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In a busy world of work and home life, commitments, chores, responsibilities, errands, to-do lists, technology and social media, it’s vital to make time for you. Read on to learn how.

In a busy world of work and home life, commitments, chores, responsibilities, errands, demands, to-do lists, domestics, technology, social media, expectations and the like, it’s absolutely vital to factor in time for you. Quality time, proper time, enjoyable time is what I’m talking about here rather than just down time, exhausted and lacking in energy after all the other […]

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The Story of Baby Bird George - A tale of vulnerability too. One day we found a tiny baby bird lying on the road. He looked unharmed, but still too young to be left alone. What to do?

The Story of Baby Bird George A tale of vulnerability too I spent some days in July with my family in Dunkeld. And one day Isaac, my 15 year old, found a tiny baby bird lying on the road. He had fallen from a tree above. He moved him to a safer place and built […]

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Want to be more effective as a business leader? Here are my 12 top tips. Get in touch to discuss developing your leadership skills with business coaching.

Want to be more effective as a business leader? Here are my 12 (alternative) top tips: Cut your time reading emails This is absolutely essential. Restrict perusing your inbox to a maximum of three allocated time slots per day. Have a great life outside of work Get the balance right. Feel stimulated, challenged and passionate […]

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The tide is turning: a personal reflection. For those of you going through tough times, take one day at a time just and do what you can and what is needed to get through. Click through to read on.

The tide is turning: a personal reflection. For those of you going through tough times, take one day at a time just and do what you can and what is needed to get through.

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Improving our confidence and self-belief consists of a two-fold approach: to understand who we really are and to be aware of how we project ourselves. Here are my top tips for increased confidence.

Improving our confidence and self-belief consists of a two-fold approach: to understand who we really are and to be aware of how we project ourselves. Here are my top tips for increased confidence.

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Just do it! - Overcoming barriers to achieve your goals

These three little words seem very simple in the process of moving forward and taking steps to achieving what we really want in life – getting healthier, finding a partner and settling down, gaining confidence, losing weight, changing job or whatever personal goal we have. ‘Just Do It!’ seems to be the answer – just […]

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Life Coaches are often asked how quickly life coaching can achieve results. What are the secrets of success? But it's not a secret! Click through for my tips.

Life Coaches are often asked how quickly life coaching can achieve results. What are the secrets of success? My response is always the same. It’s not a secret! Life coaching, personal goal setting and taking action are all powerful things. The key however is ACTION. We can think and plan, write things down and have thoughts […]

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What is life coaching about? Coaching is professional, one to one support focusing on moving forward, step by step towards what you want from life, personally and professionally. It requires positive action and change and is empowering and rewarding. Coaching can help with business, confidence and self-esteem, career, relationships, health and wellbeing and through the many phases of life.

The What, How, Why, Who, When and Where of Coaching. Coaching is professional, one to one support focusing on moving forward, step by step towards what you want from life, personally and professionally. It requires positive action and change and is empowering and rewarding. Outcomes or objectives to work to are discussed and agreed at […]

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Motivation: Our inner drive to get things done

Motivation. We know we need to have it. We know it’s not good not to have it. How easy is it to define and get it? For me, it’s our inner drive to get things done. It’s about focus and determination. It’s about knowing what needs to be done and then doing it. It requires determination and energy, time and resources, self-belief and self-worth.

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Go outside your comfort zone - that's where you find the magic

How is your comfort zone feeling? Is it soft and cuddly, warm and fluffy, comfy and safe? Perhaps. Could it stretch? If you were to do something outwith your comfort zone now, what would it be? We’re all capable of much more than we think we are. Magic. We’re capable of magic. And breaking that barrier.

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