How to know when you have a green tail… When one person tells you “you have a green tail, you think they’re crazy. When two people tell you “you have a green tail,” you think it’s a conspiracy. When three or more people tell you “you have a green tail,” you turn around and notice.
It’s never too late to initiate a good intention. Change Requires Awareness and Action You are well into your resolutions of this new-year or are you? My current article once again examines the notion of Noticing. To follow through on a well-intended goal and bring about impactful change, you need to notice what it is you want to
Change requires Awareness A businesswoman, (let’s call her Janice), who after having gone through a difficult personal crisis, made the well-intentioned decision to shift her life-priorities. Janice resolved to reduce her workload so that she could fit in the meaningful yet overlooked and unattended aspects of her life. Janice enjoyed the challenges of her career
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued is always just beyond your grasp but which, if you will sit down quietly may alight upon you.” -Nathaniel Hawthorne I love this perspective on happiness. It’s gentle, patient, welcoming and fully trusting. I once had a dream in which I was a butterfly and I flitted and
So you’re feeling unsettled in your life. You’re ready to do more; do “different”. You’re tired of being stuck in a rut of immobility. You’ve committed to change. You’re open to hearing feedback. You’re ready to transform your life. So “now what?” You’ve taken a big step in acknowledging that you need change and now
How much better would your life be with a little more smiling? Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone, especially during this festive season, is a friendly smile. It can become contagious. It can go viral. Have we not all marveled at the massive success of a song, someone’s noble efforts or simple yet
For personal change to happen you need to be open to it. Often you may be motivated to change your behaviour when you receive positive and constructive feedback from others. However if there is judgment or a self-righteous flavour attached to the feedback, you can spiral into a defensive response. You want to be accepted
Have you ever wondered why you seem to be constantly “spinning your wheels” in your life? You know the feeling… working hard to secure your future but in reality being stuck in your daily routine, not really making headway. Liken it to a mime character that appears to be walking forward but in reality is
My past messages to you have been around the concept of Noticing. Noticing one’s life always has an outcome. Sometimes it can be a passive outcome where it can initiate thought and sometimes it can be an active outcome where it can trigger change. It can be defined as the actof noticing or the art of noticing? Sometimes, both exist in tandem.
It is interesting what happens when one draws attention to something. In my last newsletter, I wrote about the importance of noticing. . . noticing myself and the world around me. Although I have been honing my skills around this practice for many years I feel by drawing my attention to it in a very
The concept of noticing has been a source of fascination for me for decades, dating back to my days as a Specialized Kinesiology or Brain Gym Consultant. My approach then was consistent with my Coaching approach today . . . define and refine your personal awareness and notice what you truly value, need, and desire. By understanding
It’s been a little over a year since we celebrated one of the most successful Olympic and Paralympics events. The often nail-biting excitement of watching, on TV, these world class athletes perform within milliseconds of one another was only surpassed for me by being onsite and watching them in person. Yes, I was fortunate enough