“Effort is the unconstrained willingness to persevere through difficulty.”― Sharon Salzberg
So the COVID crisis drags on. You’ve completed Netflix. You know the words to every Disney movie. You’re now playing video games you don’t even like and your poor dog is a shadow of themselves from all the walking. Looking for something to read out in the garden in the
There are many different factors when you think about a health and fitness routine. Many different exercises come to mind when you think about getting in shape. There are many different diets that come to mind as well. Or the gym may come to mind. Or even some person that
As humans, one of our principle survival tools is data processing. It is ultimately what keeps us alive, allowing us to process information from stimuli around us and make constant judgements on how to react and adapt, based on both the present situation and also on historical experiences. This brain
“Silence is a source of great strength.”Lao Tzu
We live in a noisy world. We are surrounded by a cacophony of sounds and voices, a chorus of constant conversation. Even when we are alone, we rarely allow ourselves to enjoy silence. We feel compelled to fill any gaps between our own
Order /ˈɔːdə/ noun: a state in which everything is in its correct or appropriate place.
It may seem slightly absurd given the times we are in to suggest you get your life in order. It may seem like something utterly possible to achieve when so little is within your control. The
In celebration of World Poetry Day 2021, J.Allan Longshadow speaks to poet and spoken word performer Lara Edwards to discover how her love of poetry has helped her overcome anxiety, conquer fear and open up incredible new opportunities.
J.Allan Longshadow: Lara, thank you for joining me, It’s a real privilege to
Around the world, people have now spent weeks at home under lockdown due to social distancing regulations. Although it has been a tough time, it has also been a great time to reflect on what matters in life. Here are some of my conclusions. It seems appropriate to write them
Part of what I love about my work is the deep connections I regularly make with others.
It doesn’t just happen in coaching sessions or workshops; it occurs during support calls and random places like checkout lines. I’ve always had a love for connecting with people and getting to know their
"I'm not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions."Stephen Covey