“Use Two Hands!”

“Use Two Hands!”

I nearly dropped my digital scales this morning, I was juggling them with a bag of flour and in my head, my father’s voice was chiding me to “USE TWO HANDS!”. I then gave myself a good chide as that is the piece of advice I hand out most often to...
The power of a ritual #blog

The power of a ritual #blog

It is my birthday today and our family celebrated with a ritual that developed, quite by accident, a few birthdays ago. The cake is made the day before, the kitchen table decorated with lights and banners and when we wake, a fuss is made, we sing the song and have...
Be more pigeon

Be more pigeon

Some days you don’t feel like showing up. Even when you are not trying to change the world, the effort needed to get the everyday things done can feel overwhelming. It happens to all of us, and when it does, it can be worth looking at approaching things from a...
Distraction

Distraction

I am easily distracted. I started thinking about writing this on Monday. It is now Friday. Over the last few years, training and now working, as a Gallup Strengths coach, I discovered that my lack of execution is partly due to zero of my dominant strengths falling...