Kat’s Story

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I met Ian as a client for the photoshoot. In getting to know him and listening to his story and his experience it immediately rang bells. I told him of an experience I had only weeks before.   My Story After 8 weeks of terrible sleep, we’re talking late nights and 5am starts mostly due… Read more

The Child Whisperer by Carol Tuttle

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Tuttle identifies 4 energy types in people and when applied to children these insights provide some great strategies for dealing with children positively by working with rather than against their natural tendencies. My son is a determined child and I found some really useful approaches to guiding his behaviour rather than stifling it. Buy Now

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

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Covey is an international best seller for good reason. You may not find everything is this book applicable and you may not be able to implement it all but plenty of people credit it with changing their lives. It fits perfectly with the central theme of I will Strive that in order to change things… Read more

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

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I fully recognise that some people will find this “a bit out there!” I cant fully explain it but whether Byrne’s view has any scientific basis or not I know that in my experience people who expect to succeed and approach everything positively with success in mind tend to be successful. It is inspirational –… Read more

You Don’t Have to Lose it to Need it

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I was talking to a friend the other day about Strive. He was saying ”I like it but hey I never loose it with my kids”. That’s great I thought but it’s not really the point.   From the outset when I wanted to change the way I related to my son it was not… Read more

Why it Works

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There have been many academic studies looking at goal getting and success rate. Its perfectly clear that if you don’t have a goal you wont achieve it, but the evidence demonstrates that writing your goals down makes you 42% more likely to achieve them. Taking it a step further a study done on Harvard MBA… Read more

Why Strive?

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Someone asked me why call it “Strive”. This is why… If you want change you have to do the changing. Einstein said the definition of madness is to keep doing the same thing and expecting a different result. So many people fail to make changes, fail to achieve their goals, hardly ever carry through a… Read more