Category Archives: Way of Being

Our way of being in the world has a direct influence on our choices and behaviors. Changing your way of being in the world has a direct correlation to changing your life.

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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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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Shhh, don’t tell anyone

When I teach goal setting in prisons, which I do about 10 times a year, I am acutely aware that inmates already know how to set goals. After all, planning a crime includes all the steps to goal setting – … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favourite things

If you know where that line came from then you’re probably as old as me! A stunning young man called Zee asked me if I would share a few of my favourite reads with him. I thought I may as … Continue reading

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Self-Help Ecstacy

Self-help books! I love them! I buy them! I devour them! As I read them this I get this ecstatic feeling, which I suspect has something to do with glimpsing a life that I could be living if I followed … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Walk a Labyrinth

Many, many years ago I walked my first labyrinth. We wandered onto a farm in the Magaliesberg one Sunday whilst exploring the area. I had never seen a labyrinth before and was curious. There were no signs or instructions – … Continue reading

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I am grateful…

I am grateful for…. A husband who knows me better than anyone else on this planet… And still loves me. Three kids who are thriving far away at University ( without me … Well, that’s not SO nice of them… … Continue reading

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How to shift out of overwhelm into productivity

Cancer and a mastectomy, death of a parent, marriage difficulties, teenage terrors – if you experienced all of the above in the space of a six-month period wouldn’t it be appropriate to feel overwhelmed? How about if three weeks ago you … Continue reading

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