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Results from D for DIAS Day!

May 21, 2014   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, News  //  No Comments

Thank you to everyone who supported this cause – we succeeded!

The amount raised to give Drop In And Share Charity funds to continue in St Helens was £over £500 in two hours.

The Mayor of St Helens, Andy Bowden came along as did Andy Reid our super hero in St Helens, a soldier amputee.

Lots of brilliant connections were made as a result of the conversations had.

Result is that DIAS (Director Ms Maureen Burgess present too) now has a room from which to operate in St Helens.

which the charity had lost due to lack of funds, and monies to start up the process! Hurrah!

The sponsers were stunning in their generosity for raffle prizes, and this was so very helpful.

Plus, importantly, awareness has been raised in the town about the on-going problem and the plight of men, women, children, pets

involved in this domestic tragedy.

WE MUSTN’T GIVE UP THOUGH! We have made a wonderful start, and thankyou all so much again.

I sent out on Twitter and Facebook the results, so hope you found me there, and if not go join in.

I will post up too a list of our fabulous sponsers which was on display on the day.

If you want to know more about DIAS, a registered company, please do be in touch.

 

DIAS CHARITY EVENT APRIL 6th 2 – 4pm

Mar 25, 2014   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, News  //  No Comments

Please be totally brilliant and find a way to support this cause.

You never know the moment…… you  may know someone who needs this Service.

DIAS means Drop In And Share.

Share the fears and distress and find support, find answers to the excess of difficulties. For all those suffering from Domestic Violence and Abuse.

This can include physical, mental, sexual, emotional and financial abuses, and usually a mix of many of these.

The figures (guestimate) is 5,000 in St Helens Merseyside, alone in a struggle/suffering place from this horrific situation.

Sadly the governent has cut it’s funding. We won’t give up on these people therefore will we?

Can you imagine having nowhere, no one to go to with this? Can you imagine the stress involved? the tensions, the anxieties, the depression, the sense of no help?

This is what DIAS offers: Support, Counselling, Advice, Guidance, Benefits Assistance, Floating Support Outreach Service, Training Services.

Every man, woman and youngster is treated with respect and dignity and confidentiality. Everything they/you? have clearly lost.

The service is free of charge to the sufferer.

So to provide this now means the Charity must be supported by donations, sponsorship, gifts.

A tiny little offer from you makes that difference to the continuation of this amazing Charity’s services.

To provide you with a thank you, the Event is providing much enjoyment.  is full of great “D”s!

D for DIAS Day has lots of lovely things:

“Diamonds”Jewellry, Dreamy Hand massages, Divine Avon Products, Delicious Chocolates, Dancing Daffs to buy, Delightful cakes and biscuits,

and Debbie Richards providing live music and a specially composed song for Dias!

The Mayor is coming along to endorse and the Director of Dias to answer your questions and welcome you.

Plus a children’s corner, and other lovely delights, raffle (including Champagne, Saints Rugby Ball, Beauty Products, Cakes, Coupons from local businesses to delight and pamper yourself and more.)

if you wish to support in this way, please do be in touch. anne@coachingnorthwest.com        01744 612391

Please do come, please do support in some way. Remember how glad you would be if you needed this Service. Or do right now.

 

Excellent company work with…..

Mar 6, 2014   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Life Coaching, News, Nu U Program  //  No Comments

Ardent Credit Card Services at Moorgate Point Knowsley.

Great people, who worked really well with me to introduce the Staff to good communication skills and renew their thoughts around working with the public.

In a short space of one morning, 12 of their staff worked in two groups with me to stimulate new thinking processes, and absorb lots of great new ideas for their

Well Being. We covered some Nutritional aspects, Positive Thinking, Anger Mangement, Communication with Difficult People, Stress Management, but focused mainly on the Positive Communication skills that come from knowing yourself – ie Personal Development.

Yes, it brought out new thinking, awareness, curiosity and new skills, enough to develop the Staff’s approach and attitude to their work, and their own lives.

Testimonial from the Manager Justine Crawley – “Anne made everyone feel relaxed. The Course was well structured and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks Anne.”

And from Clare, Training Manager: “I enjoyed the Presentation. Does make you stop to think about yourself and how making the changes suggested can positively impact your quality of life. Thank you.”

If you would like to hear more or have a Course or Presentation designed just for your Staff’s situations, please simply ring me for an initial chat to discuss your thoughts.

Thank you to Ardent for their great interest on the day.

Seller or Buyer?

Jan 3, 2014   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Nu U Program  //  No Comments

Will you sell to yourself the power of your goals or buy into the excuses that sweep around us?

You must take a close non-excusing look at yourself.

Do you want something to be different?

Your Weight perhaps, your State of Mind perhaps? Your Energy perhaps?

The answer IS in you – either let the excuses exist for another period of time, or:

Sell the notion of getting into the solutions to yourself.

The first 100 days of THIS year – they make that difference – or not!

Proven fact, first 100 days, step out here, take the supporting hand, get the answers.

Get moving. The easy bit is letting the right Life Coach, Nutritional Advisor or Therpist show the answers.

The first important most difficult part is hitting the numbers or writing the email to start the process.

Once that’s done, you have made the start to Sell to Yourself what you REALLY want – and need.

The rest will be so much easier, and you will be so pleased with yourself.

World Health Organisation Recommends slash in sugar consumption….

Dec 29, 2013   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog  //  No Comments

This is such important and good news. In fact a Good News Day to read that the recommendation of sugars intake is lowered to 5% instead of 10% as part of your calorific intake.

Sugars come from: processed foods, refined added sugars which come along in many many bought food stuffs eg fizzy drinks, sweets, chocolates.

If you watched the ITV programme I took part in this year, you would have seen many comments regarding the hidden sugars in foods as cereals, soups, breakfast bars, fruit juices, apart from the obvious candidates as biscuits, ice cream, cakes, pastries.

It is very dangerous stuff if over used and it’s very easy to do so.

If you really aren’t sure how much you are ingesting, get in touch and ask for my FREE REPORT on energy foods that avoid these sugars.

What can over indulgence of sugars lead to? Diabetes, Heart Conditions, Thrush, Addiction, Weight Problems.

Robert Lustig, a medical expert and author of Fat Chance; The Bitter Truth About Sugar, says it is addictive and John Yudkin who wrote Pure White and Deadly on the same subject said it would “be promptly banned” (sugar) if it was given over to the same study as a food additive.

It’s a great time of year to have your diet assessed correctly to avoid this pitfall in health.

anne@coachingnorthwest.com

Get back on Track!

Dec 27, 2013   //   by Anne Russell   //   Nutrition, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

It’s known that if you leave getting on track, or getting back on track too long, it becomes a major issue.

So either resume your healthier or healthy diet asap or learn how to gain one that is just great for you.

Your New Year could be the Nu U Year. Why wait?

Making excuses, this isn’t making sense, you know you haven’t the willpower – then come and find out why.

And how to beat that too.

 

Answers to overwhelm at busy times….

Dec 23, 2013   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Life Coaching  //  No Comments

If this is your norm – that Overwhelm hits you at very busy times, here’s a few thoughts to re-think your feelings.

Point one: Ignore the idea of being Perfect! Yes really. Just drop the whole idea.

Do only what is needed then add on any extras you have the inclination and energy for.

Remove quite deliberately the “have-to” “must-do” “ought-to” from your language – and therefore from your thinking.

You will find things flow much more easily and all that really needs to happen, WILL.

The other way gives you stress major, tension, and create someone not that easy to be around – including for yourself!

You will permenantly be forcing yourself, and landing on Wednesday and Thursday with major issues you have created.

Point two: suggest you keep caffeine right down if not out, and replace with plain fluids to prevent too much adrenaline in your system.

Point three: Just let things be Ok – keep perspective, keep laughing, let things go by, remember to be respectful and grateful.

End! Busy times also quieten. Create not your own stress areas into overwhelm. Create its an “ok” situation.

Merry Christmas!

Coping with the Flu? or similar problem?

Dec 5, 2013   //   by Anne Russell   //   Nutrition, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

Well if the dreaded virus has taken you over here are some good tips to care for yourself and speed recovery:

Rest – very important, be a couch potato and let energy direct to killing infection

Drink – clear decaffeinated drinks and vegetable soups

Teas – make those ginger, lemon and honey to soothe a rough throat

Steam – sit near eucalyptus oil that is dropped into hot water to ease sinus congestion

Humidify – bedroom especially. There are small desk top machines or again, vaporise oil

Heal up – Reflexology at Coaching NorthWest! this is a wonderful Treatment to speed healing and clear mucus

 

Immune systems are being compromised right now

Nov 22, 2013   //   by Anne Russell   //   Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

Check you are cutting down on sugary foods to improve your immune system.

Check your nutrients are as high as possible, and right for YOUR system.

Check out your emotional wellbeing – oh yes, what a difference this makes.

Check how much you are enabling your mind/body to work in harmony – complementary therapies are the trick.

What qualities do our major important relationships need?

Nov 22, 2013   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Life Coaching  //  No Comments

We all need close relationships. Sharing is a major human need.

But how many create the problems that destroy them in the first place?

In all of my experience, I can honestly say that the study that provided clear pointers in this direction rang true.

Relationships you want to last deserve to be treated well. If you want to preserve them, we need to be aware of our attitudes.

They are built on mutual respect and trust and this is maintained through countless moments of interactions that either

maintain or undermine the success of these qualities.

 

If you are struggling with relationships at work, at home in friendships consider this:

One moment that creates more potential for good or harm more than any other?

What is your answer to this pivotal question?

The study reveals one really highlighted point.

Being ignored. Immediate response is the most important response.

Even if you are not able to take any other action at that point.

Think about this. More next time.