Awareness is everything, yet achieves nothing without action

Awareness is everything, yet achieves nothing without action

My favourite types of insight are those which come from my clients and go on to inspire some kind of new thinking¬†within me. Bizarrely, it often happens that over the course of a few weeks a little theme will crop up that makes me realise “Hey, there’s...
Are forgiving & forgetting really the only options we have?

Are forgiving & forgetting really the only options we have?

On Sunday, I found myself in a position where I was neither able to forgive nor forget. Nothing major had happened. My brain had just fixated itself on a couple of things which had been said, done, not said and not done by a tiny minority of people in my life. I...
Where are you on diversion to?

Where are you on diversion to?

Many of you will already know that diversion and distraction can be great tools for managing your mood. But my use of the word ‘can’ here, is really important. You see, not all diversions are created equal. You could think of it a bit like strategies for...
Ready to embrace your dark side?

Ready to embrace your dark side?

I hope you won’t be disappointed, but this post isn’t about Star Wars. Instead, it’s all about the fact that every one of us has a dark side and how we’d probably feel much better about ourselves if we could find a way to both accept and...
Where are you living? The past, the present or the future?

Where are you living? The past, the present or the future?

A lot of the people I work with (including myself, I am of course my own most challenging client!) spend a lot of time with their heads and their attention somewhere other than right here, right now in the present moment. Some minds are regularly drawn into the past,...