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)
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?
I didn’t want to do it. I could feel every fibre of my body resisting it. Not in a sense of being aware that something was wrong for me – I knew it would be good for me to do it, but I fought it anyway. I fought it for the sake of fighting something. … Continue reading Resisting Resistance
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we got things right first time? No messy mistakes, no second chances needed. No practice required, simply perfection. But life doesn’t work like that, does it? Life is messy and unpredictable and rarely goes how we want or expect it to be. So, where does that leave us? If we’ve … Continue reading It’s Never Too Late (To Start All Over Again)
It feels controversial to say it, almost sacrilegious even, but why not have fun first? Not after you’ve “earned” it. Not after you’ve finished your never-ending To Do list. Not after you’ve worked so hard for so long that you’ve forgotten what fun even looks or feels like. Why not start with fun? Today, I … Continue reading Fun First