Are you ready to receive?

In the spirit of giving, that so many women find themselves adopting naturally, it can be difficult to receive.  To accept that you deserve too.  Receiving does not have to be selfish or self-centred, although we often put our own desires and needs at the bottom of our agenda and focus on “more important things”.Continue reading “Are you ready to receive?”

Dinah’s wobble boosters

When I’m having one of those days where I feel sorry for myself, I have learned there are certain things that lift my spirit, restore my self-belief and fire-me-up to challenge where I am.  These include looking at photographs of my family – like these ones Then I phone a friend… I’ve learned a powerfulContinue reading “Dinah’s wobble boosters”

Choose to play

My morning has been full-on today!  Starting as always with #thebreakfastclub at 6.45am on Twitter which was promptly followed by two client sessions and a trip to the shops before my next client at 11.15.  It could seem overwhelming – but I still choose time for play.  Time to play with a ball (inside today)Continue reading “Choose to play”

Choose to dream

Many people are inspirational in the way they have the courage to stand by their dreams.  To choose to focus on a dream, a goal that seems huge to others, can be a lonely experience.  So often, those around you will not share the vision you have and cannot understand your commitment – your choiceContinue reading “Choose to dream”

Choose your view

In Monday’s blog I suggested you choose your theme tune for the week – a piece of music that helps set your mood.  Today, I would like you to add something visual to the mix.  Choose an image that helps you focus on a dream or a goal, something that connects you with a choiceContinue reading “Choose your view”

Choose the theme tune for your week

I love listening to music  and it is always on in the background, while I work or play. I love to start my week by choosing my theme tune; the piece of music that is going to set the tone. I have a diverse taste in music so making a choice means looking through tracksContinue reading “Choose the theme tune for your week”

Choose to let it go

Today (April 15th 2012), Michael Schumacher and Jenson Button both lost their chance to win the Chinese Grand Prix, thanks to errors made during pit stops. Both in strong Positions at the time they made their pit stops, they saw any chance of victory slip away. And how did they choose to react? They letContinue reading “Choose to let it go”

Today I choose to be….

Today I choose to be positive and up-beat.  Today I choose to see the best in everyone in my life and allow them their moment in the spotlight.  Today I choose to love my life and be grateful for every moment – even the difficult ones.  Today I make my own choices about my attitude,Continue reading “Today I choose to be….”

Your focus – your choice

Is your glass half full or half empty? Mine is overflowing! I choose to focus on the positive aspects of my life and this allows me to have a positive outlook. I am not in denial about the challenges I face, I just make a choice that they will not be my focus. Am IContinue reading “Your focus – your choice”

Choose YOU

Putting others first is a behaviour we are told is a positive one from a very early age.  Learning to share, and to give the best bit of cake at tea to your visitors was seen as good manners in my house.  Choosing to give up our seat on the bus to someone in greaterContinue reading “Choose YOU”