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Enjoy each moment life offers you

Yesterday was Thanksgiving in the U.S.It is not a holiday that we celebrate here in Ireland but I do like the idea of taking time to be thankful for what we have in life.Today is the famous Black Friday; a day which in my view is the opposite of Thanksgiving.People all over the world seem to lose all sense of reality and lose the run of themselves as they desperately try to sav [...]

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8 Reasons why you might be procrastinating

Are you procrastinating?  Are you putting off what needs to be done now? Procrastination is common; most people do a little of it. In small doses it might not be that bad but if you are regularly procrastinating, you are failing to fulfil your full potential while increasing your stress and damaging your relationships. We tend to assume that procrastination only impacts o [...]

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Building deep and meaningful relationships

Anything you want to do in life is going to require help from other people. You simply cannot do it all on your own. You can do your best to minimise the involvement of others but you cannot remove them entirely. In many cases, your interaction with others will merely be a quick touchpoint where you have a specific need and they can meet that need. Of course, in some cases, it [...]

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The fool comes before the master

​Throughout much of my working life, I have had an issue with perfectionism. I wouldn’t take action on things that I really wanted to do until I was sure I could do it perfectly. Of course, this left many things undone. It left many more things being done frantically to meet tight deadlines as I had wasted too much time before starting. It is only in recent years that I hav [...]

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Enjoy each moment life offers you

Yesterday was Thanksgiving in the U.S.It is not a holiday that we celebrate here in Ireland but I do like the idea of taking time to be thankful for what we have in life.Today is the famous Black Friday; a day which in my view is the opposite of Thanksgiving.People all over the world seem to lose all sense of reality and lose the run of themselves as they desperately try to sav [...]

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Why are you receiving the silent treatment?

The old song says that ‘Silence is Golden’ but I can only assume that the person who wrote the song never had to deal with somebody who used the silent treatment as a weapon of choice. Through my coaching, I have been approached by many people with relationship issues. You may not be surprised to learn that one of the most common problems is the dreaded silent treatment. Re [...]

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Are you being aggressive? 12 signs of aggression you need to recognise

You probably think of aggression in its most violent form i.e. shouting matches and fights. Aggression actually refers to anytime that you try to get your own way without any regard for others. There are varying levels of aggression. Sometimes, it may be easy to spot aggression but quite often it is more subtle, manipulative and exploitative. When dealing with somebody who is b [...]

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13 Simple strategies for building trust

​Trust forms the basis of every relationship. It is essential that people can accept that you are who you say you are and, you will do what you say you will do. The converse is also true i.e. you must be able to trust others. Without trust, you would have to do absolutely everything yourself as you could not depend on others to get the job done. When you are trying to establi [...]

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