The Unavoidable Truth About Creating Change

The path to create change is not linear

Creating change in your life or work can feel like travelling a challenging and unknown road - full of uncertainty, twists and turns. It can sometimes even feel like riding a roller coaster - sometimes shooting forward, sideways, backwards and even upside down! Sometimes it is exhilarating, exciting and a great adventure. Sometimes it is scary and stomach churning. With all the twists and turns that happen during periods of change, it is … [Read more...]

Thoughts on life following the sudden death of a friend

Thoughts following the death of a friend

On Saturday 1st March 2014 at 9.0am my husband and I took some time to go and sit quietly together to pay our respects to Judy Martin who had passed away suddenly, aged only 49, a month earlier. We had chosen that day and time as it was at exactly that time that a memorial service was being held in New York. We weren’t able to get to New York for the memorial so we decided to pay our respects by creating quiet time to reflect on our … [Read more...]

How to manage a sudden change in your life and work

How to manage sudden change

Last week we removed our son from school, permanently. From now on his education will be based from home and out in the big wide world. Whilst it was something we had been looking into it wasn’t something we had planned to do immediately. However, for a variety of reasons, it became apparent that it was in our son’s best interests and would also significantly benefit our family life, on many different levels, to do it straight away. At the … [Read more...]

Is your cell phone killing your personal effectiveness?

Is your cell phone killing your personal effectiveness

I have never been a really big cell phone user. But recently I noticed that I was using it a bit more than I really wanted to or was healthy. Instead of using it with a set purpose or intention I had, on occasions, started to use it in a way that damaged my personal effectiveness and didn’t best serve my life, business and relationships. So me, my husband and son sat down to have a family meeting on the subject. We discussed what purpose … [Read more...]