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Category : Personal Innovation

“I might not hold out until my vacation”

Summer time is upon us, which for many means at least some vacation time to recharge for the next season. But for some, it may come too late. It’s not surprising that we often see the highest frequency of burnout or other stress-related incidences just around this time of year as many “crawl” to their vacations. The reality is that the timing of our much needed (and much deserved) moments of rest is often not organised around our needs but […]

How to Find a “True” Coach, Right for You or Your Company

For those of us serious coaches, who have spent many years in training and experience creating real results for our clients, it is disheartening to see the trend that we all see where now it seems “everyone is a coach” of one thing or another. We have the full range from those who took a basic coaching course and now think themselves ready to practice (internally or externally), to those who are essentially consultants and trainers, peddling canned insights and […]

Meditation for EVERYONE ~ how to get started the easy way

2017 has been declared the “Year of Mindfulness” and we at NEV Coaching & Consulting are very excited to support this initiative. As such, we begin with the most basic and fundamental: meditation. “My mind is too active for meditation”… “meditation is not my style of relaxation”… “meditation doesn’t work on me”. Whatever your reasoning up until now, this post is dedicated to encouraging you all to truly consider the idea that meditation is accessible to you, will give you tremendous benefits, and never has to be […]

Our Struggle with Change – and How to Overcome it

All of us at one point have had to consider an important change and all the difficulty, risk, and at times fear, that it conveys: a job, a relationship, a habit, a place, a positive opportunity or a negative struggle. And the very reason it was so challenging is precisely because change represents work, uncertainty, and some – even perhaps great – level of struggle or discomfort.   A great man I once worked for said that the only way to […]

Breaking the Fear of Failure ~ Part 3

  In previous posts about the fear of failure, we addressed the questions of “How will I fix the mistake?” and “Will I be able to recover from the mistake?”. But sometimes the most terrifying part is if others – especially those close to us – will ridicule and reject us for making the mistake.   This can come in a variety of forms including negativity (“It’s impossible”), self-righteousness (“I told you so”), rejection (being excluded, fired or turned down) […]