My bet is you have a New Year's Resolution for 2017 that is connected in some way to your physical health: is it losing weight, upping vegetables, staying away from too much alcohol, sugar and bad fats, giving up smoking, getting more exercise?? Why do we so often forget our mental health, taking it for … Continue reading Improve your mental wellbeing for 2017, here’s how..
Did you know that only 8% of New Year resolutions are kept by the end of the year? That resonates with me, the person who vowed to exercise more (nothing much), cut down my internet shopping (not at all), drink more water and eat at least the 5 a day (5 what a day I … Continue reading CELEBRATE 2015 AND MORE OF IT FOR THE NEW YEAR, here’s what I did ….
Most of us when we think of coaching we think of slow, takes forever to get results, how could I coach anyone, I am not qualified and anyway I really do not have the time. There are many myths about coaching and one of them is that coaching is a slow process. Yes, it can … Continue reading Busy managers can coach for success…
What’s on hold for you? I’ve lots on hold, stuff I want to do, things I want to learn, places I really want to visit, but when? Why do I keep putting things off, procrastination and personality aside, I can make a start and here’s how. First, for some context, here are three things I … Continue reading So much on hold, use the ‘swiss cheese’ method to get going, now…
I was never a fan of goal-setting. I studiously avoided writing out goals for my annual performance plan and when it came to that time of year for review, usually the dreaded first few days of January, I just said to myself, well I know what I want to do and that’s enough. Sometimes it … Continue reading Why SMARTER goals always win the day
There is this amazingly simple approach used in coaching called GROW and many people use it to help them make changes in their lives, changes they always wanted to make but find difficult or about which they are constantly procrastinating. Count me in here, I am very slow to make changes, especially when they are … Continue reading Grow your own goals for Spring…..and watch them blossom into something wonderful
Last week (15th January) I was invited in to the old alma mater to give an interview for their health radio show (33:30): scary stuff as I had never been on radio before, but in the spirit of moving out of my comfort zone and trying out new things…. Anyway, the topic was on breaking and … Continue reading MAKE IT OR BREAK IT – with habits for 2015