Finding Balance

Finding Balance

For ever so long I have thought that finding balance is about finding a position like this: Serene. Superserene, in fact. In control. Perfect. Definitely something to STRIVE FOR. And not let go of once I have it. The way this looks in my life is pretty much an impossible frozen moment of having everything sorted and organised and just the way it “should” be. Erm… reality...

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Wolves

Wolves

There’s a old story about a Cherokee elder, speaking to his grandson, carefully explaining to the child one of life’s truths. “Inside me, there is a terrible battle. I have two wolves. And they fight at each other all the time.” “One of these wolves is terrible. He is fear, and shame. He’s hate, and jealousy, and rage. He’s despair, and sorrow, and...

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Why can’t I just START?

Why can’t I just START?

Some days, I just feel time slipping away, and That Task doesn’t get done. It doesn’t even get started. I fill my time chatting online, sorting my shoes, eating, napping… you name it. Tick-tick-tick. Then the great big PROCRASTINATION label comes down and zonks me in the head. Well, I am a coach. So this is how I start acting like one. Applying the most important and sacred...

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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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