This month I was inspired by an action – to list the things I am grateful for. As part of my regular morning routine, to set myself up for the day, I affirm three things I am thankful for in my life. So, I decided to take the calendar action one step further, to consider why I am grateful for COVID 19, and focus on the positives I have achieved during the crisis.
It was during the delightful tea ceremony that we were able to find joy in the moment. What I noticed was the world seemed to slow down so we could savour every second. Sitting in an ancient temple, away from the hustle and bustle of the street, it was an almost automatic transition to a place of calm and reflection. Our surroundings welcomed us to step in and switch onto the joy of the moment.
What a time for introspection, wouldn’t you agree? Right now, for many of us, we live our days in a state of forced isolation. The impact, even though it is immense on our mental, emotional, and physical state, provides us with a unique opportunity to step inside ourselves. Unforced, liberating, and available – the act of going inside for calm when all around us is chaos.
It gives me great pleasure to introduce my first podcast guest for 2020, Kelly Drewett from Kaydee Web Ltd. Kelly is a freelance website designer, SEO guru, self-confessed web geek, digital nomad, outdoor enthusiast and she’s living her alpine dream with her husband in the French Alps.
Did you know ninety percent of my clients tell me getting things done is their #1 challenge in business? Many clients feel that due to their own and external expectations, countless distractions and an often-overwhelming self-imposed workload, there is frequently never enough time in the day, week or month to get their work done. We all get 24 hours each day, it just depends how you manage your time.
How often do you go on holiday and start to do things you fail to make time for in your everyday life, both pre and post vacation? Imagine gifting yourself a new habit you're willing to commit to making happen in your daily life at home. Because a vacation is for life, not just as an escape.
How often do you find yourself making excuses, sometimes even for the smallest reason? Imagine a different scenario where you don't make excuses and you just do it...
In November each year, I encourage my clients to review, consider and plan what they would like to achieve the following year. Make a head start, nail your thinking and focus, and take action now.
FACT: Businesses who get coached simply do better in business. Do you know where you want your business to be but you’re not quite sure how to get there?
Debbie Smith wanted to get fitter and healthier but with a busy personal and professional life, she’d been unable to make exercise part of her daily routine. Gail’s outdoor coaching programme attracted Debbie because she loves the outdoors and believes it makes her think more clearly.