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Spring is here - a time for sunnier days, blooming flowers and new beginnings. Its also a time when many people choose to 'spring clean their homes.
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Visualisation is the practice of affecting the outside world by changing your thoughts and using imagination to experience new behaviours and new events. By creating detailed schemas of what you want, over and over again and by using all senses to recreate these, new patterns for a change in behaviours are laid down in the brain as templates.
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The language we use to communicate with ourselves has incredible power and it is often the case that the words we use can be a reflection of both our internal and external experiences.
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Absolutely everyone has it in them to develop themselves and reach their full potential. We all could do a little more each day than we think we can possibly do. This could be in work, relationships, family, sports, fitness or pretty much any situation that requires you to focus your mind-set and behaviours.
Posted 269 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Do you ever feel that you are not fulfilling your true potential? Are there things about your lifestyle, choices or experience that may be holding you back? Our environment is made up of surroundings and influences that are familiar to us. It is the place where we can be ourselves without really trying. It is also made up of our thoughts and behaviours the habits of daily life.
Posted 451 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I am a coach... I am also a mindfulness practitioner... Whilst those two elements to my life compliment each other beautifully, there is an inherent conflict that I found myself learning to manage over the years.
Posted 563 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
When we're going through a turbulent time, our goals and dreams haven't progressed in the way that we'd hoped or we're simply feeling lost or off balance, it can be easy to get sucked into a vortex of negativity which can make us feel even worse.
Posted 605 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I have heard this statement proclaimed countless times by various people I have worked with in the past 11 years of my career being a leader of teams and now a corporate coach. Only yesterday this was repeated by a person who approached me to share their feelings of disillusionment and unhappiness in their current role.
Posted 696 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Pause for a moment. Drop your gaze, release your hands, sit back in your chair and feel your breath. Pause "doing" mode and allow yourself to open up to "being" mode. Simply sitting here breathing. All sorts of shifts have just happened as you followed that simple guidance. Your heart rate will have slowed down, your body will have relaxed, your mind will have settled and your awareness will have opened up.
Posted 941 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
As an entrepreneur our days can be filled with endless to-do's, meetings and the constant pinging of emails, texts and social network updates from our electrical devices, it's therefore no surprise that a need for pressing the pause button in the form of 'mindfulness' has become the latest craze.
Posted 1011 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
"It is not that mindfulness is the "answer" to all life's problems. Rather, it is that all life's problems can be seen more clearly through the lens of a clear mind" - Jon Kabat-Zinn. Over the past few years, mindfulness has become a hot topic for personal development and well-being. Adopted from Buddhism, the aim of mindfulness is to alleviate stress and develop a habit of being more aware and alert of the 'here and now'.