Stillness

  To truly get in touch with our emotions, requires a certain level of being able to be still, motionless. Like the eye in the middle of the storm, we must shut off the raging cyclone of the external stimuli. Only in the silence we can tune in to read our internal compass, which connects us to our emotions. To cultivate the silence we need to learn to manoeuvre our way through the frazzled chaos that is becoming an everyday norm within our society. When we are bombarded with noise, constant motion and the busy-ness of life, it is no wonder we become exhausted. To find our way into stillness and calm we need to become more centred and focused. It is through being still that we find the antidote against exhaustion and start to regain our tranquility. “The...

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Focus

You tackled your distractions, cleared them to the curb and NOW you are ready. Ready to start again with a renewed sense of focus, putting your attention to what matters. When you focus things become clear. Distractions disappear and our attention becomes centred and concentrated on the task at hand. Once we focus we unleash the creative energy within us, connecting to the task at hand. Focusing is not about keeping up with your to do list. It is about turning up the internal volume and shutting out the external distractions, tuning into your internal voice and energy to turn on your inner creativity. As soon as we are truly in focus we begin to embrace the task at hand. We throw all of ourselves, not just our attention into the task! We gain clarity about what...

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Distraction

The enemy of momentum is distraction – it can stop you dead in your tracks and derail your progress! When you are stuck in the landscape of distraction not only do you loose momentum but the diversion also causes you to loose sight of what it was you were hoping to get to in the first place. Before you know it you start to become discouraged and it becomes harder to get back on tack. When our momentum becomes interrupted, the more absent-minded and less attentive we become to moving forward. Sometimes the distraction hits and takes over like a cross current – it becomes too hard to fight it and we just bob along and let ourselves get carried away. But then again, the thing that prevents you from giving your full attention to something else (this is the definition...

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