Amy Winehouse and The Tragic 27 Club

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Below is a post that I wrote 729 days ago, in response to the early passing of Amy Winehouse, yet another young and talented human being who seemed to have so much to live for.   Amy died on this day, July 23rd in 2011.

Last week another name, Cory Monteith, a star of the hit TV show Glee was added to the young drink, drugs and demise list.

Of course we are all going to physically pass away at some point. ...

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His Affair Really Did Make Me Stronger

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THOSE CLOUDS REALLY DO HAVE SILVER LININGS

 

The whole thing about ‘Patience’ and ‘Unfolding’ has been a theme of late.

As another month came to an end I reviewed the achievements and completions of the past 5 weeks.  There was plenty to smile about and be grateful for.  There were also those things that I had put out there that hadn’t come to pass or as some would say, manifested.

There inevitably started to rise up a bit of frustration and annoyance.  I ...

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Are You Living In The Shadow Of Your True Self

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I saw a few posts on Facebook yesterday which made me think about conversations that people have taken it upon themselves to have with me in the past, and I found myself thinking about whether I should be having a laugh on Facebook and posting music and regularly talking about dancing.

I then had to stop and take stock. I am very serious about my work when it comes to delivering for my Corporate clients, Coaching Groups, and getting results for ...

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Be Inspired by Life Itself

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Inspirations from Life by Marilyn Devonish

 

I just found myself thinking, as I made my customary fresh hot lemon and cinnamon drink to start the day that life inspires me.  Not just the things that you would put in to the ‘good or happy’ category, but also the seemingly bad.  Little things spark my thinking, creativity and curiosity, and inspire me on to bigger and more impactful thoughts, or stop me and cause me to reflect on the seemingly ...

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Life’s Defining Moments – The Ink Pen The Helped Me Write A New Future

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The Ink Pen That Helped Me Write a New Future

I saw this on Dawn Petherick‘s facebook page.  As you will see in a moment, the picture below was the first thing that struck me, followed by the words.

 

I was sharing with my business partner Sukhi Wahiwala and his lovely wife Parvinder Kaur Wahiwala this week the story of my History Teacher Mrs Turner.

She was handing out brand new ink cartridge pens to the entire class.  Probably an old fashioned ...

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HOW TO TURN YOUR WORST TIMES INTO YOUR BEST

Below is an extract from my Free Monthly eNewsletter.  This month the focus was on how to create the best of times from the worst of times, and some of the stages and processes involved in doing that.  Enjoy!

Inspired by The Magic, this month’s Coaching Corner focuses on the issue of thanks and gratitude.

I was sharing with a client a few weeks ago how some of my worst moments became my best.  ...

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Are You Ending The Year The Way You Wanted To?

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IS THIS YEAR COMING TO A CLOSE IN THE WAY YOU HAD HOPED FOR?

If there is room for change, more magic, or improvement, read on!

So I have given in and finally put my sparkly flips flops away for this year.  I was hoping for another late burst of summer like we had last Oct/Nov but alas, it was not to be.  So as we hurtle to the end of yet another year thoughts often turn to a review of the ...

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