Category Archives: Life Mastery

A Life Purpose is NOT essential

The internet has an abundance of sites on “How to find your Life Purpose“. You will probably have heard that your life is not worth much if you have not worked out your Life Purpose. Life Purpose is sold as … Continue reading

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Building your Confidence Muscle

Do you feel great when you feel confident? Do you perform well when you feel confident? Would you like to consciously build you own confidence? You and I both know that confidence is an asset. Yet how often do we doubt ourselves and … Continue reading

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To be significant – what does it take?

A coach of 22 years, Ronald Chapman wrote in a recent copy of Toastmaster: Nothing of significance can be born without major discomfort and disruption. Read it again! I recently asked a group of people what they thought their life … Continue reading

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Joy Unpacked by Experts

In our Coaching Culture Club meetings, we each make a commitment towards the end of the meeting. At the beginning of the next meeting, we tune into accountability by giving one word that describes how well we kept our commitment. … Continue reading

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Deconstructed cottage pie

  The kitchen was full of energy: pots boiling , food processor slicing and grating, steamer steaming. I had started dinner very late and cottage pie was on the menu.   There are a number of steps to cottage pie: … Continue reading

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The Craziest Competition of All

I walked out this morning at 6:30, hoping it would be cool. My dog was, as usual, beside himself with excitement. As we (my dog and me) rounded the bend, I noticed a young man with the biggest mop of … Continue reading

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Warning: huge losses due to busyness

What I read this morning led me to answer a question in my journal, and this sparked an awful realization for me. My busyness could be an issue. One of my closest and dearest friends often calls me “Busy Bee’. I … Continue reading

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What you do today defines you tomorrow

Every now and again I read something that makes a light bulb go off in my head – it’s that elusive “aha” moment that we all enjoy. I’ve had a mad and crazy year. I have made more mistakes in … Continue reading

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7 Steps to Improve your Emotional Intelligence

What exactly is EQ (emotional intelligence)? Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, understand and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. This intelligence includes your ability to be aware of your own and other’s emotions and using emotions effectively to … Continue reading

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The role you play in a bad relationship

If I were to tell you that you have   played a role in your bad relationship, you will probably get all defensive. More so if you play the blame game: It’s all your partner’s fault. Bear with me. If it’s your partner’s … Continue reading

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