Have You Been Set Up to be A Narcissists Servant?

Identifying Emotional Abuse and PTSD There is a lot of discussion about narcissism, gas lighting and emotional abuse in recent times which is fantastic as these topics really need more airtime while also saddening in that they are so common.Check out the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) studies for the damaging effects and how to preventContinue reading “Have You Been Set Up to be A Narcissists Servant?”

Stress Less

Breathe More Have you ever felt stressed? If you’re alive (a prerequisite to reading words) then I’m going to assume yes. And therefore you’ve definitely been stressed before. In fact, the word itself is a highly useful tool for people because it allows us to define what stress is and what stress isn’t, so weContinue reading “Stress Less”

Towards Daily Courage

Different Types of Courage What is your definition of courage, what does it mean to you?Do you have enough of it? I know I don’t, not yet. I encourage you to consider what courage actually is beyond the images and concepts that we’re offered by the media.* Whatever you have established as courageousness let’s lookContinue reading “Towards Daily Courage”

Automatic Electronic Habit

Screen Time Awareness This is a hot topic for a reason, white hot and getting hotter, while also a quicker read than the usual articles. Click. Tap. Why? Click. Tap. Scroll. Why?? Before you waste more time looking at a screen, ask your self if your actions are of a necessity for something.Or if theyContinue reading “Automatic Electronic Habit”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 8

Personal Boundaries and Self Worth Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 and Part 7 is useful to understand the overall idea An utterly crucial aspect of your mindset and life satisfaction is your regulation of personal boundaries. I’ve covered this already, but it is such a crucialContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 8”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 7

Past Masters Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6 is useful to understand the overall idea For a Scottish person, the idea of looking inwards, of self reliance and mastery has a strong Oriental association, and given that the Tao Te Ching by the legendaryContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 7”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 6

Diet Like a King/Queen Food for Thought Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4, and Part 5 is useful to understand the overall idea Like water, food is necessary for survival. Within your sovereignty, within your castle, you need to maintain a steady supply of energy so you can giveContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 6”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 5

Kingdom Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , and Part 4 is useful to understand the overall idea Your mind is like an operational castle. War is certain, peace is not. People have raided it and will try to raid it again and again and again.* That—is life. They will try toContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 5”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 4

Architect of Your Success Reading Part 1 , Part 2 and Part 3 is useful to understand the overall idea Continuing the castle as mind metaphor and boundaries, whatever vision you have of your meta-castle, and I fully encourage you to envision it, I will keep using some terms that relate to a typical ScottishContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 4”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 3

Self Serve Reading Part 1 and Part 2 is useful to understand the overall idea Throughout history, stories both fictional and real, are replete with the concept of mastery. How do we achieve it? A recurrent theme is of people given powers that they are not capable of handling. Or of learning a secret theyContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 3”