A Rule To Live By

Rule to live by

  This is a simple one. It’s a rule I live by. Well, it really not a rule, but what’s called (in the NLP-world) a presupposition. A presupposition is just really an assumption. It means that you decide to assume something as being true from the outset. There are many of these NLP presuppositions. (NLP…

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Why You’re Wasting Your Time with Willpower

Willpower

A strong statement. But true. When I tell people about some of my rituals – for staying in shape, keeping up to speed with my knowledge, eating well, making daily veg juices and smoothies etc, i often get responses like: “I wish I had that much willpower!” Or something along those lines. Let me tell…

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7 Ways to Stay Positive at Work

Staying Positive At Work

When I worked in Corporate London, I was like many others. Not thinking I was particularly negative, cynical or anything else. It was only when I started getting into different circles of people that I realised that I was not super positive. The new people I was hanging around seemed to do things differently. That’s…

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Stop Labelling Yourself!

Labelling People and Yourself

What do I mean by labels? I’m a mother, I’m a parent, I’m a vegan, I’m paleo, I’m a Christian, I’m a coach, I’m a salesman. There are countless labels, and often when we meet someone new we start by trying to label them. “What do you do?” “I’m an accountant” Why are labels bad…

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Change Your Peer Group – Change Your Life

Friends TV Show

You may have heard this before. We’re the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with. If that’s true — then it means that it’s probably time for some self analysis. Here’s the reality. It’s nigh on impossible to become more that you currently are, whilst holding on to the same peer…

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Simple Problem Solving Strategy

Problem Solving Strategy

  Today I thought I would share this useful and simple approach to solving any problem or challenge that you might be going through. It focusses on asking yourself 5 key questions. And the way these questions are phrased is quite important as it will set yourself up for the answer. So here goes…. 1)…

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How to stop stressing out

  Last week I was reminded of the late great Stephen Covey’s teachings of the ‘circle of concern’ and ‘circle of influence’. I’m not sure if it’s originally his or someone else’s, or a variation on the theme, but essentially it goes like this. The reason I bring this up today is that I was…

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What Kind of Workout Is The Best?

Best Exercise | Hari Kalymnios

Well, it depends. It depends on your answer to the following criteria. Take an exercise that you currently do, or are interested in and score it out of the number in brackets. Why? Because there is no one best workout, but there are the best workouts for you. And in my experience the best ones…

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