23 06, 2020

Difficult People and their negative energy

By |2020-06-23T14:43:29-07:00June 23rd, 2020|Change, Learning, Life - general, Mindset, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Difficult People and their negative energy

Once would expect at a certain time of life that challenges with difficult people would either no longer bother us, or we’d be well versed in dealing/working with them.  However, I’m finding even today, where I can pick and chose clients, friends and colleagues that that is not always so!   [...]

3 06, 2020

Going back to Work

By |2020-06-03T14:09:02-07:00June 3rd, 2020|Balance, Change, COVID19, Mindset, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Going back to Work

Anxiety As we go back to work, we will all experience some emotion around the changes in our workplace.  And, although we know that changes in how we interact with others must happen, it still affects us.  We have gone through an experience that has never happened in our lifetime, [...]

23 04, 2020

Plans are Dreams waiting to Happen

By |2020-04-23T14:22:53-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Aging, Balance, Change, COVID19, Life - general, Social Isolation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Plans are Dreams waiting to Happen

The title of this piece is a paraphrase of what Rick Steiner, PhD says, which is ‘Plans are ‘hopes’ waiting to happen’.  Right now, your dreams may be small and generous, such as hoping /praying that the predictions for deaths in this pandemic are wrong, that there will be a [...]

26 03, 2020

Changes

By |2020-03-26T13:19:41-07:00March 26th, 2020|Balance, Change, Learning, Life - general, Self Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Changes

Changes are happening day by day in these challenging times.  How are you doing?  Me, I have had a couple of days where I had slight meltdowns, panic as clients pull out of contracts, worried about their financial health, or feeling that they just aren’t able to focus on issues [...]

28 02, 2020

Retirement – What’s next for you?

By |2020-02-28T17:12:49-08:00February 28th, 2020|Aging, Retirement, Retirement Planning, Third Act, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Retirement – What’s next for you?

I was travelling last week, and at the airport met a number of people I hadn’t seen for ages. Which tells me I need to go to the airport more!  At the first airport, one of the friends I met, talked of a friend of his who had ‘been retired’.  [...]

13 02, 2020

Fear II – Losing your Memories

By |2020-02-13T13:35:38-08:00February 13th, 2020|Aging, Change, Learning, Self Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fear II – Losing your Memories

In the previous blog I spoke of fear, and the impact the ‘fear effect’ can have on us, both in mind, and throughout our body. Your greatest fear: Recently I asked on a number of 50+ women’s forums; ‘What is your greatest fear in growing old?’ The two highest responses [...]

7 01, 2020

Are you planning or dreaming this New Year?

By |2020-01-07T15:53:19-08:00January 7th, 2020|Life - general, Self Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are you planning or dreaming this New Year?

Happy New Year and Welcome 2020! If you are among the many of us that made resolutions this New Year, how are you feeling about them now, a few days into 2020? What are your resolutions and why are they important to you? Too many people declare that they are [...]

24 12, 2019

Christmas Traditions

By |2020-01-07T15:52:00-08:00December 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Christmas Traditions

As I sit and write, Christmas tradition dictates listening to the wonderful Dylan Thomas and his “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”, not my usual version taped in a noisy pub in the early 50’s, but rather a clearer version, as in my cleaning and clearing, I seem to have misplaced [...]

17 12, 2019

A different blog – thank you

By |2019-12-17T16:00:26-08:00December 17th, 2019|Learning, Life - general, Self Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A different blog – thank you

This is a different blog to the one I was going to write.  I began to write about the rush to purchase gifts for all and sundry, purchases made because we need to, ‘it’s expected’.  Gifts purchased without much thought about who that person may be, what would they love, [...]

23 09, 2019

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

By |2019-09-23T16:24:17-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Learning, Life - general, Self Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Do you ever carry stories from childhood with you?  How many times have you listened to someone tell you something negative about yourself and then adopted it, and repeated it through that inner voice in your head…. 'You eat too much, you’re not pretty, you’re not very smart, or girls [...]