Life Coaching Articles

An easy yet powerful way to calm anxiety

An easy yet powerful way to calm anxiety

Although we shy away from fear, it is essential to a healthy life. Fear heightens our senses, creates focus and guides us towards safety. Fear is our intuitive voice that tells us to run, shout, stay still, be silent, crouch, hide or do whatever is needed in that...

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Five tips to survive and thrive working at home

Five tips to survive and thrive working at home

During the pandemic many of us had to adjust to working from home. Some people loved it—while others hated it. Whichever camp we fell into back then, there is no denying the seismic shift in working from home. So here are some...

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Personal boundaries and how to say ‘no’ gracefully

Personal boundaries and how to say ‘no’ gracefully

Have you ever felt uncomfortable when someone did or said something to you? Or were shocked, angry or felt like the wind was taken out of your sails? Or even vulnerable? Does a certain someone do or say things to you like this on a regular basis? Most of us can...

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Stuck at a crossroads in life? Which way forward is best?

Stuck at a crossroads in life? Which way forward is best?

Are you at a crossroads in life? Do you want—or need—to travel in a different direction? But wanting to do this, and actually doing it, is not the same thing. Often people really want to make changes to their life, but overwhelm keeps them stuck. Sometimes the vast...

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How intuition can improve decision making

How intuition can improve decision making

I have been intuitive all of my life, but I didn't know it until I was 40! Up until then I thought my intuitive messages were just lucky breaks or part of my quirky personality that sometimes sees things differently. There were times however, when people were...

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7 Tips to make the New Year fabulous

7 Tips to make the New Year fabulous

There is a surge of energy in the air as we fly into 2020 and the new decade. 2020 is a Leap Year too, which I believe adds a magical energy. So, in the dying days of the old year, it's time to think what it you want and think about will make you happy. With that in...

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Loneliness: You are not alone

Loneliness: You are not alone

The following article on loneliness first appeared on my Red Dandelion website in 2013. It feels timely to share this slightly edited version, because it feels like more people are struggling with loneliness than ever before. Or perhaps people are being more open...

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You can do it – and what to do when you feel you can’t

You can do it – and what to do when you feel you can’t

‘I can’t do it!’ I moaned to Dad—embarrassingly, on a fairly frequent basis. It didn’t matter whether I was stuck on a school project, a swimming goal or anything else—his calm reply would always be, ‘There’s no such word as can’t’ with just the occasional ‘There’s...

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Changing your thinking

Changing your thinking

The way we are experiencing time is getting faster. To prosper in this new world, we need to think in new ways to be more effectively.

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Unable to sleep? Wide awake or so sleepy?

Unable to sleep? Wide awake or so sleepy?

How is your sleep these days? When did you last leap out of bed in the morning feeling totally refreshed and raring to go? OK, some people never leap out of bed! But feeling refreshed—when was that? If it's a distant memory, then you are definitely not alone. So many...

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Time Management: Running—but getting nowhere fast?

Time Management: Running—but getting nowhere fast?

Time is making fools of us again—J K Rowling We think of time management as a business term—but it equally applies to our everyday lives too. Perhaps it has always been so, but over the last few decades there has been an ever-increasing expectation of what we have to...

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How well are you looking after you?

How well are you looking after you?

Isn't it funny how our views change over time? As a newbie student at CoachU, learning the tools to become a Life Coach, a good deal of time was spent on our own self-development—to let go of our 'stuff'. To help us do this, we were encouraged to do the 'Extreme...

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Are you desirous or needy?

Are you desirous or needy?

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything—Napolean Hill There is frequently an inner conflict when we ask ourselves what is it that we want? Is it wrong to want more than we have?...

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Attract wonderful things into your life

Attract wonderful things into your life

Thoughts are magnetic, and thoughts have a frequency. As you think, those thoughts are sent out into the Universe, and they magnetically attract all like things that are on the same frequency. Everything sent out returns to source. And that source is You Rhonda Byrne...

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Are you stressed out? And at the end of your tether?

Are you stressed out? And at the end of your tether?

Are you stressed out? Or just a little stressed? Or do you shine when others complain they can't take it any more? Is there really good stress and harmful stress? And if you feel you're at breaking point, how can you re-balance yourself to feel good again? What is...

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Who are you? Do you hide your authentic self?

Who are you? Do you hide your authentic self?

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind, don’t matter and those who matter, don’t mind. Dr Suess If I asked who are you how would you reply? Would you begin by telling me your name, what you do for a living, where you live and where you’re from?...

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