The problem is not the problem, the problem is your attitude about the problem

Taken straight from the philosophy of Captain Jack Sparrow and a sentence I regularly visit.

We all have challenges and pressures in life that we can allow to get on top of us and feel like we have no way out. I sometimes allow myself to be driven by anxiety, so over worrying and doomsday scenarios are a daily normality for me.

The ability to take a step back and re-frame what’s actually in front of me in the present has been a powerful tool and most of the time I find that the problem is not the real problem.

Why not take a new approach and re frame your mindset to tackle what you may have convinced yourself to be the unjust problem? maybe you’ll find it was not the real problem after all.


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What it is to be alive

The sun reaching across the branches of a tree, the pain overcome from the tribulations conquered, that feeling of enjoyment, of love with/from another – this is what it means to be alive.

It’s a cliche in today’s world, yet living in the moment is all we can truly do.

It provides perspective on what is and what we have in that tiny piece of time, so be grateful for it, appreciate it and feel what it is to be alive.


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The top 21 thoughts of 2018 that will make you a badass in 2019!

This quick post contains a treasure trove of the top free content that I’ve shared in 2018, all neatly packed into those lists that we all love at this time of the year.

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In no particular order:

Conquer your inner bitch

Therapy makes me a better human

I’ve been using CBD oil for 2 months and this is what I’ve learnt

How to build world class skills

Alexa, can I trust you?

5 lessons I’ve learnt in the world of L&D

Bring the Drake approach to your learning offer

Define your Intent with social media

The affect you have on others is the most valuable currency you have

How I changed careers – 8 lessons I learnt and tips to help you

We do not have an inexhaustible well

What a 2000 year old journal from a Roman emperor can teach you about life, business and mental health

OMG! my jeans are killing the planet

The only way out is through

Disconnection in a connected world

The 5 books I recommend for everyone to learn, develop and grow to be a better person

What not to do in developing culture and behaviour change

Is it normality that we really fear?

Why job titles are worthless: becoming future fit for the multi skilled generation

Change the way the game is played

The 3 questions Tony Robbins shared with me to find purpose in life

That’s it folks, I hope you have a happy and healthy 2019.

 

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