Noomii Interview

Noomii Interview

Bernie is a member of an international Coach Directory called Noomii based in Vancouver and has recently conducted an audio interview with them. Have a listen here to the Noomii interview.  

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How do we get to a point of Acceptance during loss?

How do we get to a point of Acceptance during loss?

Last week I wrote about how my hairdresser cruised some really challenging circumstances by kicking off from a point of acceptance. See Which “V” do you choose? (Three A’s to happiness in a storm.) But how do you get to this point of acceptance when you’ve suffered a loss or a trauma in your life? The main thing is not to expect too much from yourself too quickly. The whole thing is a process, which goes through many phases, and even cycles...

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Finding confidence when you really need it

Finding confidence when you really need it

Whether you’re the CEO, HoD or Joe or Mary Soap, we all have stressful situations in our lives where we could do with that extra dollop of confidence. Going up the hierarchy, perhaps you need to ask a favour of your boss; going down the hierarchy, perhaps you need to confront a recalcitrant employee and call them to book. And if it’s not a courageous conversation you need to have, you may be going for a job interview, nailing that deal or...

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Part 3 of a series on weight loss – So should I never eat junk?

Part 3 of a series on weight loss – So should I never eat junk?

Of course you should! And I’d like to state that you can eat junk and still lose weight. In fact, I would go so far as to say that I believe you won’t win your weight loss battle unless you eat some junk! The reason for this is that we eat not only in order to nourish our bodies, but also to give us pleasure, and in this way to feed our souls. Deprive yourself of the joy of eating for long enough, and your soul will go into rebellion – big...

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Part 2 of a series on weight loss – What are our real hungers?

Part 2 of a series on weight loss – What are our real hungers?

So when you are overeating, or eating when you are not physically hungry, or eating the wrong foods, you are doing so to satisfy a genuine and powerful hunger for something else that will not be denied. Instead of beating yourself up about it, try to become curious about what is actually going on within you. In their 2005 article in the Journal of Nutritional Educational Behaviour, Sjostrom and Steiner-Adair* identified the following hungers,...

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