The many mindful musings of a Transformational Life Coach who hasn't quite got everything figured out!
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Episode 52 - Friendship
In the last of our "Relationships with Self, Life & Others" I'm talking about Friendships.
"There are big ships, there are little ships, but the best ships are friendships!" - that what my offshore office buddy told me once and it made me giggle - right before we went back to trading insults or book recommendations! But you know what, he was right. Friendships can help our mental health and give us such a rich life experience.
What qualities do you love most in your friends?
Who loves and accepts you, flaws and all?
Who do you love and accept?
When did you last stop and truly appreciate your friendships?
As we begin to regain some of our freedoms following the pandemic lockdown restrictions, are you going to go back to all of the friendships you had before? Now is a great time to make changes, if you want to.
Why not have a think about who you really want in your life to help you grow and develop your goals? There's no shame is moving on from relationships, especially if they are toxic.
Speak to you next week!
Episode 51 - Gratitude & Thankfulness
There's so much to be grateful for in our daily lives that sometimes we forget to stop and take stock. That's what I'm asking you to do in today's episode. Stop and think about all of the things/people/experiences you've had in life up until now, that you are grateful for. Take some time to write them down or record them in some way so that you can truly appreciate all that you have.
What stops you from being thankful or grateful?
When you fee thankful, how do you feel differently about yourself/life/the world?
On your bad days, how could you still be thankful?
How could you express your gratitude to those around you?
How could you cultivate a larger habit of gratitude and thankfulness in your life?
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Take care and speak to you next week!
Episode 50 - Toxic People AKA Energy Vampires!
They don't want to suck your blood but they will go after your energy reservoir! You know the people I'm talking about. The ones that, when you get within their vicinity, you feel yourself draining and the happy high you were on when you arrived, is slowly leaked out of you.
Do you have these people in your life? Do you feel like you're stuck with them?
With pandemic lockdown restrictions slowly being relaxed (in the UK at least), now is the perfect time to consider who you want to reintroduce to your life.
Who energises you in your life? How could you spend more time with them?
What drains or minimises you? How could you spend less time with them?
How do you allow people to deplete you?
How does it help you to remind yourself that toxic people are in pain themselves?
What steps do you need to take with toxic people for your own esteem and peace of mind?
Let me know what you intend to do to take this forward!
Episode 49 - Freedom
I'm very fortunate to have been born and raised in a country where my innate freedom has been a right for me since I took my first gulp of air. Society, family, friends, education have all allowed me to explore my freedom in the ways that work best for me without breaking any laws. I've been fortunate enough to travel to other countries and learn about their beliefs and freedoms and, whilst I haven't necessarily agreed with all of them, I've been allowed to express my opinion without fear of reprisals. Freedom, for me, is a state of mind. Even though I'm free to live my life, there have been times in the past when I have felt trapped by my beliefs or surroundings.
What does freedom mean to you?
Even though you know you are free, are there areas in your life in which you feel trapped?
How could you free yourself and what would that feel like?
Is what you're seeking really "freedom of the heart"? What does that mean to you?
Get your thinking cap on and put in the hard work here. How are you continuing to work towards your goals whilst aligning to your own core values?
Let me know what you think and I'll be back next week to discuss energy vampires i.e. toxic people!
Episode 48 - Solitude
Being along and being lonely are two different things. Some people can feel lonely in a crowded room when surrounded by friends.
How do you feel when you're alone with yourself?
How would it be to use solitude to renew your energy and reconnect with yourself?
When were you last alone with yourself to reflect on your life and nurture your soul?
If you were to put 10 mins aside each day to be alone with your thoughts and feelings, how long would it take you to tell if you were living your life in line with your values and goals?
As we begin to emerge from Lockdown and the Covid-19 restrictions in your area, why not consider adding 10 mins into your day, every day, to reflect on what you want and where you're going?
Let me know what you think over at rhonabarton.co.uk or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Speak to you next week!
Episode 47 - Guided Mediation - Worry & Regret
As we begin to ease out of some of the lockdown restrictions in our local area, I've had conversations with friends, family & clients who have all mentioned feeling anxious or worried. This is in relation to what life will be like post-Covid-19 and how we may have to relearn social skills and what this can mean for some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
To that end, I wanted to drop by with a Guided Mediation around worry and regret. This one is called Dropping the Suitcases of Worry and Regret.
I hope this helps bring some relaxation into your day.
Positive and uplifting insights
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