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I am not my body. I am not my mind. I am spirit. I am me.

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As a child and in my teens, I always had a feeling I was meant to ‘do’ or ‘be’ someone special. I felt I was meant to be ‘someone’, that I was here on this earth for a special reason. The feeling never left me although I could never figure out what it all meant.In my 20’s and 30’s I found myself getting frustrated with life. My life seemed fraught with one challenge after another. Read more…

What is the Difference between a Life Coach and a Counsellor? A Simple Explanation for You…..

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It can be difficult at times to know which personal development professional to approach when you are either struggling in life or when you want to make positive life changes.  In fact, one of the questions I am often asked as a Professional  Coach is whether life coaching and counselling are one and the same thing. The work of a life coach and the work of a counsellor are in fact very different, so I thought it may Read more…

Who are the best Life Coaches in Scotland? Recommendations for you.

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Are you  looking for a great life coach, life mentor or personal development coach in Scotland?Whilst I’d love the chance to personally earn your business, and whilst I have coached and mentored scores of people across the Globe to  achieve the transformations they want in life since setting up my coaching practice in 2010,  I am aware that it is important to work with life coaches who are a good fit for you and that you Read more…

Love is a ‘doing’ word. ‘Be’ and ‘do’ love today.

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Today is Valentine’s Day, and it seems appropriate to pop in briefly and spend a few moments sharing with you my thoughts on love.  Especially since I have just had a conversation with a lady who told me she has been ‘searching for love’ for thirty years.Well, I’ll be honest, I don’t see love as a  ‘thing’ – something to ‘find’, seek out or capture. I don’t see love as something tangible that you can see and hold Read more…

Got the January Blues? 11 Practical Ways You Can Start to Feel More Positive About Your Life

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Suffering from the January Blues and lacking motivation?Know that every so called ‘problem’ emerges originally from a mindset – a certain way of thinking –  and every solution emerges from a mindset as well.Today, as I am writing this Blog, it is the Monday the 16th January and being referred to by many as  ‘Blue Monday’. Know however ‘Blue Monday’ (officially apparently the most depressing day of the year!)  is not a ‘real or tangible thing’ – Read more…

Meaningful and Important Questions To Ask Yourself At the End of Each and Every Day

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In today’s busy world  many people strive for business and financial success, high performance and personal achievement.Many of my private life coaching and mentoring clients work with me because they want to achieve more with their lives and be better at all they do.I am the same. I want those things also. I am and always have been an ‘achiever’ and see myself as a life long learner. I intentionally step into each day seeing myself being an even Read more…

3 Reasons Positive Affirmations Won’t Work For You!

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You only have to look at my Facebook or Twitter pages to know that I am a lover of empowering and positive affirmations. I started consciously using them back in 2002 when I became passionate about my own personal development and made a decision to transform my life. Positive affirmations are positive statements in the present tense that feed positive messages to your mind and open the way for positive change for you. To this day I Read more…

The Problem With Fairytales and Stories of Magic Genies…. It’s just not life!

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I want to share with you something really personal; I have always loved fairytales.As a young child I imagined that the fairy on top of the Christmas tree would come alive each year and magic me a miracle. I read the story of Aladdin and his magic genie over and over, and I watched the film Cinderella so many times I believed my fairy Godmother would grant me my Prince Charming at some point in Read more…

What is NLP? How can NLP help me live my best life?

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“NLP provides a way to look past the behavioural content of what people do to the more invisible forces behind those behaviours; to the structures of thought that allow people to perform effectively.”   Robert Dilts ‘Modeling with NLP’If you have heard the term ‘NLP’ used and always wondered what NLP is, this Blog is for you.In this Blog I am going to explain in a very straight forwards and simple way what the letters N.L.P. stand for and Read more…

What is the purpose and meaning of life?

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Often in life we meet people who  lack motivation,  feel  ‘fed up’ with life, are depressed or troubled.It may be one of our family or loved ones, or one of our friends or colleagues.  We can feel so helpless and unsure how we can help them.At times the person who is fed up with life may even be ourselves.We can find ourselves asking :“What is it all about, this thing called life?”“What is the meaning of life?”“What is the purpose of it Read more…
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