Blog & Insight

May 14, 2024
March to May 24 Guest Podcast Interviews - nature inspired wisdom

If you're interested and intrigued about what Landscaping Your Life is all about and how it can help you if you're struggling, stressed, overwhelmed or don't know what to do the Landscaping Your Life podcast episodes will help bring it more alive (Apple/Spotify and you'll find an index here) - so too my chats on other people's […]

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May 12, 2024
Finding your buzz in life

The special series of my Landscaping your Life with Alison Smith podcast going live this week aligns with the Chelsea flower show and talks you through the seven keys to having a buzzing life. (You can listen to the podcast here - spotify / apple.) If you're wanting a copy of the article with more […]

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March 20, 2024
How to regain that sense of place and connection in your life

In today’s blog I’m sharing a new tool from the Landscaping Your Life coaching and problem solving toolkit that helps you get that sense of being in the right place at the right time back. The premise behind the technique being - if you can get that sense of place and connection back you’ll feel […]

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February 20, 2024
Analogy or metaphor that is the question

Knowing the difference between using the iceberg as an analogy or a metaphor could make such a huge difference to the amount of insight you get about the situation you’re grappling with. That is, it could make the difference between finding a solution and not finding it – or put another way the difference between […]

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February 14, 2024
What does love want you to know?

What does love want you to know? Seven years ago I developed a coaching toolkit which was a series of postcards from individual soft skills sent to you whilst on their holidays. It read like a series of love letters from aspects of yourself each asking to be understood better including, for example, postcards from […]

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February 2, 2024
How to stop everyday feeling like groundhog day

If life feels like groundhog day then I have the perfect antidote to that circling and - as you'd expect with me - it involves sending the story you're telling yourself about the situation on a coffee break. Whilst on that coffee break it allows your inner wisdom, that part of you that does know […]

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January 31, 2024
January 24 Guest Podcast Interviews - metaphors for transformation

If you're interested and intrigued about what Landscaping Your Life is all about and how it can help you if you're struggling, stressed, overwhelmed or don't know what to do the Landscaping Your Life podcast episodes will help bring it more alive (Apple/Spotify and you'll find an index here) - so too my chats on […]

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January 29, 2024
Are you too close to the situation?

Today's Likedin live had me laughing very loudly whilst in the woods when I was face to face with a tree trunk and realised how little I could see about the options of how to get out of the wood - ie I had to step back to see all the options. In life as […]

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January 15, 2024
Are you making mountains out of molehills?

How easy was that - less than 5 minutes and yet it’s something I’ve put off, dreaded and spent far too much time worrying about and working around this week. I’ve just this minute deleted the display’s driver on my laptop and it wasn’t the end of the world and mountain I imagined it to […]

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January 11, 2024
How do I landscape my life?

I love love love watching Landscape artist of the year - a new season of which started last night here in the UK on Sky. I’ve watched it since its first episode in 2015 and have said for every one of the episodes since that I’d love to learn to paint. I’ve therefore set myself […]

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