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Monday Mojo – Do The Thing

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Do The Thing Let me ask you, what are you putting off? I bet something popped straight into your head. It might even have been the word “everything”.  Most of us have a to-do list. In fact, you might have several.  Pages and pages of things …

Monday Mojo – Flow With It

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Flow With It. Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve thought about trying something new, had to go to a meeting or attend some (mandatory) training and decided the outcome before you even entered the room? E.g.  “This is going to be boring”, or …

Monday Mojo – Bring It All 

  Monday Mojo – Feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Bring It All. There is something about vulnerability isn’t there? Even the word can send a shiver down your spine. We’re encouraged, even as children, to ‘be brave’ and ‘keep going’. We’re never told to accept or embrace our vulnerability, just to suck it up. …

Monday Mojo – Hold That Thought

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Hold That Thought.  We live in such a technologically advanced and fast-moving world that you would think it makes decision making easier. Thing is, we have access to SO much information ALL the time, we can feel overwhelmed when asked the simplest question. Someone asks you …

Monday Mojo – Take Baby Steps

Monday Mojo – Feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Take Baby Steps Last weekend I attended a wonderful local Mind, Body and Spirit Fair, where I was talking about Rest and Relaxation – in particular Dreams,  Healthy Sleep and promoting Serenity (a monthly evening gathering exclusively for busy Women in Milton Keynes).  In my conversations with the …

Monday Mojo – Be Your Own Ambassdor 

Monday Mojo – Feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Be Your Own Ambassador. Now, whether you believe in the influence of the planets or not and that, according to my friend Lisa, several are in retrograde at the moment, there’s definitely something happening at the moment which is focusing on communication. And by that I mean …

Monday Mojo – Play the long game

Monday Mojo – Feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Play the long game.  At a recent training event I was delivering on mental health, I was having a discussion with the class about how the brain responds when it goes into fight or flight – the automatic response system which activates when there is a …

Monday Mojo – Hold Your Ground

Monday Mojo – Feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Hold your ground.  If you’ve found that people are starting to take advantage of your good nature, you may have fallen into what Anne Dickson refers to as “The Compassion Trap“; when we believe we have to do ALL THE THINGS to keep people, especially those …

Monday Mojo – Stop Beating Yourself Up

I honestly get it: if you don’t come down hard on yourself or strive for perfection – how will you grow? At least that’s what you might tell yourself. We take the blame (even when it’s not our fault) and when we do make a mistake, wow do we punish ourselves.  But, at least for …