You can’t escape your destiny

You can't escape your destiny. And you can't ignore your calling.... Not for long anyway! Long ago, I remember reading a book that (over) simplified life. It made sense, but as with many [...]

Every silver lining has a bloody great cloud

There’s so much to share since my last update… where to start?! I had an outpouring of love and support from my last newsletter which triggered a couple of responses. First, a big [...]

7 Steps of a Transformational Coaching Conversation

I was so taken with NLP when I first came across it because it was clearly a powerful framework for creating rapid change. I recognised this wasn’t just positive thinking or some tool or [...]

The problem of good

  Barely a week goes by without opening my BBC News app and reading of another mass killing or terrorist attack. I suspect many others are the same in their despondency and sense of [...]

Untying the Knot

One thing I know for sure is that life is complex.  We are complex.  Of course the paradox is that amidst the complexity and confusion there is simplicity in life.  But just because it’s simple, [...]

Holy Shit!

In the book Necessary Endings, Henry Cloud shares a very simple and effective way to create success in any area of your life. He says that there are three things we need to do in order to grow, [...]

Who do you want to be influenced by?

Here’s a little story. I was sat in the pub many years ago sharing the trials and tribulations of life, and especially that of my relationship. My friend, well call him Oli, says “why [...]

What do you think?

The content of our thoughts is as different as night and day. We have different thoughts, fears and dreams. But the structure, or the way of organising our thinking, is the same. One of the [...]