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The 9.30pm Bedtime Challenge

As a child, I had no problem going to bed early. I went to bed happy that I had squeezed the juice out of the day and looking forward to…

How to Navigate Off Social Media

Oh the irony of it! I’ve just closed Facebook to write this essay. Well, they say coaches sometimes coach on the things that they need to learn. The poison in…

What is willingness to fail?

When I was at primary school our teacher used to put happy face pictures on the good work and sad face pictures on the work that she didn’t think was…

Hello wise self

When I was a teacher in a prep school in England I used to write morning pages as Julia Cameron suggests in ‘The Artist’s Way’. I had never taken much…

Life Press-ups

This morning I was doing a Barre3 workout with online streaming. I’ve worked out regularly since I was thirteen. At the moment I work out every day for 40 to…

Time to put your invisibility cloak down?

I was recently asked what I do as a coach in a first call, so I thought you might like to know. I do my coaching calls on Skype and…

What happens when you experiment with less?

Over the last couple of weeks I have unsubscribed from most of the newsletters I received into my inbox. This means that when I choose to look for outside information…

Lessons from the end of the school year.

The bags are packed; the walls are stripped of the artwork with only borders left and patches where the sun has bleached the paper around the artwork. The art corner…

Kindle kindle paper book dwindle

I remember when books were things that you used to go to a bookshop for, days before kindle. When shop assistants lugged round heavy piles of them. I remember being…

A Very Long Sleep

I slept for 12 hours at the end of the second day at Alive in Berlin. It’s been years since I slept for that long. Probably the last time was…

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