Making Remote Working into Rewarding Work

Making Remote Working into Rewarding Work

Perhaps the newest virus that is sweeping like wildfire across the web is that of remote working as CoronaVirus drives people to work from home.  For a while, led by rather flashy digital nomads, the phrase ‘remote working’ has been akin to taking two weeks in the...
We’re Human Beings, Not Human Doings

We’re Human Beings, Not Human Doings

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi  Many of you ask me about what I read and watch.  At the moment I’m reading ‘The Magic Of Groundhog Day’ and this week I shared on Facebook what the five key messages are:  Perfectly in...
Getting to the Root of Your Anger

Getting to the Root of Your Anger

In my book Reset! I openly admit to being angry often in the past and even breaking things when I reached boiling point. Recently I had occasion to get angry again, something I hadn’t done for a long time. It made me look at this emotion. I tell my clients that...
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

This week, there was a special day. It was ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’ and I posted the graphic below on social media to mark it. I first discovered Random Acts of Kindness in the early 1990s when I was attending Tony Robbin’s ‘Unleash The Power Within’...
Surviving Valentine’s Day

Surviving Valentine’s Day

Cupid not cutting it for you today? Here is my guide to every day of the best intimacy you can achieve. Valentine’s Day is here and don’t we know it: our inboxes are pinging with special offers and romantic break ideas, adverts are telling us where to go for a lovely...
A letter to my younger self

A letter to my younger self

Change and healing only happen when you can come to a sincere and heartfelt appreciation of all of your life experiences, even the unpleasant and painful ones, and see how they have led you to being who you are today. To move beyond this will need work. You have to...
See the Good in the World

See the Good in the World

Last week, I had an overdue coffee catch up with my friend Jules. At one point she passed me a pair of heart-shaped sunglasses, saying, “try these on and look at the light”. I did and all I could see was a great big glowing heart like a neon sign. I then looked up at...
Overcoming the Brain’s Negativity Bias

Overcoming the Brain’s Negativity Bias

I love to read and to expand my knowledge about the brain so I was naturally attracted to the headline above. It led me to an article that you can read in full, here.  It is about a new book: ‘The Power of Bad: How the Negatively Effect Rules Us and How We Can...
Knowing which screw to turn

Knowing which screw to turn

Like all great teachers, motivational guru Tony Robbins is a master storyteller. Of the many stories I heard him share when I worked with him and trained with him, one stands out for me.  From memory, he told it about FedEx founder Fred Smith. The delivery service was...