Move Over Amygdala, This Part Of The Brain Is Taking Over

I am often said to have identified the amygdala as the brain’s ‘fear’ centre. But the fact is, I have not done this, nor has anyone else.” Joseph LeDoux (2015) Hmm {Name}?  Information we have been given has us believe that the amygdala is the brain region responsible for the fear response.  But, what if what we know is not …

Let me tell you a story

Let me share a story. It isn’t my story; it is a polarised, inflamed story that you might not have heard before.  The story goes like this… Echo found herself on the wrong side of Venus’s wrath, cursed and unable to speak on her own.  While wandering the woods one day, she stumbled upon the strikingly handsome Narcissus amidst a …

I Guarantee This Coach

Hi Coach,   When a person is stuck in the trauma of their past, they find it hard to imagine a future for themselves.    Couple this with the loss of identity – who the hell are you? And not having a sense of self can lead to deep dark depression and even a suicidal state of mind.   I …

What About This Dynamic?

As a coach, I’ve dealt with clients who have experienced all sorts of challenges. Passive-aggressive behaviour is one of them. It’s when someone deals with anger or frustration by, for example: Saying they’re ok when they are not Pouting Giving the silent treatment Agreeing to do something and then not following through Responding with sarcasm When a client wants this …

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Which One Are You?

Australia did well at the Golden Globes this week.    3 Aussie actresses won.    Sarah Snook, Elizabeth Debicki, and Margot Robbie.   Snook, who grew up in Adelaide, was awarded Best Actress in a Drama Series in Succession.  Elizabeth Debicki, who grew up in Melbourne, won the award for the best supporting actress on television for her role as …

An Important Message For You

Hey Coach,   2024 starts in one sleep, and we wanted to share an inspiring story that we hope will ignite something in you…   This is an incredible story of determination and resilience with someone who has no barriers and knows no age or experience limit.   Clifford Young was not your typical athlete, he was born and raised …

Have you lost a sense of self?

When a person is stuck in the trauma of their past, they find it hard to imagine a future for themselves.  Coupled with the loss of identity, you question ‘who the hell are you? {Name}, not having a sense of self can lead to a downward spiralling state of mind (think Alice in Wonderland – but you don’t go to …

Your hidden relationship pattern

Once upon a time, in a quaint little town, there lived a woman named Sarah. She was vibrant and intelligent and valued her relationships.    Yet, Sarah had a way of approaching relationships that often left her feeling lost and unfulfilled.   Sarah was the kind of person who believed that her happiness hinged on her partner being there with …

Navigating Survival Mode: The Mental and Emotional Burden on Money and Business

In the journey of life, we all face moments when we find ourselves in survival mode.  Maybe because there isn’t a steady stream of work, you’re financially under pressure, or you are on the verge of a relationship breakdown.  These challenging times can be emotionally and mentally draining, often casting a shadow on your financial well-being and business endeavours.  As …

The Breakthrough Experience: Lessons Learned from The Breakthrough Experience

Last weekend I embarked on a whirlwind adventure, spanning 31 hours of travel, to immerse myself in the transformative The Breakthrough Experience with Dr. John Demartini.  You might be wondering, “Why go to such lengths for just 22 hours in a room?”  Well, as they say, sometimes you have to go the extra mile to smash through your growth ceilings …