Posts tagged happiness
A Simple Life Isn’t About Reducing the Amount of ‘Stuff’

There’s a prevailing philosophy that having less stuff will lead to a simpler life, and a simpler life equates to more peace of mind. Hmm. That’s the way it looks, and the way many of us think it works. But what if there’s a huge piece we’re forgetting?

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The #1 Solution to Make Life Easy… (yup, this will work for you too!)

How can we make life easy? Or at least easier? My friend was excited about the app he’d found to solve his latest problem, “I hate it ,” he said, talking about the complexity of his life, “it’s so hard!” But what if ‘easy’ doesn’t come from the app he chooses or the amount of time he spends doing tasks he loves or hates? What if an easier life comes from somewhere else entirely? Read on and let’s find out…

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100 Years of Suffrage and Why Do We Still Imprison Ourselves?

Marking 100 years of the first UK votes for women, this piece explores freedom, the kind of freedom most of my clients are looking for, freedom to do the things they want and feel the way they want to feel. What’s stopping them? And what could be stopping you?

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Bulletproof Coffee and the Misunderstanding of 'Resilience' in Life and in Leadership

Resilience goes hand in hand with phrases like ‘bulletproof’ and protecting ourselves, like we have to build an emotional kevlar suit for life, or find ‘bulletproof leadership’ in a work context. But what if there’s an easier way to experience resilience…?

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The Subtle, yet Important, Difference Between Inspiration and Motivation (The Key to an Inspired Life and a Stress-Free Day)

In conversation with a client who was feeling demotivated about her to-do list, we broke down the distinction between inspiration and motivation and how to keep ourselves in the flow.

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Preparing Versus Recovering

Yeah, I’ll take a break after the big event, said a client to me recently. I was puzzled. This was the exact opposite of what I thought she should do—and yet it’s so typical for most of us to work flat out to a deadline or a big event, and then rest after. Here’s what I think will keep you going longer and help you perform better…

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