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How to be happier and more productive

Posted by on June 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

During the time I’ve been doing one-on-one sessions, classes and workshops I’ve noticed a common theme – that women in most if not all areas of life put everyone else (partner, kids, work) first and are paying the price, feeling stressed, overwhelmed, exhausted and miserable and feeling as if they have lost their identity and wondering where their life has gone.   Have you been doing everything for everyone else and nothing for you? Are you buried under work and family commitments?      You don’t even know what you...

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My latest travels

Posted by on June 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For those of you wondering where I am and where I’ve been, I’ve spent the afternoon with my mother in the garden and I’m recently back from a week in Orlando, home of Disney World where I attended a marvellous business-building event where I, amongst other things, shot a video which you’ll see on my website in due course and met with some of my fellow authors for an anthology titled Chocolate and Diamonds for the Woman’s Soul which will be published in September.  Fun, fun, fun. And I even got to see a little of...

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Fun and Freedom

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

This isn’t me, but it shows beautifully how I spent my childhood before I started school.  Every morning my grandpa would walk over to collect me and give my mother the opportunity to catch up with her jobs. We would go down to the shore and if the tide was out revealing the sand I would get busy with my bucket and spade while my grandfather looked for driftwood. I was always out in the fresh air, wrapped up in winter like the kiddy in the picture and was content for hours with my bucket and spade.  I’m thankful  I had this freedom as a...

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Hi from the North of England

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 6 comments

 This is a picture of the Roman Bath House at Lancaster Castle. I had 2 and a half hours to wait for my train. I’d checked with a station staff member who asked if I’d just flown in.  My first thought was Do I look that bad? Then I realised my bag still had the labels on. No hesitation, he found a creative way to unburden me of my luggage* and sent me off to take a look around Lancaster Castle which overlooks the railway station.  Have you been up there?  Er, not for about 50 years.  Off you go then. It was the best thing he could...

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Generous to a fault?

Posted by on April 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

 Are you a nurturer and a giver? Many times we exhaust ourselves and our resources by giving too much. Are you digging yourself a hole? Taking on responsibilities we don’t need to or are not asked to do is one of the ways we begin to lose our balance and slide down the slippery slope from generosity to martyrdom. Putting yourself first requires you evaluating the tasks you’ve taken on: Ask yourself why you took on the task in the first place?  Did someone make a request of you?  Is this something I still need to do? Did you jump in...

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Special offer for April

Posted by on March 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Special pricing for April.  Here’s your opportunity. Free your neck and shoulders, release the tension you are holding. Unlock the tightness in your hips. I have lots of space to fill in April at the False Creek location, so I’m offering an unbeatable deal. 3 one-on-one sessions for the price of 2, which is a value of $360.   If your body feels knotted and tense, why suffer?   $240 gives you 3 sessions to focus on whatever is causing you discomfort in your body.  3 consecutive sessions will get you great results.  You’ll...

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Socialise and Share

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Getting together with a bunch of wonderful women this evening I realised how powerful it is when women come together and how necessary it is to socialise to share our hopes and fears.  We realise that we are not alone and that simply voicing any fears helps to take that fear away. We spoke about ageing and our fears and beliefs around ageing.  Just talking and sharing gives strength and opens possibilities.  Women are natural encouragers. Isolation is not healthy.  It’s good to have a safe place to share where you can be yourself and not...

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How critical is your thinking?

Posted by on March 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How critical is your thinking?   Do you believe everything you read? Or everything someone tells you? Or everything you see on the internet?   You probably filter information coming at you and discard most of it.   Or do you?   We didn’t know how to edit incoming information when we were 5 years old.  We soaked everything in like a sponge.   We still do soak in a lot of information subconsciously and unconsciously – at least now we can examine our beliefs around the information and see if it really holds...

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Less is more

Posted by on March 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A little of what you fancy does you good – as my grandmother used to say. And that’s exactly it.  A little.  And enjoy it.  Really take the time to enjoy it. The harm comes from guilt.  If you are thinking “Oh, I shouldn’t be doing this” as you eat your favourite dessert, then those negative thoughts cause your body to be flooded with negative emotions, whereas if you are enjoying every single spoonful and savouring every mouthful, the body’s response is very different.  Deprivation doesn’t work – have a little and enjoy...

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Do this and feel better

Posted by on March 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

“Think outside, no box required” I saw this quote recently and was captivated by the simplicity yet profundity of the statement. The Oxford definition of a box is: 1a container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid 2an area or space enclosed within straight lines There are not a lot of boxes in nature. How many of us would benefit by taking a break, leaving our respective boxes, whether it’s the home or the office, and going outside and simply taking a walk. Taking a walk gets the body...

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