We’re (Hopefully) Nearly There – Keep Going

Have you ever looked back at something you nearly gave up on (maybe more than once) and been so grateful that you persevered, even if things felt pretty hopeless at the time? In the new Amazon Prime film, Brittany Runs a Marathon, well, the title gives it away… Still, it’s…

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Monday Motivation: More on Rewards

It’s Life Coaching 101. Building rewards into every plan of action to help us stay on track, motivated and feeling as good as possible as we deal with the ups and downs of reaching (or reassessing) our goals. Personally speaking, winter sea paddles (even though it was so windy my…

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Do You Feel Like You Always *Ought* to Feel Motivated? You Don’t!

Being motivated is a wonderful thing. There are all sorts of things we can do to increase our motivation – from feeling that greater sense of purpose, meaning and joy to ensuring we honour the steps we’re taking with little rewards at different stages towards our goals which not only…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: The Power of NO (Righteous Anger and Other Ways to Boost Wellness)

Since learning about the benefits of Nitric Oxide (NO) a few years ago, and how linked wellbeing is to our capacity to set healthy boundaries, I’ve used it as yet another self-care motivation tool for clients and students. I especially loved Dr Christiane Northrup’s inclusion of ‘righteous anger’ as a…

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Wellbeing Wednesday video: Taste of reward to boost motivation

My mum, bless her, felt so sorry for me re my delayed move to Westport, Co. Mayo, that she booked us a glorious couple of days there this week. It (again) exceeded my already high hopes for my future home town and I’m now home, re-enthused about even the most…

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