Category Archives: Choices

How to Kill Task Avoidance

There were some tasks  I just didn’t get done before we went away in December. Every time I looked at my to-do list, I’d see certain items, and then pretend they weren’t there. Invariably I would  choose  something else to … Continue reading

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Is it possible NOT to judge?

The answer is NO. It is impossible not to judge. We do it unconsciously all day every day. The process is instantaneous and usually unconscious. We are not even aware that we are judging. Let’s look at how this happens: … Continue reading

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13 Sailing Lessons for Ladies

Sailing the Adriatic Sea was an awesome adventure. In honour of Woman’s Day I thought I’d share some lessons  learnt – from a woman’s perspective. Sailing Lessons for Ladies 1. Take an experienced sailor with you. Look, if you go … Continue reading

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How long are you going to tolerate this?

I’d had enough. This was two years ago.  I could no longer put up with a messy bathroom. So I got stuck in on Saturday  emptied the cupboards, threw away old medicine and cosmetics, sorted and cleaned. Then I visited … Continue reading

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The Big “F” Word

Have you ever been tempted to blame your past for your current status? Its such an easy trap to fall into. Yet, it dis-empowers. One way to get around this is to look to others who have managed to overcome … Continue reading

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Warning: Holding onto these ten things will stunt your growth

Holding onto issues keeps you stuck. You will live with emotional pain as long as you identify  with the problems/ issues of the past. Holding on is about believing in the past. Letting go is about moving on so you … Continue reading

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Two steps to your deepest desires

Many of my readers have reflected their deepest desires for 2013 out there in my previous post. It makes for fascinating reading – these desires reflect a range of human emotions – from deep pain, fear and hopelessness to ambition, … Continue reading

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It is NOT ALLOWED in Germany. In Amsterdam, it is.

After 3 days in Germany, I felt like a child again. NOT in a good way. We had been shouted at by angry Germans so often. Things that were pretty acceptable to us, were NOT ALLOWED in Germany. Our group … Continue reading

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3 Warning Signs that You are in Denial

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.”     Stephen R. Covey Almost Too Late The first time I saw her, she cried for almost the whole hour. She … Continue reading

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3 Easy Steps to Living a Terrible Life.

Imagine there’s a life – your life. This life of yours has  10 great things about it, and 10 terrible things about it. Let’s say you wake up in the morning and you think about those 10 terrible things – … Continue reading

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