Principle One of Resilience

“Soften your heart and thicken your skin.” This is the first principle of resilience. A soft heart is what we can always give in response to anything….it is HOW we choose to respond… Yet a tough skin is what we need to be able respond with a soft heart… less expectations, less reaction, less tension. The tough skin allows us …

Focus On BuildIng The New

The secret of change is in how and where we focus our energy.  We can make change so much easier to achieve if we put our energy on what we have to do…do in new ways with new thinking…do differently…do more creatively. You don’t have to ignore the past. Unravel what has been stopping you, as this will give you …

Live with a Teachable Spirit

“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”, the sixty eight year old man told me. “Oh no!”, I wanted to cry back to him. “Don’t close off your spirit. Don’t choose to live without a “teachable spirit”! It strikes me as a limiting and even sad choice – yet one I hear people making often.  In his case age …

Time Saving Strategies

I was recently interviewed in Cleo Magazine (March 2012) and some of my time saving ideas are highlighted in the article THE TIME IS NOW. With our ever increasing to do lists we need to become smart about how we manage ourselves, our projects and our time – both at work and in our personal lives. When we manage our …