I was lucky enough to spend a weekend with Dr Mario Martinez (Dr MM) author of ‘The MindBody Code’. A neuropsychologist, he has studied the overt and subtle ways our personal and cultural beliefs impact our immune system – and the pathways to healing the wounds of shame, betrayal and abandonment that are intimately involved with the creation of health, longevity and success.
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“What is my life purpose?” is one of my favourite coaching conversations of transcendental importance. It has the capacity to unleash the greatest creativity and liberate the spirit of many, yet, is often marred by an intense desire to only have one go at it and ‘get it right’.
Other than ‘Who am I?”, “What’s my life purpose?” is the Holy Grail. What I have found over many yea ||
With Australia being the second highest prescriber of anti-depressants in the world, as a health professional with a passion for mental-emotional wealth, I feel compelled to explore anything that has a positive impact on mental and emotional wellbeing.
Over the last 19 years that I have been in practice as a Health Coach for 19 years, I have accrued solid clinical evidence that point to brain a |
The art of being able to give effective feedback is critical in all organisations whether large or small. It is a delicate job; the flow and course of a conversation can shift dramatically with the energy changes between the people involved so it is key to learn how to keep it on safe ground.
People receiving feedback can respond differently depending on many factors; what their relationship is w ||
Are your over-responsible for what happens around you or do you take the exact right amount of responsibility? Where is the line and how do you measure what is the appropriate level of responsibility to take in any leadership or life situation?
Leadership involves a series of complex explicit and tacit rules about our responsibilities towards ourselves and to others. When we are able to have ||
Part 1 of 3 series.
Something magical happens when you realize that your brain is a magnificent piece of circuitry that you have freedom and choice to re-configure so that navigating life and people becomes smoother and more gratifying. This ‘magic’ refers to the freedom of choice that comes from taking ownership of running your own brain. When you make the decision to become adaptable and |
In this hectic world where we are swamped by emails and our attention can be going in 10 directions at once, the importance of some structure has never been so critical!
Harvard Business Review discusses a neurological phenomenon called ‘Attention Deficit Trait’.* Marked by distractibility, impatience and inner frenzy it prevents individuals from making smart decisions, clarifying prior ||
One of the positive things that has come out of the technology age and workplaces offering flexible options for staff to structure their days is work-life integration. This is where we adopt a strategy of blending our professional and personal life to make it all work. We have the advantages of slotting personal stuff like going to a mindfulness class, attending a school event, taking elderly rela ||
I did something different this week – I employed a house cleaner. Do I really need a house cleaner? Probably not. Can’t I clean my own house? Yes, you bet I can – after 30 years of marriage I’ve had loads of practice! So, why a cleaner now? Basically, I’ve decided that my time, especially in terms of my business, is precious, and I need to spend it wisely. I’ve finally realised spendin |