Relaxation and stress busting workshop for performers and creatives

  Relaxation and stress busting for performers and creatives. Thursday, 23rd August 2018, 2pm. South East London. Small group workshop – only 4 places available. £45 Learn how to feel relaxed when you want and need it most, to be happier and more productive using techniques and ideas drawn from meditation, mindfulness and Neuro Linguistic…

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Up-coming workshops for performers and creatives

Hi everyone, Just a quick note to let you know I’m running two new small group workshops for performers at the end of August, 2018. Relaxation and stress busting for performers and creatives. Thursday, 23rd August 2018, 2pm. South East London. Small group workshop – only 4 places available. £45 Learn how to feel relaxed…

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Sugar free

So I’ve been following a sugar and indeed largely ‘carb’ free diet for about three weeks now. A ‘ketogenic’ diet. And following it I have been. No slips (that I’m aware of) so far. Basically keeping total carb (inc sugar) intake under 20g per day. Lots of fat. Some protein. Been listening alot to the…

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Priorities

Every time we’re offered an opportunity, however attractive it is or isn’t, we should look to see how it fits in with our priorities. We could also re-examine all of our current activities under the microscope of our priorities and goals / values. So think about what your goals are, think about your internal values.…

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Paying attention

Some questions to consider: What are you paying attention to now? You’re reading this, but is your mind somewhere else? Where is your attention most often? How much is your attention on your real interests? What ARE your real interests? When you work / play / eat / rest / socialise, are you ‘all there?’…

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Update and event news!

Hi Folks, After gaining my Licensed Practitioner of NLP qualification in October last year (2017) I’ve been enjoying the opportunity to work one-to-one with a few people in a coaching type relationship. I’ve also decided to start running some events sharing the kinds of ideas I talk about here in the blog. The first event…

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Can you be specific?

– What EXACTLY do you need more information about? – What EXACTLY are you afraid of? (You might have to ask more than once.) – What skills EXACTLY do you require that you don’t have/need to develop? It’s not enough, and it’s not useful to say “I can’t do this” or “this isn’t working” unless…

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What IS working?

Many, although not all, of us are quite aware of our shortcomings and areas for improvement. Why not take a break from that and think about what IS working? What are you already doing that works? Make a list, be as specific or as general as you like. Come up with 5 things that are…

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The joy of… Flyering.

Flyering / promo… A lot of people don’t think about ‘selling’ what they do as being part of what they do. – and in a lot of circumstances, you might be right. However, up here at the Edinburgh fringe, part of the ‘deal’ when you’re cast / hired is usually some time spent promoting the…

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Quick thoughts! 29/7/17

Hi! I SHOULD -> I COULD -> I CAN! What do you catch yourself saying you ‘should’ do? COULD you do that? Would you like to? CAN YOU?! John

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