Author Archives: Gaynor

How not to die

I’ve  just read this book and I’m completely hooked. It’s written by an American doctor and focuses on the top causes of death in the States and the science around diet to avoid these killers. I appreciate I’m probably not … Continue reading

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How to have a good clear out.

”Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful” William Morris. So I’m back home after being overseas for nearly 2 years and I’m having a massive clear out. It feels … Continue reading

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I am back.

So I am back in the UK and taking on new clients again. Watch this space for new blogs and a new perspective from my experiences in Africa.

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Take new opportunities

So here I am living in West Africa. I didn’t see this coming. Firstly I’m here because of my husbands work but essentially I view it as an opportunity that presented itself which we grabbed with both hands. Basically I’ve … Continue reading

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Get a Hobbie…Fast

I’ve just bought a new colouring in book. No not for the kids, for me and I can’t tell you how happy it’s making me. It’s a little book of postcards called the Secret Garden by Johanna Basford and it … Continue reading

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How to beat nerves

Nervousness is a normal response to a stressful situation which can be mild to strong depending on the seriousness of the situation. For example going on a first date may be quite mild, an interview moderate and a shark attack … Continue reading

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“The cracked pot”

(from Jim Cyr’s novel) A water carrier in India had two large clay pots that hung from opposite ends of a pole he carried across his shoulders. One of the carrier’s pots had a crack in it. The other pot was … Continue reading

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5 reasons to start walking today.

1. It’s free exercise, no cost, no time constraints, just free anytime. 2. It’s good for your physical health, exercise doesn’t have to be hard work, just a little bit every day or so is great. 3. It beats depression, … Continue reading

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It’s good to be bored!

We are taught to resist or fight boredom, that it is bad but what if it’s ok, what if it is even good for you? Being bored is a busy persons first step to being at peace. When we stop … Continue reading

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Emotional intelligence

Intelligence isn’t just about how clever you are, it’s about your ability to identify, understand and relate to others. Breaking this down very simply there are 5 factors that will help you enhance your emotional intelligence. Your ability to deal … Continue reading

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