What kind of coach are you?
So there I was at a training day for facilitators for the National College of Teaching Leadership and I got talking to the woman next to me, as you do. She was a deputy head looking for her first headship and she’d just finished an NLP training.’ What kind of coach are you?’ she asked.… Read more
Truth in Turkey
I actually still feel rested after our late arrival back from Turkey last week in spite of being back to early mornings and children who don’t want to be out of bed in time for school. The 16 loads of washing (OK, I exaggerate; but only slightly) are done and the cases are stored under … Read more
Accepting What Is
You’re not going to believe this; but I’m at home again with Youngest Son whose arm has healed magnificently, but who came home from school yesterday covered in chicken pox. He’s sitting plonking away at the piano as I write. he’s OK in himself, he’s just covered in little blisters and is highly contagious so … Read more
Take the Time to Stop and Stare
Hello from my desk watching the rain drizzling. I’m in between coats of blue paint in the kitchen so fingers crossed no one comes to the door as I’m in my painting clothes which have paint from over 10 years ago welded onto them. Oh, and I’ve just been for a bike ride. Multi-tasking.
The … Read more
The Randomness of Things
What a mad few weeks…I just need to share it with you as it’s so exciting!
When I was younger I imagined that I was in control of things. I thought I could control my thoughts by meditating…but actually all I did was became more aware of them.
I thought that I could control my … Read more