New year, same me …. only with less time!

It has been some time since I last sat down to write a blog post and share my general musings, enough time in fact to have a baby! The result of which has completely changed my understanding of time and how to actually get simple, everyday stuff done let alone get my brain working and … Continue reading New year, same me …. only with less time!

Tolerance & compassion – isn’t it this which makes us human?

Hmmm, I'm not usually one for talking politics in public but I suppose now is as good a time as any and my point isn't strictly one of politics, it is one of humanism, one speaking up for tolerance and compassion. This is a big week for Britain with the EU referendum on the agenda … Continue reading Tolerance & compassion – isn’t it this which makes us human?

Bounce back, resilience

Ability to ‘bounce back’ depends on our levels of resilience…..

Resilience is so important in our daily lives, it keeps us going, keeps us focused and able to believe that we will succeed come what may. It is resilience that keeps us going even when we think we have had enough and want to throw in the towel. I am often amazed by people who … Continue reading Ability to ‘bounce back’ depends on our levels of resilience…..

authentically

Now is our time to speak authentically and why it matters …

What is it about speaking honestly and authentically that really matters? From listening to others who adopt this approach we can recognise that the impact they have on others is positive. They speak with belief, open-ness, passion and even if we don't agree with them we can respect their perspective and are grateful for their ability to … Continue reading Now is our time to speak authentically and why it matters …

New Year, Same You …. with maybe a few realistic tweaks?

2016 ..... here we are! Happy New Year! Early January is of course the time we all talk about our resolutions, our plans for the new year and our ideas about how different we/ our lives are going to be. These are usually bold and ambitious and often last until the end of January-ish. There is … Continue reading New Year, Same You …. with maybe a few realistic tweaks?

Commitment vs motivation

Commitment vs motivation - these are often words that are used in the same conversation when it comes to making change and planning for goals but how are they different and which serves us better? Commitment noun the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause  Motivation noun a reason or reasons for behaving … Continue reading Commitment vs motivation