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Getting the Wheels Moving Again

Posted by Helen Hayes on Saturday, January 5, 2019, In : self-development 

I’ve let the blog page on my website languish unattended for a very long time, so long, in fact, that it started to feel really difficult to get back to it.  So then I began to wonder, why is it that, once we get out of the habit of doing something regularly, it can feel so difficult to take it up again?  What are the obstacles that seem to stop us, and what do we need to do to overcome them?  At the beginning of a new year, it seemed especially relevant to think about this. 
One of the thin...

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Moving on?

Posted by Helen Hayes on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, In : self-development 




I am now working at the Gestalt Centre, Old Street EC2 on Monday evenings as well as on Friday mornings.  Planning and organising some of the practical matters which this change involved has been, thankfully, quite straightforward.   But it has led me to reflect on other experiences of change, and specifically experiences that have involved physical relocation.   Moving house, changing job, negotiating changes in the workplace, in personal relationships or professional status, or simply the u...

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Truth, Dare or Promise?

Posted by Helen Hayes on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, In : self-development 


[Source of picture: http://sacramentoscoop.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/new-years-resolutions.jpg]

The arrival of a New Year is often an occasion for reflection on our lives, evaluating how well we have achieved our personal goals in the preceding year and thinking about our aspirations for the coming year.  We might make New Year resolutions enthusiastically, or refuse to do so on the grounds that we are unlikely to keep to them for very long. 

It seems to me that many New Year resolution...


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