A Taste of My Own Medicine

Michael Laffey Life Coach, A Taste of My Own Medicine

Here I was in a situation where I knew what to do. I also knew what I wasn’t doing. I had associated for too long with the problem, but I wasn’t improving upon  it. Along came an opportunity to act as coachee for a supervised trainee coach. Here’s what happened… The Coaching Process Session 1 got the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]