Winter at the Owenabue River, Carrigaline, County Cork In Winter,“the tree looks dead, but we know it is beginning a very deep creative process, out of which will come Spring and Summer" (Corita Kent) Normally I would write my own post, but I have to say I cannot write a thing that is more spot … Continue reading I am not languishing, I am busy while dormant..
I put off submitting my many years of coaching with individuals, executives and teams, for Accreditation. I told myself I didn't need the Accreditation: clients were not asking for it, I had no problem getting new clients and keeping existing ones. Yet, at the back of my head, a niggle always whispered: 'would you hire … Continue reading My Accreditation Experience….
We lose interest, eventually. Our motivation wanes and we drop our goals. Over the years I have looked for many ways to help keep me on track with my goals and have passed these on to my clients who are working towards behavioural change. Nothing works as well as recognising and rewarding effort rather than … Continue reading Focusing on Effort rather than Outcome, achieves more in the longer term
Let's keep going and try new things - A silver lining in this awful, fearful and heart-rendering time we find ourselves in across the globe, especially in Europe. I can meet you virtually and we can have a valuable and engaging coaching partnership using the technology that is available to us all free such as … Continue reading I am offering virtual and telephone coaching and more…
Wishing you and your families every joy and peace. Anne Marie
The Art of Taking Action: lessons from Japanese Psychology This is a highly accessible book to help everyone get from procrastination to action. Our thoughts, ideas and intentions are really not much good without action – in fact, we may as well not have them at all! If you want to make changes in your … Continue reading Stop Procrastinating and take Action
Introduction Self-regard is how we regard our inner selves: do we like ourselves as we are, right now, our good points and our faults? When we look in the mirror can we smile at who we are, both on the outside (our appearance, bodies…) and in the inside (our talents, actions, qualities, strengths and weaknesses). … Continue reading Grow your Self-Regard (one of a series of practical guides on how to build your emotional intelligence)
A famous tale about Albert Einstein is that he dreamed up the theory of relativity when riding his bicycle. Businessman Warren Buffett is on record as sayingthat he reads for six hours per day and has very few scheduled meetings. Both of these examples stand in stark contrast to the ways in which most … Continue reading Take the time to think, it pays off, big