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End of year reflections

End of year reflections

With the dark nights and end of the year looming, I get into a very reflective frame of mind. It’s time for planning and dreaming. So turn off your brain, connect to your heart and envision your next 12 months.

If not now, then when?

If not now, then when?

There will always be a reason, an excuse as to why NOW isn’t right. You will always have too much or not enough of something. So rather than waiting for the perfect time, why not make a choice today?

The myth of the overnight success

The myth of the overnight success

It won’t happen overnight but it will happen. Overnight successes are NEVER overnight successes. The work they put into their art, their craft, their project, their business goes on WAY before they were suddenly deemed by others to be successful. What are you willing to put your time, effort and love into, no matter whether success is immediately forthcoming or not?

Step away from the uncertainty

Step away from the uncertainty

Sitting in the fogginess of your mind, not sure what you want or what next step to take can feel overwhelming. But use these 6 principles and get ready to move from uncertainty to clarity.

Some reflections on journeys

Some reflections on journeys

Reflecting on journeys – whether life, career, intrepid or management ones.

Don’t let indecision keep you from action

Don’t let indecision keep you from action

I don’t know what I want. I don’t know what job I would find interesting. I don’t know what my passions are. Life is full of uncertainty and we aren’t always clear about what our next step is. It is fine to not know and […]

Goals: To have or not to have? That is the question

Goals: To have or not to have? That is the question

Even though I was careful not to enter another event on my endorphin high after completing my first 10km swim, I’ve gone ahead and signed up for a 14km swim down the Thames next year! I’m excited by the idea of training and getting stronger […]

Just because…

Just because…

It’s just gone 10am on a Saturday morning and here I am covered in four different coloured dyes, dancing and singing to cheesy pop songs with 5,000 other fun-loving individuals. The Run or Dye 5km run is about to commence yet I don’t plan to run […]

You define yourself by your actions

You define yourself by your actions

C’mon Robyn, think of another song. Let it Go from Frozen and the Theme from the Greatest American Hero just weren’t doing it for me anymore. The song that came to mind was I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts and it put a smile […]

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

There are lots of things that you can do. Things that you are competent at, areas that you are skilled in, ideas that you can bring to life. Perhaps they are even things that other people think you are great at. But that doesn’t mean […]