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five ways to be online, while the world wakes up to itself

Current highlights of my Facebook feed include: A photo of a pensive looking dog. Someone apologizing for sharing an image of her (gorgeous) hairdo, after learning neo-Nazi’s were marching in Charlottesville. Someone sharing their latest e-course about mindfulness. A...

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for your aural pleasure…

This Summer, I am currently extracting no small amount of pleasure from driving my aces new car, with Bodhi the Wonderpup in the wingman seat, while listening to a juicy podcast. I'm feeling a little obsessed with the medium, as I'm preparing to launch my very own...

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have we reached Peak Inspirational Quote?

This post is an extract from my latest Notes from the Path newsletter. _______ It took me a long time to be able to say 'I'm a Coach' out loud, without inwardly cringing. Even though I believe deeply in coaching, and completely respect its place on the spectrum of...

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five diets ALL women should be on!

1. The Apologising Diet Do you apologise when you bump into pieces of furniture? Do you have a verbal tic of starting every sentence with 'Sorry...'. This one's for you! Who are you apologising to? What are you apologising for? If there is nothing requiring your...

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solstice dreaming

I spent yesterday in a floaty muumuu frock and nothing else. It was about a billion degrees. I had four glorious coaching sessions, two short naps and drank 5 bottles of fizzy water. The house was covered in grumpy furry beings. And today is supposed to be hotter. So...

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where will you be 15 June 2020?

I poured my coffee while Bodhi chomped away at his kibble (tied to the fridge so he doesn't chase the cats). On the other side of the kitchen, said furs were breakfasting on Sheba treats (because they require a little bribery to get them in the kitchen these days). I...

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how to believe in yourself when you’re self-employed

Most business owners will tell you, being able to feed your family from the contents of your very own imagination is one of the most fulfilling sources of joyful pride, ever. Less discussed, is that it can also resemble something like intense daily therapy. When...

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the science behind the myth of enoughness

Well, we survived spent Easter in the Brecon Beacons! For four days we lived in a small wooden cabin with no electricity and one hot water tap. We cooked on a little gas camping stove and paper-scissored-rocked to be first in the bathwater. During the day we explored...

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wales, puppies, ghosts and macrame for easter

I’ve kind of lost my blogging mojo a bit over the last few weeks. However. I just listened to this cracking podcast interview of two of my favourite online Brit birds, Kate Molesworth & Sara Tasker, chatting about why blogging is not dead. And given it’s Easter...

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voices rising :: nothing happened in the woods

I heard snuffling and panting and turned around to see a large dog on the path. He was stocky and grey and reminded me of our big cat, Rex. His face was scarred and scratched, his eyes beady: he was an old soldier and he had clearly been in more than a few battles. My...

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be the change: it matters more than ever

I believe wounded people create a wounded world. And so before we can become effective agents for change, we must tend the personal wounds that stir our reactive emotions, cloud our vision, and cause us to act unconsciously in ways that undermine our intentions and...

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read this if you feel like time is running out for you

'Moss is inconceivably strong. Moss eats stone; scarcely anything, in return, eats moss. Moss dines upon boulders, slowly but devastatingly, in a meal that lasts for centuries. Given enough time, a colony of moss can turn a cliff into gravel' ~ Elizabeth Gilbert There...

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