The Art of Bouncing Back

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…

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Healing Our Shadows

This article appeared in the August 2013 edition of Connexions Magazine: http://issuu.com/jenniegorman9/docs/connexions_aug2013/23 It is with deep respect, gratitude and love that I welcome readers to this article.  And a big ‘thank you’ to Jennie Gorman for inviting me to contribute to her fabulous work again this month.   My topic this month is about our ‘shadows’ or…

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Are You Allowing Yourself To Achieve Greatness?

So what does allowing have to do with enjoying a full, successful, healthy and happy life? Well, EVERYTHING actually!  It’s one thing to set goals or to set an intention for success in your life, but it’s an entirely other thing to ALLOW yourself to actually receive it.  Think about it.  Have you ever gotten so close to…

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Developing Resilience and Creating Sustainability: One Step at a Time…

Resilience… the ability to bounce back when things get rough and come back stronger than ever… Sustainability… the potential for long-term maintenance for wellbeing… Developing my new brand has given me a significant amount of change to manage.  I decided I needed a complete overhaul. My business structure was not supporting me in consistently delivering…

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Fresh Starts… A Blank Canvas

As many of you know, I’m changing my brand.  That means an exciting (and scary!) blank canvas to move forward with… A time to create space for new things and leave behind confusion and doubt… The last 12 months has been a period of significant change for me. Last year I began to question some…

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Are Bad Habits & Unhealthy Thinking Taking Control Of Your Life?

For many years I have wanted to show how the use of mindful awareness could be applied easily to day to day living to improve quality of life, experience deeper fulfillment and achieve greater success.  It seemed clear to me from my experiences of unnecessary stress and overcoming cancer twice, that breaking bad habits can…

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I’ll Be Happy When…

What is the source of your happiness? What I’ve noted from countless coaching sessions with people from all walks of life is that we tend to assume that happiness will come from a future event. It typically depends upon something else happening. The script often sounds like this: I’ll be happy when… I’ve found my…

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3 Tips For Coping With Stress & Overwhelm

I was in complete overwhelm this week! The IN tray over filled, emails unattended to from over a week ago, the list of to-do’s completely out of control… know the feeling? I bet you do. I was beside myself, not knowing where to start and was completely disoriented! If you’re reading this post, then you’ve…

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