So often, we get into a state of overwhelm … for example it might have been the job you didn’t get, a relationship that didn’t work out, or loved ones getting sick. And usually, it seems to all happen at once! Sound familiar?    So far, in 2014, I have had a lot on my plate – new grandchildren, building a new house, family members passing away, changes in my business, and a cancer scare, just to name a few. It reminds me why I’m here writing these blogs, and…

Auckland-based Colleen Bryant is a transformational coach and trainer who specializes in values coaching, drug-free depression treatment, and small business coaching. “I offer the gift of change – no guilt, no shame, no regrets!” – C. Bryant Colleen Bryant creates viable pathways to change for her clients. She does this by educating the individuals’ own ability to undertake and cope with major life  changes.  Clearing negative emotions from the past experiences, and revisiting unhelpful decisions made way back in the past is an important tool used to bring…

Planted at the same time, in the same environment, experiencing exactly the same climate, conditions and yet these three pohutukawa trees have grown at different rates, shape, and flower at different times. Only the middle one is flowering. We could be talking about us as individuals couldn’t we or families. Each one of us behaving so differently within our families, schools, businesses and communities. So what is it that produces such a different result even though they have access to the same upbringing, resources, teachings? It could be…

Reflecting on recent events in my life over the last couple of days and realising that change is often forced upon us by a series of events in our lives that we, well specifically I don’t always recognise as having any responsibility for.    It is difficult, isn’t it at times to see and understand that they way we react gives us what we get in life. My perception today changed as I took photos in a garden through windows created by a designer, an engineer, a gardener…

Drug Free Rapid Depression Treatment Feel lighter, brighter and happier! Colleen Bryant is a certified Depression Therapist Usually after a 1 – 2 hour session with me you will feel lighter, brighter and happier. You would have moved from being depressed to feeling so much better. Do you constantly feel down or hopeless and everything looking a little gloomy? Having little interest or pleasure in doing things you used to enjoy? Irritable or restless feeling tired all the time or a general overall loss of energy? Feeling empty…