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Life can be better than this! Reconnecting you to innate brilliance & writing about the truth of the human experience. Coach: Wild Fig Solutions @WildFigSolns

I’m probably one of many who’ll be jumping on the “May the 4th be with you” bandwagon today! Pure coincidence as I came to write this piece about imposter syndrome, and the confusion at play with it: The Force is already with you.

A lego Luke Skywalker fighting a lego Darth Vader with their light sabres. Luke looks unhappy.
A lego Luke Skywalker fighting a lego Darth Vader with their light sabres. Luke looks unhappy.
Photo by Matt Hudson on Unsplash


Really, it is not required, and neither is any other habit, practice, or technique — nothing is a requirement for life. But they’re all available to us — so what do we do from here?

Man meditating next to water with city skyline and sunset in the distance
Man meditating next to water with city skyline and sunset in the distance
Photo by Narciso Arellano on Unsplash


Do you cut yourself off from speaking? Maybe you wonder for a moment too long whether what you’re about to say is the ‘right’ thing and then you don’t say it because the moment’s passed. Or maybe you do say it and it lands with a clunk. There comes a point when the psychological effort required from this self-editing process becomes untenable and then what…?

Clapperboard while filming
Clapperboard while filming
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It was Michael Neill who first raised my awareness to this distinction. Have a read and see what occurs to you.

A cluttered desk seen from above with hands working the keyboard and mouse.
A cluttered desk seen from above with hands working the keyboard and mouse.
Photo by Robert Bye on Unsplash

What are we looking at here?

Busy is a feeling. Having a lot on is maths.


At what age did boredom start becoming a ‘thing’ for you? So what was happening before that? Where’s the freedom with ideas of boredom or feeling fed up?

Boy leaning on inside of train window looking bored
Boy leaning on inside of train window looking bored
Image by Shlomaster from Pixabay

Let’s start with exploring how experience is created


Photo by Ansgar Scheffold on Unsplash

Waking Up


After seeing the quote in the image last week I got to thinking about it in the context of truth.

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. Quote by Elie Wiesel
The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. Quote by Elie Wiesel

Four realizations about the nature of addiction and how thought keeps us cycling the same habitual loops

Social media logos hanging from strings like baubles
Social media logos hanging from strings like baubles
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My inbox is full of business end-of-year emails lamenting 2020. Friends and family are talking of looking forward to 2021 with the vaccine and going back to “normal”. A consistent theme of 2020 being a terrible year. But what if it wasn’t?

White coffee mug with Wake Up written on it.
White coffee mug with Wake Up written on it.
Photo by Bayarkhuu Battulga on Unsplash

“I know how devastating 2020 has been” began one company’s email.


My client, Phillipa Bray, shared this beautiful piece of writing from a key phase of our work together and she kindly said I could share here. Each client goes on their own journey and has their own experience of realising what’s true — who knows what your journey would be like, but this is Pip’s. I invite you to swim in the wisdom and beauty of it all.

Wooden letter blocks spelling “speak truth”
Wooden letter blocks spelling “speak truth”
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Excerpt from my journal, 4 weeks post-mastectomy, 10 minutes after my weekly coaching session

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