PRECIOUS FRIENDSHIPS

I haven’t written in the last few weeks because but life has been busy!. I finished my second book ‘Taking the Stress Out of Leadership!’, and except for having the cover designed, this will be sent to Amazon for its print on demand section soon. I will also turn it...

Making mistakes

Recently, I was asked to comment on BBC radio Kent as I often am. The subject was making mistakes and the impact that can often have if you’re in the public eye. There had been an unfortunate incident where a cricketer had tampered with the ball. His apology both on...

Stop Thinking, Start Living: Book review

Last week I wrote a blog based on the key messages from this book because I felt it was a valuable insight in to how to avoid thinking too much. This week my associate Georgina, has written a critique of the book covering the main points and what she recommends we put...

Do you think too much?

I have recently been reading an excellent book. I stumbled across it because a client recommended it. It’s called ‘Stop Thinking, Start Living’, and it’s by Richard Carlson. It is in fact a few years old now having been written in the 1990s but is quite brilliant in...

 Handling Negative Emotions is a Life Skill

All of us in life at one time, if not regularly, experience negative and often intense emotions. Feelings of sadness, frustration, anger, and disappointment all serve a purpose, but often their purpose is lost. In our haste to anaesthetize ourselves we prefer, or even...

Self-worth and why it’s still worth it!

Many people would be forgiven for thinking self-worth is the same as self-belief and they’d have a point. These two are like sisters that do great things for each other if they get on! The trouble starts if you have one concept that is out of balance with the other. I...

The Big C – the Silent Killer

Over two years ago my family had a conversation that resulted in the sad, but necessary, decision to place my father in a Home. His Alzheimer’s had reached an advanced stage and my mother at 83, no longer felt she could cope, something which I had enormous sympathy...

Can men and women ever speak the same language?

 Men and women are fundamentally different in many ways especially in the way that we think; Structurally our brains are different but not hugely, so why is it that the way that we think and consequently communicate is so different? Brain structure and processing...

Why is My Child So Stressed?    

You may be forgiven for thinking – what do children have to be stressed about? Being a child is the easiest time of your life.  Well, if you remember your childhood, then you know that this is not always true. As soon as you start school, the stress seems to start;...