happiness.

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How Do I conquer fear?

How Do I conquer fear?

By coming to terms with our fears, we can learn to see them simply as any other incident or memory, neither creating a high nor a low. There are numerous studies showing the benefits of stepping into your fears (with support from a professional) and coming to terms with them in order to let go of stress. In my practice as a psychotherapy coach I work with business leaders and professional athletes who have hit a glass ceiling, with something now holding them back.

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Should I sell my car and save the environment?

Should I sell my car and save the environment?

Have you ever considered how little time your car actually spends on the road versus on your driveway, outside your work or in your garage? A US transport expert (Paul Barter) has researched this point and confirmed that cars are typically left parked 95% of the time.

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Why do I swim in cold water? Can you?

Why do I swim in cold water? Can you?

Would you like to know cold water can improve your health? Boost your immune system and improve your mood? Check out my 5 minute blog on the topic.

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Have you considered how your words impact your kids?

Have you considered how your words impact your kids?

Do we spend enough time thinking about how our words can impact our children? Inaction can be as harrowing and painful as action, the lack of attention, the unwilling arm of comfort in the dark can be as damaging the hand that strikes in anger… Do we honestly believe that our children can’t hear us, can't feel us, can’t understand us?

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Is Meditation a Jedi Power - The one True Source?

Is Meditation a Jedi Power - The one True Source?

Recent studies have shown the benefits of meditation in respect to both our minds (resolving anxiety) and our general wellbeing (Forbes Article from July 2017). The really cool thing about this 'new craze' is that you can join this gym for FREE, you don't need to worry about parking, the right clothes, the hairdryers, or whether they notice when you haven't been in two weeks! Here is the good news: the place for your meditation is with you when you wake, when you eat, when you watch TV, when you sit on the bus, when you wait at an airport, or anywhere where you are on your own with time to step inside yourself.

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Stepping into a Vulnerable You.

Stepping into a Vulnerable You.

Therapy is key to starting this process if you are suffering. The simple act of sharing our problems already starts to unburden us. The right therapists will help you come to terms with these problems and accept them as being part of you. That is exactly the process I followed, and I ended up learning from some incredible Eastern practitioners who changed my life. 

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