It’s the middle of the year, winter and you’re stuck……

Lately I have been encouraging many of my clients to set a theme for the season of life they are in.  It is super helpful when you are stuck, bored, unmotivated or confused.

I started doing this personally last year and have found it very helpful and added to the variety of my life.

Setting a theme for your life is not about setting another goal to achieve.

It is about deciding what it is that you want to experience and feel more of in this season of life.

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Making investments

Not that long ago, I believed that I wasn’t worthy of investing into.  I didn’t consciously think that but my behaviour and choices reflected this belief.  It was a real oxymoron paradigm for me.  On one hand, I rarely chose to invest into myself but on the other hand I must have believed that I was so unique and capable that I didn’t need to.  I must have believed that I could grow and function, love and give without ever refilling my own tank – which I can’t.  This led to me being disappointed with the state of my relationships and not achieving the results in life that I wanted.

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Motivation beyond New Year’s Resolutions

I am not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions.  They just feel like they have so much pressure on them.  I understand that some people need or like the pressure but most of us don’t.  Many people feel guilty, overwhelmed and unclear about them.  According to statistics the 17th of January is the most common date to ditch new year’s resolutions and 80% of new year’s resolutions fail by February.

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Adventures are awaiting….

I love to be in control.  I also love to be efficient, organised, informed and good at what I do.  The more balls I can juggle, the more exciting and challenging it is.  I love finding out how much I can manage…..when it is on my terms.   And then I crash, recover and search for the next shiny thing.

As great (or not) as all that was, I guess deep down, I yearned for a real adventure.  For an unusual and exciting or yuwkdfplp6w-samuel-claradaring experience. I didn’t want to just be ‘busy’ and so calculated all the time.  However, to me an adventure seemed so out of control, scary, unorganised and often included the risk of failing.  Continue reading “Adventures are awaiting….”