How to Achieve Your Goals in 2016 – Be Like Water

  By now most of us would have set some form of goals and/or resolutions for 2016. And that a good thing! I encourage everyone to set goals as they are so important for our emotional and psychological well-being. We know our minds can be lazy and, unless they...

Beware the Survivor Guilt Syndrome

While at a recent community recovery strategy meeting, I went to pay for the coffees that I have bought with this person. This particular person had within the last 5 days lost their house in a fire and had with one of their children survived death by about 5 minutes....

Feeling Alone? Channel Frank Spencer

“I am feeling very lonely and very bored!” said my coaching client. ‘Why?” was my response. “Because I have no friends and nothing to do!” was the reply. “Then find some and do something!!” was my challenge.   My lost and lonely client had made the mistake many...

A heart is never truly open until it’s been broken

Advice to help our younger people with life’s lost loves   A quick survey – who has ever had their heart broken? Can you remember how it felt? How devastating it was? How much worry it caused? If you do, let’s not forget this as our younger folk start to...

It’s Not Me! It’s My Brain that Doesn’t Like Change.

Managing Change in Chaotic Times   I was recently working with a client on a change management strategy to assist individuals, team leaders and the organisations deal with their ongoing business challenges. One of the senior leaders mentioned to me that it...

Using HOPE on your road to finding your Wellbeing

  During a recent post, I noted that in building resilience hope, strategy and action was required. I defined hope as the ‘mystic of life” and put simply, when there is no hope there is no hope. So we must develop and use this hope as the fuel taking us on the...