Obstacle Busting: Getting on a Negative Train of Thought

negative train of thought

Tweet Have you ever noticed the destinations of your trains of thought? Are they positive trains that make you feel good about yourself and your life? Or are they negative trains of thought that lead you directly to The Land of I Suck? For example, when you start on the train of thought: “This chapter isn’t flowing” which leads to the thought… “This is so hard” which leads to the thought… “Writing is so difficult” which leads to the thought… “I don’t know why I’m trying to do this, I suck” which leads to the thought… “I’ll just go off … Read More

Obstacle Busting: Life Getting in the Way

Life getting in the way

Tweet You know what it’s like – there’s so much to do, you’re so very busy and important. Week after week after week you find you ran out of time to do anything with anything…and 3 weeks later you have zero recollection of what you were doing in all that ‘very important busy work’. How on earth can you make time for creating the life you want when life just seems to keep getting in your way? But wait, the first thing you need to check is that you’re not practicing some kind of avoidance strategy. “Life getting in the … Read More

Obstacle Busting: Never Getting Started and Not Taking Action

never getting started

Tweet Aah, the joys of a dream, what fun to imagine living on that beach, writing that book, creating that business, moving to the farm in the country. Such fun to imagine what we want in life…but then, turning the romantic ideal into reality…suddenly it feels like work. Or we don’t know what to do. Or it seems too big. Or impossible. Or we don’t have time or money or space or support. So many things can get in the way of the dream…it’s no wonder so many of us never seem to get started or take any action. So, … Read More

Obstacle Busting: No Time

Tweet It’s time for another chapter from the book “Obstacle Busting” that I’m currently working on editing. This one’s another one that’s come up a lot from the lovely people who’ve been sharing what obstacles are in the way of them creating a life they love – no time. Oh boy, if I had a pound for every time I heard this one, I wouldn’t need to work ever again. So, the first thing you need to know is that ‘no time’ is a really common obstacle – many people say that lack of time gets in the way of … Read More

Obstacle Busting: Fear


Tweet For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing chapters from my new book (while I’m feverishly working on the final drafts, edits, formatting, promotion and all that guff!). I’ve been asking what’s getting in the way of you creating the life you want to live so I can share the most relevant chapters and help you get over, under, round or through those obstacles. (Thank you to the lovely people who’ve shared what’s getting in their way…it’s not too late for you to share and influence which chapters I’ll be sharing in the next weeks – leave a comment … Read More