Monday Mindset

Sometimes all you need to do is BREATHE

23000 times..… Did you know that is approximately the amount of breaths we take each day. How many of those do you think you were actually mindful of yesterday? None, 10, 100? Thank goodness breathing is automatic. (Imagine if we had to actually remember to do it!) But just because it is automatic, doesn’t mean…

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Why failing makes you a winner

What is your tolerance for failure? Would you say it is high, medium or low? Cast your mind back to the last time you failed to get something you wanted Or failed to reach a goal. How many times did you try before you gave up? Once, twice … five times? NOW Imagine, if you…

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Don’t let ‘you’ ruin your day

How long do you hold a grudge for? How long do you stay stressed and frustrated or angry when someone annoys you or life isn’t going your way? For most people the answer can be … Quite a long time.Too long, most likely. But did you know that scientific evidence shows That the life span…

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Better than fine: How are you today?

How are you today? Seriously, how are you? When someones asks you that question, what is your automatic response? For most people the answer generally lies along the spectrum of Ok to fine….. Really is everyone OK? Are we all just fine? I know life isn’t always a bed of roses, but surely we can…

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Pay attention! Don’t waste your time.

Life = Time (profound, I know 😉!) Everything we experience is made up of moments of time. And we all know that time is our most precious resource. We all feel like we never have enough and would definitely like as much as we can get. And yet….. We spend it so recklessly. Spending it…

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Does it always feel like you never have enough time?

One of the biggest reasons I hear from my clients (and anyone really) as to why they don’t do something they really want to do, is…… TIME! I hear it so often, I don’t have enough time, If I can find the time I will …. Or if only I had enough time I would…

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How to change your day with a smile

Can you remember the last time a friend shared a really great joke or funny story? How you laughed together, How you slapped your sides, How your eyes watered, And your tummy muscles hurt? And then, when you walked away from that moment, How your mood felt a little lighter, How your day seemed that…

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Are you the elephant or the mahout?

Striving for anything worthwhile takes a lot of effort. It can be hard, and even unpleasant, work at times. Inevitably on the journey towards any goal There are going to be moments when you just want to STOP. Never is this more apparent to me than when I am training for an endurance event. I…

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What would your younger self think of you now?

Have you read Liane Moriarty’s book “What Alice Forgot”? (I just finished it. It’s a fun read, great for a holiday) If you haven’t, let me catch you up on the premise…….. 39 year old Alice falls over in a step class, Hits her head -hard. And wakes up believing she is her “29 year…

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Why you need to be asking yourself better questions.

Have you ever taken the time to stop and consider the kinds of questions that you ask yourself on a daily basis? Consider this ,  We all have incredible human brains. Our own personal, built-in super computer. These amazing brains work tirelessly for us, finding answers to all the questions that we ask of it.…

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