now about you but this lockdown feels even more challenging than the last one. Back last Spring it was all so new. Maybe we thought it would go on for a few weeks, perhaps a month or two but certainly not for years… Surely not! My perspective now is quite different. To me it feels a bit like we are in a war, and I recognise that wars can go on for years and years. It feels harder to keep a good sense of perspective. These coronavirus lockdown days will surely end one day. In the meantime, it’s even more important to make sure I am taking good care of myself.
These days are challenging for may of us. I am missing many things from my normal life and yet these days are bringing me new opportunities. I have been reflecting on what would be useful to post about – that you are not getting from elsewhere . Here are a few tips that I helpingContinue reading “7 Tips for Good Self-care in these crazy coronavirus days”
I can be a difficult person. For some people. Some of the time. Probably, you can be too. Sometimes my energy is strong, or out of proportion. Sometimes I don’t respond in the way that the other person wants or needs. And sometimes people get upset, irritated or annoyed, with me. Sometimes I get annoyedContinue reading “Difficult People”
A few yeas back I worked with a single expat who had recently arrived in Belgium. We spent some time reflecting on where he wanted to be 3 years ahead of time, as he would be moving on to his next project. He told me he would be married, and to have a child. HeContinue reading “How Can Your Body Help You to Manifest Your Visions and Dreams?”
Are you the same person when you go the office as when you pick up your child from school? Or when you greet your spouse after you haven’t seen then for a while, as when you go clothes shopping, or meet up with a friend?
Are you really the same person?
I invite you to consider that actually your not! Instead, each of these situations bring forth a different part of you, each unique and with a personality all its own. This is the view taken by Hal and Sidra Stone who created the Voice Dialogues method
Are you someone who ever gets emotionally triggered or reactive when things don’t go your way and you then do or say something you later regret? It can happens to all of us, especially when we are stressed. So what can you actually do about it? This might sound obvious, but the first thing youContinue reading “Handling Emotional Reactions”
Why empathy at work is a good idea and some practical tips to actually start doing it
How focusing saved me when I met a person whom I terribly wanted to impress’
Guest article by Motivational Coach Lenka Grackova. Lenka was one of my first clients and has also followed 3.5 days training in Whole Body Focusing
I had gotten off a call with a friend. I felt so much warmth between us on the call that it was almost palpable. He told me that he had seen this photo of me, as it had been posted on FaceBook. He mentioned it as he was speaking about history – my history andContinue reading “Shift your mood and find your gratitude”
I know that I do make mistakes and sometimes they are big ones – ones that I really wished I hadn’t made. Sometimes when you make a mistake you can do real damage. You can hurt yourself, or other people. For example, if you do a bad mistake whilst driving you might cause an accidentContinue reading “Do You make mistakes?”