A good walk has all the benefits of a short meditation, or a mindfulness session. It provides the benefits of physical exercise. It is an excellent opportunity to daydream and plan creative activity. And it fills your heart with gratefulness and appreciation for the beauty our senses deliver to us, helping us to focus on what is worth focusing on in our lives.
Author Archives: Kostas Panagiotou-The Freedom Composer
Finding Purpose Through Creativity
I am one of these people who can’t settle doing just one thing. I’m madly jealous at individuals who seem to be able to focus with monomaniacal obsession on a big goal in life, a purpose. Only earlier today, I was completing a worksheet in my NLP instructor’s book, asking for my purpose. I hadContinue reading “Finding Purpose Through Creativity”
Hard Workers Are More Inspiring Than Geniuses
By Emily Reynolds. Using “genius” scientists as role models may make people feel that success in STEM is out of their reach. Hard Workers Are More Inspiring Than Geniuses
How a Gratefulness Journal Can Help With Your Isolation
Keeping a Gratefulness Journal can help you train your mind to reframe your experiences in a positive way; you will gift yourself some of the structure and routine you need to get through the social distancing isolation during the lockdown. Having committed your thoughts to paper, you will also be able to return to them at a later stage and remind yourself of your strengths, resources and coping strategies during some of your difficult times.
Tackling Anxiety in Times of Social Distancing
Four rules to help you cope with anxiety in these exceptional times of lockdowns, social distancing and social isolation.
No to Advice, Yes to Feedback
I want to make a bet with you. I bet that you have probably never met a person who thinks that they are a bad person. And if you have met someone who says so, you know they probably don’t mean it. Most people think of themselves as good, ethical and part of the ‘correct’Continue reading “No to Advice, Yes to Feedback”
My Journey as a Pro Bono Coach for The Coaching Academy
Most of us, the people who have gone on a learning journey in order to be able to provide a service that improves people’s lives, are faced with the prospect of doing pro bono work at some stage in the early stages of our practice. Whether you are an aspiring therapist, counsellor, mentor or coach,Continue reading “My Journey as a Pro Bono Coach for The Coaching Academy”
#Inspiringstories II: Interview with Creative Artist Daniel Neagoe
One of the challenges I face as a coach, is many people’s limiting beliefs that they are not creative. I often come across such beliefs when I ask my clients to think out of the box and come up with creative solutions to change what needs to be changed in order to start achieving theContinue reading “#Inspiringstories II: Interview with Creative Artist Daniel Neagoe”
Interview with Ethical Business Owner Jaya Patel
As a life coach, a significant part of my work centres around helping people to fulfil their potential. Once in a while, we all meet a person in our lives who seems to live and breathe for their unique talent to inspire and bring other people together. Those people are not necessarily what the -ratherContinue reading “Interview with Ethical Business Owner Jaya Patel”
You Are Doing It Wrong: Why I won’t ‘check out’ your band and what you need to do
As a recognisable individual within a number of subgenres in the world of amateur music, I often receive messages on social media from unknown bands and artists asking me to ‘check them out’. A typical message from such an artist is formulated like this: Thanks for the add! I am a member of band x.Continue reading “You Are Doing It Wrong: Why I won’t ‘check out’ your band and what you need to do”