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  • ‘Tis the Season … for Reflection

    I’m finding it hard to believe that Christmas is only a few days away and it’s only two weeks until the end of the year. Where did this year go? The space between Christmas and the end of the year can be a great time to take a step back and reflect on the ups […]

  • Anxiety: Fear Turned Inward

    Let’s say on more days than not you feel pretty good about yourself and how you do in most areas of your life. Then one day, you struggle, perhaps at work, perhaps under pressure from a boss who expects more of you at times than you feel capable of achieving. The stress can be overwhelming. […]

  • The Seasonal Stress Buster

    Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money. –Author Unknown I’m not sure where this year has gone, but all of a sudden Christmas is here. With so much going on at this time of year it’s quite common to feel stressed and rushed off […]

  • The John Lennon Syndrome

    Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon I love this quote from John Lennon and often share it with clients when they’re feeling frustrated because things haven’t gone the way they planned; they haven’t made as much progress as they’d hoped; or perhaps a goal that was important […]

  • Christmas Stress Survival Kit

    The holiday season is upon us — the cash tills are ringing — the car parks are chocka — the shops are heaving — and stress levels are rising. For all the perfectionists out there this time of year can be a real nightmare as The Need To Do Things Perfectly swings into overdrive.  Advertising […]