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10 life lessons from a Navy SEAL that relate to every day life

I was listening to an audio book by ex Navy SEAL Admiral William H McRaven called “Make Your Bed” (get it for free on YouTube) last week, and his important learnings from his training relate to all of us if we want to be our best selves. I was listening to an audio book by ex Navy SEAL Admiral William H McRaven called “Make Your Bed” (get it for free on YouTube) last week, and his important learnings from his…

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Would you rather be in pain than spend time alone with yourself?

I was listening to a Jay Shetty video the other day and he quoted a study where people were given the option of either sitting in a room with their own thoughts for 15 minutes, or giving themselves an electric shock. 60% of men and 30% of women gave themselves a shock, rather than spend 15 minutes alone with their own head. Which would you choose? I know so many people who would really struggle to sit alone and do…

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There’s no story without struggle

I was talking to a coaching client the other day about The Hero’s Journey.  The Hero’s Journey is a map of transformation, where you can take a difficult experience you’ve gone through in the past and see the map from struggle to transformation, and everything in between. The original story of the Hero’s Journey was told by Joseph Campbell in his book “The Hero With a Thousand Faces” and it starts with a ‘call to adventure’ – a longing from…

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