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Monday Mojo – Feel the Magic

Do you believe in magic? I don’t mean the likes of Dynamo or (for those of us old enough to remember) Paul Daniels, or the David Blaine video of Harrison Ford going viral (warning: he does say a “fluff” word at the end). I’m talking about things like the miracles of nature; moments that just take your breath …

Monday Mojo – Reset the Volume

How do you feel when someone’s not listening? If a colleague or friend prefers to stay on send rather than receive, it means you won’t get a word in edge ways, and it can steal your mojo in an instant:Your heart sinks. Or you silently seethe. Or you might just shut down, and wonder “what’s the …

Monday Mojo – Fill Your Cup

What have you missed this last year? Lots of people have been able to put their finger on what they don’t miss. A morning commute Traffic jamsSomeone stealing your yoghurt from the fridge at work. I was talking to a group recently when someone mentioned they miss the simple pleasures. Just over a year ago, no one would have …

Monday Mojo – Break It Down

Who are you today? It might sound like an odd question but I’m talking about hats. Not the hat you’d wear to a wedding or on holiday (obvs), but the labels you identify with:Daughter.Friend.Spouse.Employee.They all matter.  The problem can be that with each of those comes its own demands which become difficult to manage. In …

Monday Mojo – Plan for Overload

How good are you at “reading” people? If you follow me on social media you’ll know that sometimes I share the work of Joe Navarro, an FBI agent who is an expert in body language. Joe’s fascinating insights span a 25 year career, meaning he can share “cues” and “tells” that enable us to ascertain …

Monday Mojo – Turn the Wheel

How are you feeling? I’m asking because it’s a big day. Today, in the U.K. we take another step along the “road map” out of lockdown, which some might say feels like it has lasted forever. As many will be feeling excited, there will be those feeling more than a bit nervous. I recently asked …

Monday Mojo – Heal the Gap

Do you ever have days when you feel like you just don’t have the bandwidth to deal with someone else? It’s a tricky business, navigating difficult times. We want to be there for others, but all the while know we need to take care of ourselves. I often talk about the fact that we know …

Monday Mojo – Push it Back

Monday Mojo™ is about helping you find your mojo and getting your sparkle back. The reason I do this blog each week is to let you know:• that you matter • you have a right to be heard • you have a right to be here. This blog is here to let you know, that …

Monday Mojo – Nudge Your Thinking

What’s occupying your thoughts right now? Whilst some are looking forward to the freedom from restrictions, there’s an understandable wariness about what life will be like. A cautious hope perhaps that we’re coming out of the woods, mingled maybe with some natural post lockdown anxiety. It’s ok if we’re quietly optimistic but somewhat guarded at …

Monday Mojo – Curate Your Comfort

What brings you that warm, contented feeling? Before we signed up to adulting, and then a raging pandemic hit, there might have been any number of things that brought a sense of comfort. Snuggling under a blanket. A favourite meal.Reading a beloved book. When life gets a bit weird though, as it has been lately, engaging …