Live with a Teachable Spirit

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“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 … Read More

Michelle LandyLive with a Teachable Spirit

Do you need a timeline for your goal or not…

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When it comes to goals, sometimes we do need timeframes, but not always…  Sometimes it is better to just focus on constant improvement, constant progress. Some people say the pressure of timelines helps them get into action and achieve, but this is not the case for everyone. It depends on what you are doing. When what you are doing is creative … Read More

Michelle LandyDo you need a timeline for your goal or not…

When the universe knocks…say yes

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When the universe knocks…do you say yes? We all want luck and opportunities to come our way, yet sometimes when they actually come we don’t jump for joy and say a big clear YES to them! Instead we can let self-doubt and hesitation take hold and we start thinking crazy thoughts and questioning our skills, potential and capacity… We start … Read More

Michelle LandyWhen the universe knocks…say yes

“Give it a try” whispered the heart

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“It’s impossible,” said pride. “It’s risky,” said experience. “It’s pointless,”said reason. “Give it a try,” said the heart. Do you listen when your heart whispers or do you let your fear, hesitation, logic and practical thinking always over-rule? There are a thousand reasons not to do something. And we can talk ourselves out of anything and everything. And yes many times … Read More

Michelle Landy“Give it a try” whispered the heart

All you need is one second

How quick we are to react….yet just one second is all we need to change the path of what we say. This is a practice. And like any practice it takes awareness to learn to do. So the next time someone pushes your buttons, take a moment. Sometime the one second seems like a long pause, but it’s not to … Read More

Michelle LandyAll you need is one second

Notice Your Little Talents…

The singing show THE VOICE has been captivating my attention. One of the reasons I love the show is that I love seeing people take brave steps.  Every episode you get to witness people facing their fear and moving through it. To get up there on stage most participants have to face those questioning voices in their own heads – … Read More

Michelle LandyNotice Your Little Talents…

One Small Change Can Change Your Life

Something as simple as changing how you get to work can be the beginning of change. When we do new things, even SMALL new things, we are rewiring our brains for flexibility and laying down a template to allow new habits and new ways of thinking to take hold. Doing new things in the midst of your everyday life will … Read More

Michelle LandyOne Small Change Can Change Your Life

What do you wish you had the confidence to do?

Just about all of us have a dream tucked away and without confidence it can be mighty hard to start, let alone achieve. It might be a little goal; a place you want to travel to, an experience you would love to have. Or it may be something bigger. A dream career you think about, a project you want to … Read More

Michelle LandyWhat do you wish you had the confidence to do?