When you work for yourself, it can feel like everything you do needs to have a purpose. You must always be maximising your time, increasing your productivity, and getting the best return for your efforts. The same can be true when you work for someone else too! We’re conditioned to be productive. Useful. Purposeful. So, … Continue reading Creativity For The Sake Of Creativity
We are raised to fully understand what we are doing before we do it. We know that when we pick up a jigsaw puzzle, we can tell what the finished product will be by looking at the picture on the box. We know how many pieces it will have, and we know how difficult it … Continue reading The Blank Puzzle
How often do you hear yourself say “I can’t do this” or “I should do that” every day? Whose voice is that? Who gets to decide what you can do or what you should do? It’s so easy for us to find ourselves trapped in prisons of our own making – we buy into the … Continue reading Breaking The Rules (That You’ve Made For Yourself!)
What if what thought you wanted was not actually what you needed? I thought I wanted six new coaching clients to start with me at once. I thought I wanted all my coaching clients to start at the same time, from now on. I thought I wanted more structure, more framing, in order to give … Continue reading What If What You Want Is Not What You Need?
We can have this image in our heads – a clear plan for how things should be. But that doesn’t mean they will work out that way. It doesn’t matter how much effort you put into it. It doesn’t matter how good it should be. It doesn’t matter how good it looks. None of this … Continue reading Accepting Defeat (In Order To Win)
You start off with such passion. Such enthusiasm. Such energy. A determination to create something new. But. Slowly. Over time. Little by little. The fire goes out. The fire that burned so brightly when you first began is now no more. All you see is dust and ashes and debris. Where once was flames. Nothing … Continue reading When The Fire Goes Out
We say we want change, but that’s not true. We only want the change that we want. We like surprises that we want. We want things on our terms. But when you choose to do something different with your life – you choose to step off the beaten path and live wholeheartedly – you give … Continue reading What Are You Willing To Give Up To Have The Life You Say You Want?