If not now, when?

My role with the Health and Social Care Academy means I get to meet and even interview some fascinating people. Recently Andy Lippok of Resolis Associates Ltd. took the initiative to invite the innovator of Buurtzorg to speak in Scotland and so we agreed with Andy to make the most of this [...]

When I Grow Up

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou How many times have you heard someone say, “I’d love to know what to do when I grow up.” As I work with people in my counselling practice [...]

Night Vision

I am a Dreamer, which is to say I pay attention to, cultivate and respect the inner wisdom of my dream life. While many insist that they do not dream – not true, they simply don’t remember their dreams – others feel that what dreams they do recall are merely the byproduct of an [...]

Imagined or Real?

The unconscious mind cannot tell the difference between what is vividly imagined and what is real. You may find this difficult to believe at first, so try this simple exercise. Close your eyes for a moment. Do your best to clear your mind of all images and thoughts (as much as possible). Imagine [...]

How to build a new you

This technique is a trick of the mind that can help you enhance any area of your life in just a few seconds. It takes only a minute to learn and you can use it for the rest of your life. Let’s learn how to build a new you. Imagine yourself standing behind yourself like a ghost. Same hair, [...]

Breaking patterns

We all have patterns of behaviour that are based on our past experiences and built by our conditioning. To change or break these responses you must change or break these old patterns. Think of breaking a pattern like this example. Imagine walking across a field of wheat or long grass. You [...]
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