You’re more resilient than you think

Written by Josie Thomson on May 26, 2016

Over the weekend a friend sent me a link to Delta Goodrem’s new song ‘Dear Life’ – if you haven’t listened to you it, I recommend it to you. She said it reminded her of me. To me it’s like an open letter to life, reflecting on the path and reminding us that there are deeper truths and lessons to our experiences.

Recovering from cranial surgery.

It opens with ‘life will change you….to find what’s real.’ Isn’t that what

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The 7 Keys to Your Happiness and Success

Written by admin on April 2, 2016

I’ve often wondered what the distinction between happiness and success really is. I recall a few years back I was interviewed for Cosmo magazine on this very topic. The insight for me, and what I’ve grown to appreciate is that happiness is an INside job – success is what we do in our ‘outer’ world.

Over the years, my own quest for happiness and fulfilment lead me to where I am today – living a joy-filled life where I get to

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2016: Make it a year of no regrets

Written by admin on February 17, 2016

What would you dare to do, BE or say if you knew you would be fully supported to succeed?

Every morning I greet the day with a ‘thank you’. You see, in 1991 I was diagnosed with cancer for the first time, and given 6 months to live. It’s moments like that which can awaken a renewed sense of aliveness in us all – a calling to truly take hold of life with both hands and live it fully. Well, that’s

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8 Telltale Signs You’re NOT In Control Of Your Brain

Written by Josie Thomson on November 1, 2015

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Are you living your life on autopilot never pausing to consider who’s in charge of your thoughts? Do you sometimes wonder why you react the way you do to things that happen around or to you? Well the good news is that it’s not you… it’s just your brain! Or more specifically, it’s the thinking errors that your brain has hardwired over the course of your life. 

And the even better news? You can change the way you

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Build Resilience: My Top 10 Tips for Coping with Adversity

Written by Josie Thomson on September 15, 2015
Tough times? There are better ways to cope with adversity!

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We have all at some stage been absolutely astounded at how well someone has managed to stay afloat – emotionally, psychologically and physically, through the most awful situation, and at other times have been deeply concerned about another’s lack of ‘buoyancy’ in the same situation. What makes these people different? It’s a skill or trait referred to as resilience.

Resilience is defined as: an ability to manage and recover from life’s challenges. It’s been noted as a key

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Lost Your Mojo? Here’s 10 Ways To Get It Back

Written by Josie Thomson on February 18, 2015

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How much stress are you carrying around right now?

Do you feel burdened by life’s unpredictable circumstances or your own emotional concerns?

Where’s your mojo and zest for life?

Regaining your mojo and becoming happier starts with letting go of worry and stress.  I learned this the hard way in my own journey through facing life-threatening cancer (twice), overcoming the loss of loved ones, and walking away from a career in corporate Australia to follow my heart to be

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‘The Art of Bouncing Back’ – Mind & Its Potential Conference 2014

Written by Josie Thomson on January 21, 2015

I was honoured to present alongside some of the world’s foremost experts in their fields including Professor Michael Merzenich, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, B. Alan Wallace, and Richard Gill OAM at the recent Mind & Its Potential Conference in Sydney.

My presentation was raw, real and from the heart. And it’s now available for you to watch here:  

Josie Thomson – Mind & Its Potential Conference 2014Keynote: ‘The Art of Bouncing Back’

Interested in having Josie present at your organisation, conference or event?

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Josie Wins Prestigious Gold Stevie Award

Written by Josie Thomson on October 13, 2014

Two-time cancer survivor, Josie Thomson, has lived her life staring down the people and things that said, “no you can’t”.

“It’s resilience that determines who succeeds and who fails” said Josie Thomson, Local Business woman and Single Mother of two.

A leadership trailblazer, Josie combines fifteen years of corporate experience with over a decade of coaching and consulting to corporate executives, entrepreneurs, business owners and community leaders.

“Josie has displayed exemplary true grit and is living proof that more than education, more than

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Resilience: The Art of Bouncing Back

Written by Josie Thomson on September 1, 2014

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It is not what happens to you that defines you, it’s how you respond that counts!

 

Just like death and taxes, stress and adversity are inevitabilities of life. Every single person will (at one stage or another) be faced with some sort of hardship that they must overcome. Yet it seems there are so many of us that are so ill-equipped to deal with them. 

Why? And what is it? What is that one thing that determines how well someone

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What Are Your Thoughts Creating For You?

Written by Josie Thomson on March 10, 2014

I invite you to take a close look at your thinking – the quality of your thoughts, the content of your thoughts, the impact of your thoughts… on your beliefs, your words, your actions, your health.

Through my experiences with cancer, I have become keenly aware of how my thoughts impact my overall mental, emotional and physical health and wellbeing. Some thoughts won’t allow me to even sleep properly!! That’s not good! Other thoughts result in my heart racing and my

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