Sleep – for wellbeing and clarity!

Feeling tired and grumpy? Aware you’re not functioning at your best? Yawning all the time? You might be sleep deprived. The average amount of sleep we need is 8 hours but I’ve read that we often we only get 5. I’ve also read that 1 in 3 of us suffers from poor sleep with stress, […]

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The law of attraction

Does the law of attraction work? Back in January I wrote a short story on the law of attraction. This law says that you attract into your life what you think about. I finished the story by saying I was going to try a little experiment with it. Well, dear reader, if you’ve missed my […]

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Personal development

Coaching is about supporting change. The change might be big or small but the process will probably feel challenging. It may demand different thinking, new skills or different behaviours. In other words, coaching supports personal development. So what is personal development? I see it as helping yourself to become your best self. This means knowing […]

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‘Even a stopped clock is right twice a day’

I heard this proverb the other day and found it intriguing. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. Does even a faulty system that’s always wrong, occasionally get it right? Does even a person who doesn’t normally succeed, get moments of success? Does even poor logic get it right sometimes? Is this proverb […]

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Law of Attraction

I was at a talk yesterday hearing how the law of attraction had worked for the speaker. I’ve always been interested in this but a bit sceptical – and, as is often the case with my scepticism, I didn’t actually know much about the subject – so I decided to investigate. Turns out the law […]

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Decisions, decisions, decisions…….

“I can’t decide what to do” “I don’t know which to apply for” “I don’t know whether to stay or go” Decisions can be tricky, so tricky that they spin round and round in your head, exhausting you and making it very hard to think about anything. The general advice about making a decision is […]

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A game of tennis?

My new tennis doubles partner and I had some tennis coaching today. We’ve played together twice now. The first time we played together, either neither of us went for the ball or both of us did. We bumped into each other, missed the ball and burst out laughing at our antics. The second time was […]

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Scrabble

Over the summer I had friends to stay. These particular friends love a game of Scrabble and their love of it was infectious! I really enjoyed our games. You have seven letters and you try to make a word with them, linking with letters of words already on the board. Each letter has a score […]

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