Independence Does Not Mean Isolation

Michael Laffey LIfe Coach, Independence, Isolation

Isn’t the concept of Independence a strange thing? I’ve been pondering on it a lot recently. Not about myself at the start, but that did come as a  result. Striving For Independence From an early age we strive to be independent. We want shot of parental control, to earn our own money, buy our own things, make our […]

From Pea-Souper to Clear Vista

MIchael Laffey Life Coach Perspective Clear View Vista

When I meet people in the early stages of coaching there is a common theme. In their heads are a set of ideas. Excellent 🙂 Well, yes & no! Ideas are great if they become something and go somewhere. But what if they just keep getting bigger, murkier and don’t become or go? I never cease to be amazed how everyone […]

Speaking Up for Gym

Michael Laffey Life Coach, Gym, Positivity

Gyms come in for a bit of a bashing. Membership costs can be high, client slope off can be rapid, people can feel intimidated by some of the Bunnies & Marys and people say they are bored on the treadmill. Before someone shouts, ‘Arh but going to the gym doesn’t mean you’re healthier or fitter’, […]

The Happiness Formula

Michael Laffey, Life Coach, Happines Formula, HSCV

According to Martin Seligman (the leading cheer in Positive Psychology) there is a formula to determine your happiness levels. Following a study by Diener & Seligman which reported that the happiest people are those with a rich & fulfilling social life, Seligman introduced a happiness formula which reads as follows: With a little more detail: […]

Managing New Year’s Resolutions in 2011

Michael Laffey, Life Coach, Resolutions, New Year

Resolution Tips I know, you can’t move for reading about New Year’s Resolutions this time of year. Below you will see a few things I’ve picked up. Hopefully, some will work for you. What Is A Resolution? Once you know what it is then you can decide if you’re making one! What it is not is a wish […]