The shift from being stuck in a problem to creating lasting solutions often means acknowledging, and then accepting, certain things about ourselves. As we begin such a process is often the first time that we give names or even identities to those darker parts of ourselves which have been driving our unwanted behaviours at an almost sub-conscious level. We sometimes become aware of some uncomfortable truths. Awareness and even understanding …Read More
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It is such a common thing for clients to be focused on their problems. In fact, it is often their ‘distress’ with the impact that their problem is having on their life that brings them into clinic. They feel ‘stuck’, helpless or hopeless. They perhaps know how they want to be, which is different to how they are right now. [does this sound familiar to you?] This difference serves …Read More
How are ‘blurred lines’ impacting your life? Recently I have seen a lot of ‘blurred lines’ that have decreased motivation, interfered with achieving weight loss, stopped great performance and impacted people achieving their goals. What do I mean by ‘blurred lines’? “I had a bad day at work so I need a few glasses of wine”. “My boss was such a tyrant that I will reward myself with ice-cream and …Read More
Today, a bit of a rant. I was contacted by someone in a fair bit of distress yesterday. They were stuck and struggling. Although I had a full program, I made some time (admin tasks got delayed until evening!) to see them and do some work. After seeing them, it reminded me about the old adage “first, do no harm!”. This particular client had been going really well. The brief …Read More
How are you going with setting and achieving your goals? As it is now the end of January, it is time to bring this series of videos on goal setting to a conclusion. This is the ONLY goal setting process I know that sets you up for success by focusing on the right things, in the right ways, to get the results that you seek. So, two videos today. The …Read More
Getting to your goal requires the presence- and absence – of specific resources to help you reach your goal. Watch this week’s instalment to see why this is so important – and how to do it. What resources do you need to support your goal achievement? Live well, Phil.
You are not alone – often seeking to reach goals can be lonely. Get your team – your pit crew, your cheer squad, your supporters – all in place to help you achieve your goals. Check out how in this video: Who is supporting you on your journey? Stay well, Phil
Not every journey is a smooth one. In fact, it is often how you navigate the bumps on the road that determine if you will reach your goals. This video discussed how overcoming your obstacles is important in reaching your goals. What are the obstacles in your way? What will you do to overcome them?
With clinical or life goals, we often set out to achieve something but will never achieve it – because we havent thought about the skills and strategies we need to get there. This is a must-watch if you want to achieve your goals. Live well Phil
This second video in the series explores motivation – and its important role in helping you achieve your goals and get the outcomes you desire. See how in this video: Does your goal have the right type of motivation? Live well, Phil