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A Mindful Compassionate Guide to a Happier Life by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

A Mindful Compassionate Guide to a Happier Life        Introduction Are you serious about having a happier life and living your dream?   Can you imagine how life would be if you could remove the barriers that hold you back? Can you imagine that life could be happier and that you can truly ‘live the dream’?

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Insight and Wisdom: Six Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change

Insight and Wisdom Knowledge, wisdom, and insight may seem like the same thing, but they are not. Although they all refer to the mind and an accumulation of thoughts and experiences, they have some very real differences in the essence of their meanings and their applications in our life. Knowledge is the accumulation of facts

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Key Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change Taken from, ‘Living the Dream’, by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes Often in life we seem to seek out advisers believing that they are the experts in all aspect so life. When it comes to yourself, you are your own expert. No one knows you better than

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Keeping our children free from Stress by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

Childhood is supposed to be a carefree time when life is free from worries, with fun and laughter. All too often the reality is different. In the last year I have worked with children who are stressed, anxious and unhappy. In my work as a holistic practioner I use a wide variety of approaches and

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Mindfulness in the Workplace

World class companies are using Mindfulness Meditation and other mental techniques to inspire well-being and productivity for their staff.  It appears that there is increasing acceptance of the power and usefulness of inner mental processes and focus.  89% of a top U.S. company senior executives said they had become better listeners as a result of

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Educational Motivation, Coaching and Performance

‘How to beat exams!’     Group coaching, confidence building and motivation in schools with senior students preparing for national exams For nearly 30 years Ian was a Deputy Head in a large school, working with and supporting students and staff to shine. He is the author of several books, including the highly acclaimed study guide, ‘How

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Association of Scottish Businesswomen

News! I’m thrilled, delighted and humbled to learn that I’m a finalist for ‘Most Enterprising Business’ with the Association of Scottish Businesswomen The aims and objectives of the Association of Scottish Businesswomen. ASB was founded in 1995 as the umbrella organisation for a number of business and professional women’s clubs throughout Scotland. Using the strong

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Resilience in Mindfulness: Insight with Susan Chan Associates

Comprehensive Training Susan Chan Associates is recognised as an international authority on mind training for excellence in both the UK and Shanghai, China. Susan Chan is the founder and director of Susan Chan Associates.  What is Resilience?  Resilience is the ability to affect positive change both personally and professionally in a high pressured, fast moving

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Golden Rules to adopt when working with people

How not to upset people!  “I will never blame other people” We all make mistakes. Suppliers don’t deliver on time. Potential customers never sign. You blame them for your problems. Are you free from blame? Maybe you didn’t provide enough training, build in enough of a buffer, or asked for too much too soon. Take

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Use your EI…. Emotional Intelligence

1. Mindfulness is an amazing tool for sharpening your focus, concentration, and self-care. With mindfulness we are in touch with our thoughts and feelings, so we get to check in on what ‘is’ for us. 2. The awareness leads us a position of power, where we get to choose our responses, mindfulness turns the ‘light

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