The Pursuit of Freedom

Michael Laffey, Life Coach, Pursuit of Happiness, Radion 3, Free Thinking

I’m posting this as it was a pleasant surprise when I put the radio on in the car the other day. Taken from the BBC Radio3 Free Thinking Festival, it’s a good listen (overall) and an interesting reflection on what we call Freedom – personal, cultural & societal. Strangely enough, I found Germaine’s voice rather soothing; possibly […]

Learning to Bounce

Michael Laffey, Learning to Bounce, Resilience, ABC Model, Perspectives

 “Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also” – Carl Jung Believe it or not, I’m not always Mr Life is Bloomingly Wonderfully Positive. Dreaming the dream, finding the goal and planning the path all have their place. Yes, we have those times. We need them and they inspire us. They are a key part […]

Analysis Paralysis

Michael Laffey, Life Coach, Analysis Paralysis

  Somewhere recently I heard this phrase and immediately jotted it down. It’s nothing new, I know, but I’d forgotten about it and I thought it summed up a common trait when it comes to making moves in certain directions. At decision making times we may feel we need to have thought through every option imaginable, together with every conceivable […]

Flipping Lent

Michael Laffey, Life Coach, Lent, Pankcake, Flipping Lent

Today is Pancake Day and I couldn’t be more excited! I’ll be absolutely gorging on my favourite food late into the evening! And as a result, here we are at the beginning of Lent. That period where people want to give up something for 40 days; subjecting themselves to ongoing battles with the Prince of Darkness and his armoury […]