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Mindless mindfulness

“I feel as though mindfulness is taking over my life”  I heard myself saying to a friend this week to which he responded, “that’s good, isn’t it?” On the one hand, yes!  It is fabulous.  I am passionate about mindfulness.  I have been practicing it for 5 […]

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Presence not Presents

When you meet someone at this time of year, what is usually the first question they ask you? “So, are you all ready for Christmas?” When you hear this, how do you feel? It is incredible how much thought, energy and financial investment goes into one day […]

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Step Away

Has anyone ever told you to “get some distance” between you and a problem or difficult situation you’ve been dealing with?   Or maybe you have instinctively known that you needed to get away from something that is troubling you. And if you have ever done it, you’ll […]

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Training your Mind for Success – Part 11 – Dealing with Overwhelm

Has anyone ever told you to “get some distance” between you and a problem or difficult situation you’ve been dealing with?   Or maybe you have instinctively known that you needed to get away from something that is troubling you. And if you have ever done it, you’ll […]

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Asking for feedback – and what to do next!

I recently asked a number of people from my network to give me some feedback.  Scary?  Yes!  Useful?  Invaluable! We all have an idea of how we come across to other people.  It could be positive, not so positive.  Our impression could be clear and strong, or […]

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Be Child-like (not Childish)

Do you ever (metaphorically of course) throw your toys out of the pram?  The answer is yes!  We all do from time to time.  We revert to our inner child and do a great impression of a 2 year old! We may not throw ourselves on the […]

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Being part of a group – why it’s so important to us

The inspiration for this blog is the fact that I have just had confirmation that I am now officially a member of the Mindfulness Association.  Why has that inspired me, I hear you ask? The sense of belonging, of being connected to like minded people who share […]

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Let the Good Stuff Soak In

Picture the scene….you’ve come up with a great idea on how to streamline and improve a process at work. It is genius, you are really pleased with yourself and so you decide to share your ideas with a few people. The first 6 people you speak to […]

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Training your Mind for Success – Part 10 – The Value of White Space

What is going on in your head right now?  A list of tasks, a running commentary of what you are doing, memories of something that happened earlier, a new idea, questions about whether you have time to read this…. And that is just the stuff you are […]

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Get resilient about change

I had my resilience tested recently, two weeks in a row. I found my entire week being thrown into disarray when training courses that I was due to run were cancelled at the last minute (on one occasion I didn’t know this until I turned up at […]

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