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How to be a good manager & the qualities of a good leader

    The Brain, Self Sabotage and Leadership   I was listening to a CEO the other day relaying some behavioural problems from one of his directors, which was causing a down turn in productivity. Not good, but why on earth would someone begin to sabotage themselves and their position within a company? Perhaps the answer comes

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    A One Word Transformation

      The Doctor and the Bridge… or a One Word Transformation Here is another simple example that never made it into “The Saboteur Within” and yet the client had tried for years to resolve her problem to no avail. A Medical Doctor called me up a while back to ask if I could work with her

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      The Saboteur Within Your Appetite

        The secret eating spell…. This is one of my client’s who didn’t make it into the book ‘The Saboteur Within’ but was a very interesting and brief  case study. I was asked by a daughter if I could work with her mother to eat, the mother let’s call her Mary, had had an operation and

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        Work Life Balance May be Easier Than You Think

          Many philosophers have written about the nature of ‘reality’ Carl Jung theorised that you must maintain a relationship between the conscious and unconscious processes of the mind, in order that your psyche may be enriched. Jung believed that without this communication, unconscious processes cold become weak and even threaten the personality, from his map of

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          Self Sabotaging Your Health and Fitness

            Are You Self Sabotaging Your Health and Fitness? I’d like to tell you about a good friend of mine who runs a gym. He is always amazed at the clients who come in and sign-up for a three-year membership. Why? Because after three weeks about 75% of them stop coming altogether. And after about three

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            To Mother or to Smother?

              “I can’t live if living is without you!” there is a song around here somewhere ☺ Think about those words for a moment, what happens if you don’t feel the same way? Or if you would to break up, spend time on your own, or simply breathe. Do you feel you are suffocating within your

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              Could you be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

                If you are a care-giver, therapist, health professional or you work in an environment where there are a lot of negative emotions, you might not be surprised to learn that you could be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  or to put it another way Compassion Fatigue. According to Susanne Babbel, Ph.D., MFT, “the

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                When is a woman not a woman? When she’s a wife…

                  I have been reading this article from the New York Times magazine about what does it mean to be a good wife and it got me wondering, perhaps the reasons the author has put forward go even deeper. What if a girl, called Mary, in todays modern world has grown up with a bad mother role model,

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                  Self Sabotage – Do You Self Sabotage Your Own Success

                    “Procrastination is the fear of success.”  Denis Waitley What are you prepared to lose? For you, success means fulfillment, contentment, happiness and pride. But for your unconscious mind, success means that one area it’s charged with avoiding at all times and at all costs: change! So, how does The Fear of Success work? Well, in order

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