We are half way through the year 2020, a year synonymous with pandemic and lockdown, a year that, to many, represents loss in time, life and income while overladen with so many unanswered questions.
The accumulative effect of this is not always that overt. People valiantly try to keep it together maintaining a […]
For some of you, anxiety over Covid 19 is all you can think about.
It’s a time of uncertainty, confusion and fear
with added stress over this new way of life.
Being human and battling with these new levels of stress, many of you just want to talk […]
Many, many years ago I embarked upon a sailing trip across the Indian Ocean in a 55ft (16,764m) yacht, from Durban, South Africa to Fremantle/Perth Australia. The estimated duration for the trip was six weeks. There were six of us on board.
Other than a ‘temperamental’ radio system for calling the […]
As the festive season and year-end holidays envelop us, we swing between times of interactive family hype and time-out zones of contemplative musing. Without the daily routine of work commitments, our mental scanner has more opportunity to reflect on the past year’s twists and turns, losses and gains. And that’s where the power of […]
I had a client who was loathe to switch off her cell phone during her coaching sessions, in fact at any time. Sound familiar? It’s just another example of how cell phone dependency has surged into lifestyles around the world. But with my client, I’ll call her Tracy, it was more than just keeping herself […]
Upholding a self-image is unnecessary high maintenance.
Understanding that we are the believer of our thoughts, explains the mask or image that we outwardly portray. The underlying obsession that we all have mirrors the self-image. And to this image we add the perceptions of others as they relay the story of ourselves to us. […]
Whenever I raise my aversion to competition and the incessant promotion of its so-called virtues, such as being healthy for society, I am somewhat bemused by the general response advocating that it’s an essential precursor to motivation.