Let’s make it happen

Enjoy your life to the full by connecting and communicating honestly and efficiently, with yourself and with others! This for me means being aware of who you are, what your purpose is and taking responsibility for making it happen.

My intention in this blog is to share with you facts, ideas, thoughts gleaned from my experience as accredited motivational life-coach and NLP practitioner, as editor, writer, presenter, from the books I read, courses I take and reflections on my personal experiences in my professional and private life.

Each week will bring a new theme we can ponder on with view to living a vibrant, meaningful and fantastic life! I welcome all comments and exchanges.

#letsmakeithappen

Let’s make it happen

Enjoy your life to the full by connecting and communicating honestly and efficiently, with yourself and with others! This for me means being aware of who you are, what your purpose is and taking responsibility for making it happen.

My intention in this blog is to share with you facts, ideas, thoughts gleaned from my experience as accredited motivational life-coach and NLP practitioner, as editor, writer, presenter, from the books I read, courses I take and reflections on my personal experiences in my professional and private life.

Each week will bring a new theme we can ponder on with view to living a vibrant, meaningful and fantastic life! I welcome all comments and exchanges.

#letsmakeithappen

Are you communicating what you really mean?

One fact which really surprised me during my coaching studies was that communication is made up of 55% of body language, 38% of word tonality and actually only an itsy witsy 7% of actual words! That is amazing! What our bodies are then saying is closer to what we...

What you resist, persists….

I can't claim to having coined that sentence, but Carl Jung can and it is worth taking some time to realise the implications... We are what we think of most of the time so if we are telling ourselves "Whatever I do, I do not want to be like..." or "Don't smoke, I must...

How to eat an elephant

Ever had those passages in life when everything just seems too much? One moment life was slow and you were eager for something to get all excited about.The next thing you know, you are spinning out of control, with lists dancing in your head at night, waking up with a...

Putting first things first….

Well I had first hand experience of that these last 2 weeks...and all things considered didn't come out of it too bad! So what does it mean? It sounds pretty straightforward but isn't always as obvious as it sounds.The concept introduced in Stephen Covey's excellent...

Is your glass half empty or half full?

Both are correct, but which makes you feel better? When you wake up Sunday morning do you rejoice to have a full free day in front of you or do you feel depressed that the weekend is almost over? When we look at what is in the glass we are doing what is called Asset...

Training our brain to see through the rain!

So, following up from where I left it last week and the idea that we can train our brain to look at the bright side of life and every situation, in order to feel more empowered, confident and assertive.This week I would like to share some practical tips! - Know...

8 Steps to recognising and harnessing your motivation

In Spring last year, a friend nutritionist and I held a workshop on "Fit, Firm and Focussed" for the Summer which involved a part on nutrition provided by Wendy Derijk and a part on motivation presented by yours truly. Though this presentation was geared at losing...

Step 1: Write it down, make it happen

So here we go! The first Step to recognising and harnessing your Motivation, to bring about whichever change you want to make! Write it down, make it happen. The title I have given this Step comes from an excellent book of that name by Henriette Anne Klauser. So the...