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The Chimp Paradox is written by consultant psychiatrist Professor Steve Peters or just Steve, as he prefers to be called. It so eloquently explains the way in which our minds work and how we can use this understanding to manage our thoughts and emotions to live a more successful and confident life. It has to be one of the most useful books I have ever read. It sits proudly on my book shelf and unlike a lot of the books on there it is well-thumbed!

 

Here Is Your Permission To Dream Big

Here Is Your Permission To Dream Big

If we dream small, we will miss many things life - not because they are out of our reach but because limiting our own beliefs prevents us from achieving our true dreams. One of the questions I always ask the women I coach is, “what would you dare to dream if you knew you could not fail?”   It can…

The Difference Between Motivation and Commitment

The Difference Between Motivation and Commitment

Every day we are bombarded with information about the importance of healthy eating, whether it’s reducing our sugar levels, ensuring we eat our five-a-day (which recently became ten-a-day), or making sure we keep ourselves hydrated by drinking two litres of water every day. There is always a magazine article or blog (just like this one) with some “top tips” that…

A Tribute To Two Special Women

A Tribute To Two Special Women

This has been a great week for me; a week meeting inspirational people. These are people who have really made a difference to the lives of others, albeit in different ways. At the weekend, it was psychiatrist Professor Steve Peters and his insight into his world of elite sports and his renowned Chimp Model.   Yesterday, I got to meet Dr Helen…

The Chimp Paradox

The Chimp Paradox

Do you have a favourite book? A book which has inspired and motivated you?    My firm favourite, a book which has helped me to grow as a person as well as a coach, is The Chimp Paradox.   The Chimp Paradox is written by consultant psychiatrist Professor Steve Peters or just Steve, as he prefers to be called. It…