Change the story
I’ve always been a daydreamer. I remember saying to someone once that I wanted to travel, move to Wales, do a PhD and have kids. They said I was being unrealistic. I wasn’t.
If you can’t dream, you don’t know where to aim and even if you don’t get exactly where you think you want … Read more
You are never alone
This has been a tricky week. Death has been in the air and the coaching sessions I have been doing but it was an unexpected visitor to my conversation with Carol Cumber of the Natural Harmony Center.
Carol has one of the dirtiest laughs I know and is playful, naughty, irreverent and fun.
She is … Read more
The importance of finding your voice
I love to write. I’m struggling to write at the moment though and I think it is because I am on screen so much with work and so missing the sound of human voices that I am making podcasts rather than writing blogs. Instead I am writing letters and a diary in pen and … Read more
Blokes, booze, banter
I have sons.
I have brought them up to talk about emotions.
I have brought them up knowing it is OK to cry.
Or rarely do.
Social conditioning is so powerful, who was I to think I would change the face of masculinity and how much was I doomed to pit … Read more
Turn your face the sun and let the shadows fall behind you
Endorphins are the chemicals which our own body produce which make us feel good. They act like natural opiods in our own body to release stress and reduce pain and to boost pleasure and well-being. These are the drugs which keep us addicted to our phones (the ‘hit’ we get from a text gives us
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