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Take Action! “People’s problems are their hobbies” (Dan Kennedy)

Dec 12, 2012   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

If you want to be productive and successful, and CHANGE what is creating STRESS and pressure – don’t let these attitudes and feelings become HABITS! What to do? First step acknowledge they are there. Secondly, take action. Seek a new way through. Quit the habit of accepting the stress.

 

Change Your Foods….

Nov 19, 2012   //   by Anne Russell   //   Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

As the Season of Autumn/Winter moves along, the trees losing their leaves as a reminder that it is time for creating our energy in different ways – and to store for the darker days ahead. Changing your diet, your nutrients, is essential to allow our systems to cope and still be motivated and still act.

 The days can actually be busier with the coming of Christmas. You are asking a great deal more of your immune system. Your defence mechanisms are really challenged. Are you forcing yourself to stay awake with caffeine etc..? If so, it’s time to find the time to look sensibly of what nutrients you are taking onboard.

Tip of the Week

Jul 30, 2012   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

Brain Food!  Fats are great for the brain. But we are talking the right sort of fats.  Essential fats fuel the brain and nerve cells.

Diets need to be rich in oily fish and nuts to provide this essential fat – saturated animal fats often affect mood, lowering you into depression.  Explantion available on request!

 

A Happy Heart…….have you? and how do we get one?

Jul 30, 2012   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Life Coaching, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

A happy heart is a healthy heart.

Happiness and joy result from taotal accerptance of living in the present moment.

So, if you are not happy, or not happy enough – do you understand the concept of living in the present moment, or has your Life Situation prevented this type of thinking?

We are born to be happy, content, joyous. Sometimes Life knocks us sideways. Sometimes it sneaks up on us that we are actually, anxious, unhappy, feeling lonely in how we are thinking. Stuck in a rut, but badly wanting to CHANGE.

How do we do that?

To expand then, have fun in living, and grow knowingly as a content individual, enjoying our own thinking……we need always to be aware. If that awareness creates discomfort, it’s time for some new habits, techniques and skills maybe, and new perceptions.  Life Coaching, Life Support, Removing Anxieties – call it what you will, frees you up to develop a happier existence.

 

A successful Habit = a successful Person

Mar 30, 2012   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Life Coaching, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

REACTIVE people ar driven by circumstances (as per the petrol scare). They are driven by feelings (fear, anxiety). They are driven by conditions (don’t like who they work with). They are driven by environment (prefer to overuse alcohol/drugs to forget their situations).

PRO-ACTIVE people are able to quell an impluse which may do themselves or another, harm. They are driven by values – thought about, and chosen to guide their behaviour and responses.

This then creates a successful Person. Successful in who they are, which will reflect in all else around them.

If you are stuck in REACTIONS perhaps it’s time to consider learning how to be PRO ACTIVE?

Hoping to move forward?

Jan 9, 2012   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Life Coaching, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

It’s easy to let fear stop you making decisions. Uncertainty. That simply then leaves you stuck where you are.
It’s easy to let this fear stop you from moving on. There may be all sorts of obstacles, hinderences, ifs and buts, maybes, what ifs, and perhaps…..

You can become immersed in procrastination. Never moving. Then actually losing out because you stayed as is.

Life Coaching removes all the doubts, produces new thinking and motivations. Finds answers and solutions. Gives you the opportunity to see your way and support you through the decisions and the actions required.

If you want the world of 2012 shaping into more your style – instigate some removal of that fear. Now!

don’t worry….be happy…

Dec 29, 2011   //   by Anne Russell   //   Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

…as the song said…so be pro-active – no more procrastination. No more “thinking about it”.
Just do it.
If you know what you need to do, get to it, and let that be your mantra for 2012.

And, if you don’t know….well, Life Coaching for you!

Stress and Confidence

Oct 28, 2011   //   by Anne Russell   //   Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

It’s tremendously important to address issues that bring down your Confidence and have you feeling low and not able to speak up in your work place or about your work.

You may actually be a Business Owner, needing to feel more Confident and less Stresssed.
You may be an Employee, struggling to be heard, and feeling more and more depressed because you haven’t the confidence to tackle that issue that burns a hole in you every day.

Take one step today, when you read this blog, however small to begin the process of Change. Just one. You will feel so pleased with yourself it will encourage you to take the next step, and the next – the stress is often around not taking action!

High Blood Pressure?

Sep 6, 2011   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Nutrition, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

A recent study has shown that eating raw tomatoes twice daily helps to lower blood pressure. Tasty way, especially at the season of local produce, to help your health.

insomnia?

Jul 20, 2011   //   by Anne Russell   //   Blog, Tip of the Week  //  No Comments

If sleeping is becoming more difficult: try the herb valerian, available at good chemists or health food shops.

Then give yourself a better chance of sleep patterns being righted: come and discover why you don’t sleep well, and what you can change to create a constant natural good sleep habit. Nu U progamme will give you the answers. anne@coachingnorthwest.com

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