Blog Posts

 

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 journey...

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On finding hope

In my last blog, I referred to the need to have hope, strategy and action to achieve resilience and wellness and that all three were important. My definition of hope is ‘the mystic of life’. Since then, many people have asked me how hope can be found in situations...

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Hope + Strategy + Action = Enhanced Wellness

Being away from Australia in early January has given me the time to reflect on 2014 and observe the effects Australia is experiencing – bushfires in South Australia and Victoria, drought and debt in rural New South Wales and Queensland, monsoon season in Darwin and...

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Sometimes The Only Way Out Is In

In my last column, I talked about the need to recognise where you are in your life and to constantly keep asking the question ‘is my response working for me?’ Some people answer this question with a negative response, but keep repeating the same behaviours and...

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A master class in how to change your thinking

While people think changing self-talk is hard – it’s not – it just takes time and dedication and a few strategies.I have attached a few slides that I use both in my sessions and in my personal coaching programs. First – understand how people react and what drives...

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A letter to partners of our Bushfire Volunteers

I recently distributed an open letter to people in the eastern States of Australia to hopefully assist people remain emotionally resilient in coping with the challenges being faced via the bushfires. I had intended to only write that letter and let people get on with...

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