Genius Living

Communication has always been a huge part of my life – and it’s a key element of my work as I help other people think more innovatively and express their inner creativity.

In these blogs and articles, you’ll find my thoughts on issues that affect us all.

If they inspire you to share your own ideas, please do contact me and tell me your story.

Fatigue is a nasty business; we can fix it – together.

Fatigue is a nasty business; we can fix it – together.

For the great majority of us this year is likely to live long in our memories – unfortunately, not as a year of great joy, peace or happiness. 2020, with all its initial promise, has turned out to be so unpredictable and with that highly stressful and uncertain. It has really tested and called on our already fragile resilience.

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If ever there was a time and need for self-discipline?

If ever there was a time and need for self-discipline?

Since lockdown, I have been checking in and out with a broad range of folks. All ages, all genders, all work types, all over the world. Some are full on at work, many busier than they ever were, when at work. Some have less to do, and sadly, many now have no work at all.

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Self-motivating in lockdown

Self-motivating in lockdown

Some folk are marvellous at self-motivation – bless them, and some folk need other factors to kick-in before they can get themselves motivated. We are each unique in this regard, often choosing a blend of ideas to drive us.

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A lockdown shouldn’t apply to your mind

A lockdown shouldn’t apply to your mind

Here we go again – another piece of overwhelming news that in our lifetimes none of us have ever experienced… A nationwide lockdown. That rush of deeply unsettling feelings on hearing this, was just another reminder of how effective our operating system is.

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Self-regulating in times of uncertainty and anxiety

Self-regulating in times of uncertainty and anxiety

When life delivers up a period of uncertainty, complexity and anxiety our operating systems create the corresponding emotional responses – so fear, worry and doubt flood our immediate experience and this colours whatever we are engaged in that particular moment.

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