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Liar

Liar

We are very good at deceiving ourselves (this is called liar remember). We tell ourselves stories, and create narratives, reasons and excuses. We look outside of our choices and look to blame something or someone else.   Anything. As long as it’s not the truth....
Habits from Good to Bad

Habits from Good to Bad

Habits – From Good to Bad What was once a suggestion became an intention which became a habit. That habit stayed with me and became part of my identity, it was ‘who I am’. I then discovered that it wasn’t helpful now. Times change. We change....
Scared to Try

Scared to Try

What are you scared to try?   I trained as an actor. I went to drama school for three years and then spent the next ten years pursuing a career as an actor. In many ways, I failed to achieve what I set out to do. The reason? Fear. I can appreciate now how much I got...
Comparisons

Comparisons

Comparisons. One of the common issues that I work on with clients is with making comparisons – comparing themselves with others.   That’s not the issue.   It is the conclusions that we draw from that comparison that is the issue. All too commonly it is yet...
Change My Mind (Metaphors)

Change My Mind (Metaphors)

It’s very common that at some point in our life we encounter a person who changes the way we think about something. It may happen regularly of course. The more open we are then the more we are likely to allow these new influences to change us. Metaphors were one such...
Planning is helpful, but…

Planning is helpful, but…

Planning is a useful and helpful skill. It gives us the opportunity to prepare for a variety of outcomes or possibilities that may be different from what we might expect. There’s a phrase that I became aware of a few years ago – “No plan survives first contact...