Who am I & what have I learned?

By Lesley | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

How do you feel having answered last week’s questions? If you haven’t finished yet that’s Ok, this is not a race. (If you’re new here, we’re in the middle of a review as we want to be sure that our dreams are supporting us – you can read more in my previous blog). Let’s start by reviewing what you’ve already done by going back to the garden metaphor. By now you know what grew well & what didn’t, & which are the weeds. This week you’ll be pulling out weeds & unhealthy plants & getting the soil ready for new planting. Then next week you’ll consider what you might want your new garden to look like. So in terms of questions, this week is about letting go, considering who you are & what’s important to you. As I said last week feel free to answer all the questions or none & in the way which works best for you. However, by now we both know that those you’re resisting are those you need to give your time to. Shall we make a start? 1. What am I willing to let go of? Last week you identified some dreams that are no longer serving you; you understand how you’re stopping yourself & the price you’re paying for holding on. And here’s Cheryl Strayed’s quote again to remind you why you’re doing this. You’ve identified some dreams you’re completely ready to let go of & others that you might want to retain … Read moreWho am I & what have I learned?

The secret to no longer being a Victim (Cause v Effect)

By Lesley / August 21, 2013 / 0

How are you getting on with the first 2 steps? Do you agree that writing a journal and getting all your thoughts and feelings out and including what you’re grateful … Read moreThe secret to no longer being a Victim (Cause v Effect)

How many small steps to healing do you want to take?

By Lesley / August 8, 2013 / 0

I have this quote on my website, and I feel that it‘s worth repeating Maybe you’re thinking, “If I just sit here and wait, something will change” and that’s the … Read moreHow many small steps to healing do you want to take?

What baggage do you really need?

By Lesley / July 12, 2013 / 0

For many people it’s the start of the holiday season and it made me think about what we really need to take with us and what we can leave behind. … Read moreWhat baggage do you really need?

Learn from Andy Murray how to develop Something Inside so Strong

By Lesley / July 9, 2013 / 0

I’ve been to two events this week where I’ve sung the song “Something Inside so Strong’ and it started me thinking how for me personally having something inside so strong … Read moreLearn from Andy Murray how to develop Something Inside so Strong

How I plan to support childless women

By Lesley / June 28, 2013 / 2

When I set up my coaching business about a year ago, I knew in my heart that supporting childless women was what I really wanted to do, but I wasn’t … Read moreHow I plan to support childless women

5 reasons you need a guide even when you know where you want to go

By Lesley / June 17, 2013 / 0

A few months ago I decided to change my business to specifically provide support for childless women. Making the decision to change was the easy part. Then I was stuck. … Read more5 reasons you need a guide even when you know where you want to go

Which books helped you to come to terms with childlessness?

By Lesley / June 1, 2013 / 1

I saw recently that the book chain Waterstones is inviting readers to name a book that altered their lives, it’s part of a project called ‘The Book That Made Me’ … Read moreWhich books helped you to come to terms with childlessness?

How do you nurture yourself and how do you play?

By Lesley / May 17, 2013 / 1

I read in the paper recently that a new international study by the Journal of Consumer Research found that “listening to sad music was the best way to recover from … Read moreHow do you nurture yourself and how do you play?

Speaking with my Authentic Childless Voice (part 2)

By Lesley / May 10, 2013 / 0

A few weeks ago I wrote about how hard I found it to speak openly about being childless, how by not doing so I was hiding my true self from … Read moreSpeaking with my Authentic Childless Voice (part 2)

Living a Happy life – what do you want; the importance of values?

By Lesley / May 3, 2013 / 0

Here’s the first in my series on tips and tricks to help childless women live a happy life.  This week I’m going to discuss values.  Basically the more your values … Read moreLiving a Happy life – what do you want; the importance of values?

Today I’m feeling grateful

By Lesley / April 11, 2013 / 0

Last week I wrote about some of the negatives of being childless, and as I write this the sun is shining (albeit briefly) so I feel that it’s a good … Read moreToday I’m feeling grateful

What’s it like to be childless?

By Lesley / April 5, 2013 / 1

In the last couple of weeks, in a quest to really understand what it’s like to be childless I’ve interviewed almost 20 women.  I can’t thank them enough for sharing … Read moreWhat’s it like to be childless?

Speaking with my Authentic Childless Voice

By Lesley / March 20, 2013 / 2

I know how hard I’ve found it to speak openly about being childless, and I also know that by not doing so I’ve been hiding my true self from the … Read moreSpeaking with my Authentic Childless Voice

Childless or Childfree – what’s the difference & does it matter?

By Lesley / March 7, 2013 / 0

I’ve been using the term Childless to describe myself for over 10 years since we stopped trying to have children and jumped off the IVF rollercoaster.  Having read various other … Read moreChildless or Childfree – what’s the difference & does it matter?

beliefs guide everything we do

By Lesley / November 13, 2012 / 0

I’m going to talk about 2 beliefs this time; Have respect for the other person’s model of the world/point of view My previous articles have talked about how we act … Read morebeliefs guide everything we do

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