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Coach Yourself…….It’s all about Balance

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How many self-help books about coaching yourself are there? All promise a bright new future or a happier life, there must be millions. In fact, having just searched Google for “coach yourself” revealed 13,500,000 results in just 0.36 seconds. So it seems there is a lot of people ahead of me in this queue. However learning to […]

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Mind Over Matter – Mindfulness for day-to-day life

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Mindfulness is the big thing these days. Hell of a statement I know. The internet is awash with mindfulness right now. How mindfulness can transform your life, make you more handsome, slimmer and grow hair on a balding pate. Of course, I’ve made those claims up, though I wouldn’t be surprised if there is someone […]

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Positivity – is it all what it’s cracked up to be?

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We live in a world awash with the need to be positive and the necessity to play nicely with one another. Organisations, social media platforms (Facebook & Twitter notably), institutions & the ubiquitous positivity guru’s have, according to Barbara Ehrenreich, hijacked positive psychology to espouse the virtues of “if you have nothing positive to say – don’t say […]