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…

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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…

We are trying to decide on where to live.  Last week we shifted again – third house in a matter of months. A beautiful place on the waterfront with Pohutakawa and Oak trees abound, a small beach with a walking track of approximately 4kms without threat of being bowled by cars. Hubby and I have been walking the track most mornings, and although it feels good to be out there, I found myself reluctant to get up and go.  Getting out of bed of late has been difficult……

A key element to leading the life you want, is to have a healthy loving respect for self! Generally when we get what we want, we are happy campers! Yes? Yet even when we have a healthy dose of self respect there are times when we unknowingly put constraints on ourselves that really aren’t there, not in any physical sense. When it was first suggested to me that everything I have in my life to date is a direct result of the decisions I have made, it blew…