mindful living

Productivity Solution: Struggling with Distractions?

Productivity Solution: Struggling with Distractions? 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“You can always find a distraction if you’re looking for one.” – Tom Kite As somebody who works from home, I find that having autonomy over when and how I work has big upsides but plenty of downsides. Yes, I…

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How to Practice Finding Inspiration

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“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” – Saul Bellow on Inspiration Inspiration, in my experience, seems to strike when you are not expecting it. That’s all very nice, and well,…

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Fostering Commitment to a New Habit

Fostering Commitment to a New Habit 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“Motivation is what gets you started. Commitment is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn New habits are easy to start. I know. I started one just a few weeks ago. “No TV or computer games from Mondays to Wednesdays!”…

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5 Pathways To Peace Learning To Let Go This Summer

5 Pathways To Peace Learning To Let Go This Summer 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. Ajahn Chah Even though the seasons seem to roll by increasingly quickly as I get…

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Personal Wellbeing: Some Reminders

Personal Wellbeing: Some Reminders 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“Your wellbeing must never become an afterthought. It must be your first act.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru on personal wellbeing The world, I think it’s fair to say, feels like a tough place right now. There are only so many things…

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How to Help Helpfully

How to Help Helpfully

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“The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed.” – Ray Kroc   To have the desire to help others is a wonderful thing. However, I think it’s fair to say that people helping is not always helpful.…

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Moving On: When to Say ‘Enough’

Moving On: When to Say ‘Enough’ 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“I have enough. I’ve done enough. I am enough.” – Jim Carrey on quitting acting.   I have come across this question many times in my career so far. The question being, ‘am I done with this chapter?’ I’m a…

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Is Your Star Rising In The Wrong Field?

Is Your Star Rising In The Wrong Field? 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

I often meet clients at the crossroads in life. It is an exciting and sometimes frightening place. As a coach, I like to welcome clients to the crossroads, and encourage them to look not only at the view down multiple…

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Why I Sit: Lessons From Silence

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There seems to be almost a Universal push/pull between human beings and silence. Whenever I talk about my silent retreat experiences it is often met by a really interesting combination of energies. There is a mix of desire, excitement and…

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What Does It Mean To Be A Conscious Leader?

What Does It Mean To Be A Conscious Leader?

What Does It Mean To Be A Conscious Leader? 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. —Jack Welch   We talk about conscious leadership a lot at the conscious professional. Of course we do!…

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