Stay Connected and Make the Rest of Your Life the Best

Be There for Nearest, Dearest, Friends and the Odd Stranger A couple of Make the Rest of Your Life the Best strategies that I often talk about are “use it or lose it”  and “look for opportunities to improve on your previous best.” These mostly get taken up doing things […]

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Listening could be the best thing you ever do.

Listen and be there for somebody. On Thursday I dropped  my car off for repair.  I gave garage owner Paul my usual “Is life treating you fairly?” greeting, but he didn’t seem to want to talk beyond a “Mustn’t grumble.” But then Paul doesn’t chat a lot when he’s busy. […]

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Thoughts from the Dentist Chair

Painful Decisions – Encouragement helps a lot “Well done Bob” said Paul as he administered the pre-extraction anaesthetic. I sat waiting for it to kick in and Chris, the dental nurse kindly distracted me with a question about my work.  Welcoming the possible delay I got deep into “life coaching” […]

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How do You Show your Charitable Side?

Making a Difference to Others It’s that time of the year when BBC’s Children in Need appears on our TV screens and pretty much everywhere else, and we are inspired, humbled, and occasionally embarrassed into donating an amount for the so deserving causes that need our help. This year November […]

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