Posted 79 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Happiness is a sense of joy, contentment and is linked to our overall sense of wellbeing. Often referred to as 'the pursuit of happiness,' the idea of this contentment has become somewhat elusive.
Posted 243 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Resilience refers to your innate ability to recover and bounce back from life’s challenges. People have strong resilience are better able to deal with stress and pressure. Research shows resilient people are also more positive and are able to maintain a sense of calm in intense and stressful situations.
Posted 817 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 1062 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 1307 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 1377 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'.
Posted 1419 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Looking back at my own journey and the investment I've made in my professional development and personal growth, I can see this really has made a hugely positive impact on both my career and life in general. First and foremost, I believe the key to success is confidence.
Posted 1426 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
In today's world, more people are finding it harder to cope with day to day stress. Regardless of occupation, seniority, or salary, we're spending more of our days feeling drained and out of control, instead of focused and calm.
Posted 1461 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
One of the exercises that I use with clients is the "but why?" challenge. Whether you have children or not, you are bound to remember this phase either from using it yourself or hearing it on repeat by someone else's child.