I am often asked, ‘What is Life Coaching?’ The Elevator Pitch The nearest analogy I can draw is that it’s a massage for the mind. Why The Massage Analogy? As with physical massage, Life Coaching addresses the knots and tensions which restrict our ability to function at our best. Sometimes massage is gentle, relaxing, soothing and […]
Today is World Mental Health Day which is spearheaded by the Take 10 Together campaign. The video below is a beautiful reminder that we can all do more to listen and allow voice and safe space for people to speak freely about how they feel. The phrase that keeps coming to mind is: We do […]
I’m sharing this because it’s enjoyable to watch and because I think it illustrates the subject of Rich Pictures beautifully. I initially posted about Rich Pictures some time ago. I believe they are a valuable tool and incredibly concise approach to reviewing our situations in the round: encapsulating what they are, what they mean to us […]
I’m very pleased to say that I am included in this recently released eBook on Kindle. This is a collective work by health and wellbeing coaches looking at various aspects of… our health and wellbeing! Each contributor has taken a particular angle, with […]
Recently, I went to a talk entitled Exercise and Happiness organised by Action for Happiness in Brighton. Exercise is part of Action for Happiness’ 10 Keys for Happier Living and as I’m an advocate of exercise as part of everyone’s Wellbeing I wanted to attend and to hear […]
We all seek balance in some form or another. For each person the definition is different; frequently including the fine-tuning of a wide range of personal & professional lifestyle factors. These factors could be: formulating a personal version of work-life balance finding ways to relax personal growth finding purpose making meaningful social interactions finding friends […]
“How dietary changes rapidly reduce cardiovascular risk but the bad behavior of Big Food is damaging your health” This was the title of a talk I attended on Thurs 1st May given by Dr Aseem Malhotra in association with The College of Medicine. It will not surprise people who know me that this is a subject I’m […]
How often are we reminded that it’s changing our mind or perspective about a difficult situation that helps us deal with it? Alot. Here’s a great TED talk given by Kelly McGonigal that puts a fun & refreshing slant on stress; how we can perceive it as well as its physiological and social benefits.
When people talk about “chemistry” in a relationship, it might just be a real chemical! Oxytoxin is the hormone. Bonding is the game. Here’s a post from Life Extension Blogger about what it does and what you can do to increase it.
TLC – The Art of Owning Your Some, Some, Some & Some This may not be the TLC you’re thinking of! Replace Tender Loving Care with Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes and it would appear that it’s what we do for ourselves that could matter just as much, if not more, than the TLC we may yearn for […]