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July 21, 2021
How to get out of the creek when you're up it without a paddle

As I shared in my poem 'from not knowing to knowing what to do': "It is our conventional eyes that are seeing the lack of optionsUnconventional looking gives permission to act ‘as if’ there’s other ways to view the situationTo believe there’s a solution, or even multiple solutions, out there" In this respect when you're […]

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July 19, 2021
Landscaping Your Life Podcast

That's the Landscaping Your Life Podcast now live every Monday sharing tools and insight on how to see situations you're grappling with from a different perspective. Each episode has: A quick tip if you've only got 5 minutes to listen, A metaphorical exploration to find solutions you'd not thought of when you're stuck - using […]

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June 11, 2021
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture

I'm proud to say Landscaping Your Life Limited (LYL) is one of SCOTLAND: The Big Picture's corporate partners. In addition to the corporate partnership, and for every Landscaping Your Life team programme delivered, LYL will be contributing to rewilding an acre in Scotland’s landscapes. That is, As LYL supports you to restore balance and connect […]

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May 30, 2021
The LANDSCAPE toolkit

The poem From not knowing to knowing (what to do) shares why I do what I do and the benefits that arise from working with me. The main characteristics being: you don't know what to do you believe you have no or limited options logic isn't helping you want to get back on track you're […]

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April 3, 2021
We're not out of the woods yet

“We’re not out of the woods yet” said Dr. Yvonne Doyle at the #DowningStreetBriefing earlier this week. Using the metaphor contained within her language, and merging it with another saying I'm much more familiar with, then I might suggest that how to get out of the wood depends whether you can see it for the trees or […]

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March 25, 2021
Are you noticing the patterns that accelerate and/or inhibit your growth?

The patterns the sand made as the wind blew across the beach at St Andrews, Fife, Scotland were mesmerizing yesterday and, as I look at them here, very calming too. Pattern recognition allows you to reduce the overwhelm in your life. Instead of noticing every single detail instead you notice the patterns before you. Pattern […]

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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 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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