Monthly Archives: April 2015

Boats, Paint, Sea & Sky

Brightly coloured fishing boats nestle in the safety of Ramsey Harbour on a bright, sunny day, awaiting their return to sea.   Cleaned, nets repaired & ready to resume her fishing duties.   The beauty of boats, paint, sea & … Continue reading

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Building Confidence & Overcoming Fears: Some Personal Experiences

This past week I have been pondering a few lessons I have learnt whilst helping people overcome fears & grow in confidence. Hopefully, they will help you on your journey too. So, here goes … What is Confidence? I think … Continue reading

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Beyond Ramsey: A Touch Of Colour

Flowering gorse bushes brighten the view looking north beyond Ramsey, Isle of Man from the mountain road (part of the famous TT circuit) just above the town. Take care until next time …  

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Standing On Top Of The World Can Be A Lonely Place

The view from the top is beautiful, but be careful that in striving to get there we don’t arrive alone: it can be a very lonely place. Take care until next time …

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Striving For Perfection: A Distraction From The Truth?

“That’s perfect!” “Perfection indeed!” “Aim for perfection & you’ll get somewhere near.” Such phrases trip off our tongue & find their way into so many everyday conversations: at home; in the office; in our training & target-setting events; in our … Continue reading

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Lady Isabella & Friends

Taken from the Snaefell Mountain Railway, Lady Isabella, the Laxey Wheel, nestles into the hillside. Take care until next time …

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Choices, Targets & Perspectives

Sometimes we can look ahead, set our goals & start moving in that direction. Along the way, we will meet some obstacles or challenges. Sometimes they will seem so big that we focus on them & almost lose sight of … Continue reading

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