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Simplicity Sessions 16 – Being Real About Relationships

  This week Nic and I talk get real about what’s changed in our relationships since we learned about the Principles. Here’s why you don’t need your relationship to be ‘perfect’, why it’s fine to argue, what happens to the ‘divorce movie’ you might play through your head from time to time and how much more…

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What If Your Relationship Wasn’t The Problem?

Do you ever struggle with feeling connected in your intimate relationships? Me too! And I know I have written loads about it, but the last 7 months of this building project have been quite tough. Another one of the ways in which I have occasionally struggled, is with my relationship with Linda. I had a more…

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Why Letting The Dust Settle Is Always Wiser

A few days ago, it was my daughter Leila’s fourth birthday. Here’s a picture of her carrying her new pride and joy – it’s a magic wand from the movie Frozen. If you are a parent of a small child, then the song “Let it go” is probably familiar to you! This thing plays it more…

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The Only Thing You Need To See To Transform Your Life, Relationships and Work

I often speak in my articles of the importance of being grounded. But what does this really mean and why is it so important? This week, my website went into meltdown. I added a page to it, a normally simple and benign job, and everything broke. It took me nearly a day to fix it, more…

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The Real Reason Your Goals Might Be Eluding You…

Allow me to introduce you to my cat, Pebbles. My daughter, Leila, loves Pebbles. Whenever she sees Pebbles she is desperate to pet her. So desperate in fact, that she chases Pebbles around the living room and unsurprisingly the poor cat runs likes mad and hides! When she does, Leila gets upset, and wonders if more…

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Love – Our Natural State

“Hello You” – my wife, Linda, whispered to me as we gazed into one another’s eyes. In that moment she had ‘seen’ me, and we were both embracing a feeling of love and unity, with nothing particular on our minds. In those days, however, we were not married, and these moments were quite rare. Like more…

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The Difference Between Criticism And Feedback That Really Serves

In life and in business, we all find ourselves sharing feedback with others. In this blog, I would like to share some examples that show you the important key to giving feedback, that is not only much more likely to be heard, but will also help the person giving the feedback to experience a deeper more…

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The Real Problem In Our Relationships

Recently, I was speaking with a friend who had been struggling with certain aspects of her husband’s behaviour. She was in a whirlwind of emotion when she started to explain to me that, whilst she loved her husband, he had habits that she could not tolerate anymore. She explained to me how she felt trapped more…

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