Why wait for death? Eulogise the living and better still consider your own legacy!

Why wait for death? Eulogise the living and better still consider your own legacy!

I read in the paper today of a company in New York that is wanting ‘to create a movement that encourages people to not wait until it’s too late to tell the ones they care about how they feel’. Instead of a card or email, birthday boys and girls receive a video where friends and relatives offer the kind of emotional tributes that they might otherwise reserve for a funeral.

It reminded me of my mothers 80th birthday celebration recently when I was lucky enough to be saying a few words. I decided that I wanted my Mum to know what difference she had made in people’s lives and what they valued and respected about her. I didn’t want to leave these words unsaid until her eulogy. (more…)

10 tips to keep your brain healthy

10 tips to keep your brain healthy

If you are like most of the people I see in the City you probably find yourself, rushing from one thing to the next with no time to think.

Maybe you’re worried about dropping a ball or not doing your job well and being found out.

Perhaps you have good intentions at the beginning of the day to go to the gym but by the end of the day you’re just exhausted, head home, flop in front of the TV with a glass of something in your hand. Every day seems to be the same.

You have too much on your plate and just haven’t got enough time to get it all done.

If any of this rings true for you, you’re typical of many of my clients. (more…)