Essential self

Don’t forget the brilliant part of you that is always there…. Embrace the dark places to really see your essential self. Sometimes it is in silence that you can hear. Photo attributions: CC 2.0...

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Prison of your own mind

Prison of your own mind

Does it feel like you are clenching bars to your face, looking out at the rest of the world? Does it feel like somehow you are tuned into a different channel to just about EVERYONE? When you feel completely lost in your life, and there’s nowhere that you can look that makes sense or feels free, it feels like you are in a prison. Wherever you look, there are obligations, and things that you...

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Doing things for your tomorrow-self

Doing things for your tomorrow-self

I’ve been playing with this idea for the last few days now, and it seems to have been helpful, so I want to explore it here. A few days ago I was talking to my lovely friend when she asked my advice: “Cath, should I go and buy some food now, or go home and make something out of the very last food in the house? It leaves me with NOTHING for tomorrow and then I will absolutely have to...

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Boiled frogs

Boiled frogs

(Disclaimer: no frogs were harmed in the making of this blog) So, one of life’s great questions, and I bet you didn’t even realise it, is “How do you boil a frog?” You’d think, wouldn’t you that you just get a pot of boiling water. Add a frog. and voila! end of discussion. But no… you see, if you do that, then the frog will LEAP OUT IMMEDIATELY…...

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About a Squirrel

About a Squirrel

Squirrels?! How do squirrels relate to coaching? Well, it is a sad fact that these rather skittish and nimble creatures often get squashed on highways. A puzzle indeed. A squirrel can spend some time happily on one side of the highway, in the grass and undergrowth there, and really get to know it. Maybe even store and miraculously remember where some stashed nuts are in the area. But at some...

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