Blog & Insight

February 25, 2021
Thinking about your thinking

"Your posts always make me stop and think" is a wonderful testimonial to what my work is about. It's not just my posts that I hope make people think though. My poems, vlogs, workshops, speaking, facilitation, and coaching all aim to assist you in uncovering how your thinking may be contributing to the current situation, […]

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February 18, 2021
Paths and Destinations

Here's a poem I wrote to help you to explore your relationship between the paths and destinations in your life. Helping you identify the blocks to making progress and find clarity and understand what to do next. Some paths are simply a means of getting from where we are to a destination where we want […]

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February 17, 2021
What's new for LYL speaking and training?

As we head out of lockdown I am helping remote working teams to identify and demolish the blocks to their mindset for success. As a result of the recent success to easily and effortlessly shift mindset of both the paths and destinations and what is normal poems I am very pleased and excited to be […]

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February 14, 2021
The Wave

Love was a wave. A very lonely wave. The wave had traveled the globe in search of something more than the life it had. Surely there must be more to life than rising and falling and being dictated to by the bright glowing circle in the sky. It had tried to ask other waves if they felt […]

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February 13, 2021
Who is Alison Smith?

This image was taken on the local Scottish beach where I can often be found open water swimming. Which explains why I'm wrapped up so much :-). In the words of those who I have worked with this is who I am: You can find out a little more about who I am here, or […]

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February 12, 2021
7 keys to BUZZING with life

A healthy and flourishing garden is one that is also buzzing with life – with regular visits from bees and other pollinators to maintain its beauty. In this article I’ll be exploring what insights we can take from how to have a beautiful garden buzzing with life, and apply them to having a life that […]

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February 11, 2021
Get out of your own way

WOW I got hit between the eyes with this insight on a recent trip out, and I’m still fizzing. As I walked through the Hermitage near Dunkeld in Scotland I was looking for additional solutions to not being able to see the wood for the trees for use with clients and in posts and so […]

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January 22, 2021
What is normal?

A poem that arose from my frustration of the judgement expressed in social media about how others should, must or ought to be reacting to the lockdown and these unprecedented times. My normal isn’t your normal - yours isn’t mine.It isn’t today, never was, and will never be.What was my normal has changed, will change […]

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January 21, 2021
How to keep afloat

If all you can do is hold on to that which is keeping you afloat - do that.Hold on to what’s keeping your head above water.And if you can ask for help - do that too. Time to talk day is when we remind ourselves that a simple "How are you?" and then listening to […]

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January 20, 2021
Is life an uphill Struggle?

The last time I walked up Glastonbury Tor I had to stop at least two or three times, and only kept going because I knew the view and energy at the top was worth it. It's certainly one of the few places I've ever visited where my over active logical mind is quiet. As other […]

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