ABC’s of Getting Started

ABC’s of Getting Started

This is for those times when you’re just staring at a huge task or pile of todo’s and freeze up, paralyzed by the sheer mass of it all. This post was actually inspired by someone (you know who you are, and thanks!) who reminded me that I’d promised to explain how to get started when you just don’t know where to start. And actually, that’s where I was – 8...

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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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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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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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