An adventure always starts with the first step
How many times have you said to yourself, ‘I can’t because…’, for which fill in…because I have kids, because I work, because I don’t have time, because I don’t have money, health, the right kit, the right look, partner, car…the list is endless of all the things we don’t have or are not yet able … Read more
Let music bring you home
Do you remember the days when you could dance, with friends?
I look forward to those days again.
They days at the Alternative Nights where I would dance, without needing a drink, just the pounding of the bass-beat to the likes of The Cult and The Cure.
Then the festivals, the sun, Sinead O’Connor, Marilyn … Read more
Water runs down hill….
Children don’t do what I did in my twenties with Clare. Do not hitch hike to France and find yourselves in an isolated house with a hoard of hard drinking male truck drivers. Do not. We survived unharmed and emerged into the daylight wiser and saved by two nice guys who had stopped the rattling, … Read more
Step up, have fun, go for it!
Have you ever done that thing that so many coaching clients of mine have done (and so I have), where we count ourselves out, before we ever stepped in. ‘Oh there’s no point asking for promotion/ applying for that job/ asking that person’ because they will ‘say no /reject me/ be angry/ think I’m silly.’… Read more
Remember when we could travel further than the corner shop?
I consider myself to have been so lucky. When I was about eight we travelled to Italy for the first time to see family. I remember it seemed very exotic and that the neighbours’ kids didn’t really know what to make of it.
Then in the lower sixth I organised a trip (using Persil tokens) … Read more
Self worth and awe
Do you know there is a difference between guilt and shame? Self-worth and awe?
I met John Perry on my Barefoot training course 10 years ago and something he said about Driver Behaviours was part of what gave me the push to leave my marriage. I don’t think we have spoken since then, but we … Read more