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Are you a boiling frog?

    Often I work with my coaching clients around situations that don’t serve them, and are making them completely miserable.   They’ve usually been in the situation they’re in for a considerable period of time.   The situation they’re in never starts how it ends.   Take the example of an abusive relationship.   If an abusive relationship began how it ends up, you’d never find yourself in that relationship.   It starts with subtle things at first –…

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Have compassion for others who feel broken

  I read an amazing post today written by a survivor of an abusive relationship which I really resonated with.   She talked about her behaviours in that relationship that other people would have judged her for – drinking to self-medicate, feeling unhappy, not being her best self.   She said that some friends didn’t get it as they didn’t see the lie she was living, with others seeing him as Mr Nice Guy and her the Drunken Idiot.  …

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