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Appreciation – The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Do you ever feel like you’re on a treadmill, never really getting to your final destination and feeling like you’re expending a whole lot of effort and energy for what?! This month, I’ll show you how to drop the worrying and create greater appreciation for your efforts. Hi, I’m Josie Thomson. I’m a multi-award winning…

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Leading from the High Road Less Travelled

 Four Steps to Wise Leadership Have you ever wondered what makes a good leader – the type of leader that naturally elicits results, trust, respect and commitment? What does it take to be more than a transactional leader… to become a transformational leader? This book, to be published by Columbia University Press this September,…

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Real Well-being

 With the rapid pace of change and the use of technology reaching unprecedented levels, it’s not surprising that our own ‘systems’ – our brain and our body – aren’t quite keeping up, threatening our sense of real well-being. This month I explore what’s really going on and what you can do to better handle…

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The Wise Advocate: The Inner Voice of Strategic Leadership

 The Wise Advocate: The Inner Voice of Strategic Leadership That’s the title of my new book due for release in the coming months. It’s been a collaboration project since 2012 between myself, Dr Jeffrey M Schwartz, leading Neuroscientist on OCD and neuroplasticity at UCLA, and Art Kleiner, editor for s+b magazine. The book will…

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What is your story?

 Believe it or not, the stories or narratives you tell yourself changes what you see or think possible in life. When we enter an experience with a story about how we think life is, that determines how we focus our attention and becomes what we see, even when there’s plenty of evidence to the contrary.…

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Mental Resilience

It can happen to any of us: we don’t get done what we hoped to get done, then we feel stressed, distressed or guilty about it. It’s time to let that pattern go. It’s simply not helpful. We can build resilience around expectations, with a little mental training. And it may support and enable us…

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Our number one craving

Have you ever noticed a sense of incompleteness in your life? That there was something missing? I know I certainly have from time to time. What is our number one craving? You have most likely felt it too since adolescence, or at least since early childhood. It’s a feeling that something is wrong; that something…

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This is the Answer you’ve been looking for

So many people set off in search for answers in their life. Some will consult ‘experts’, some will seek advice from friends, and many will travel far and wide to ‘find themselves’. And there are others who do something a little different. As many of you know, I have just returned from a two week…

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Post Traumatic Growth

My experience of the past two months leads me to write about a tough subject we’d rather avoid. Trauma such as the loss of a loved one or the diagnosis of serious illness can test us to our very limits – trust me, I know this first hand as I’m certain many of you do…

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Rising from the Falls of Life

Just in this past two weeks I have known tragedy and loss, fraud and disappointment, shame and isolation, depression and despair, aloneness and regret, pain and defeat, sadness and grief. In spite of and despite all this, I have also known kindness and generosity of spirit, compassion and humility, love and care, encouragement and hope. …

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