August 9, 2020

My apologies right from the start if you’ve hooked into this Post thinking I have the secret to shedding pounds or tightening up your waistline. Whilst I can certainly offer some tips in this area, if this is something you are interested in I am pretty sure my tips are...

August 2, 2020

If my work was a cake, a couple of the main ingredients would include curiosity and exploration.

I bring up 'exploration' because I was watching a movie recently and heard a quote from TS Elliot's, Little Gedding, Four Quartets that I've always liked and each time I hea...

July 26, 2020

Many times over these recent months I’ve heard many people ask questions like: 'will things ever be the same', '(when) do you think things will go back to normal', 'life is so different now' etc

What variants of those have you heard or possibly said yourself?

Life is dif...

July 19, 2020

When I remember back to plunging or being immersed into cold water (a swimming pool, the sea, a shower etc) I can feel my body tensing up, often even before the event in preparedness and readiness for what’s about to happen. Whereas stepping into a heated swimming pool...

July 12, 2020

I recently heard someone say, ‘all you need is one match to start a fire’. This was suggested in a positive way, albeit has made me reflect on areas of life where one thing (small or large) has made a difference and created an impact…either positively or negatively.

If...

July 5, 2020

Our bodies are primed to respond to danger in what’s commonly called the ‘fight or flight’ response.

This is innate and primal and can be a life saver in times of real crisis or threat. Fortunately for most of us, it will be incredibly rare that we truly experience such...

June 25, 2020

Back to normal or forward to something new?

Since the pandemic hit and lockdown took place I’ve heard a number of discussions around the subject of, ‘will things ever go back to how they were’? Some have posed the question slightly differently, asking, ‘when will things...

June 18, 2020

We’ve all got our favourite movie quotes or lines from a song that move us or resonate.

Quite often I find such quotes or lines arise unexpectedly and so it was the other day when I was flicking channels and caught the final ever episode of the long running American sit...

June 13, 2020

t’s funny how certain words, especially when read can trigger other words, thoughts or meanings. As I spelled out and wrote the word FOCUS, immediate the words HOKUS POCUS came to mind and then the word MAGIC.

That wasn’t the point of this blog so I will take a breath a...

June 4, 2020

Many years ago, in a land and time far far away....

…..Jo Rowling best known of course for her Harry Potter series but worthy of so much more recognition and appreciation than this. An accomplished author across many genres, philanthropist and motivator for many, she ha...

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