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Midlife Crisis Starting as Early as 35 years Old

UK researchers have released a finding that the traditional midlife crisis that people tended to experience around 50 and upwards is starting in people as young as 35 years old. As a Life Coach, I personally do not find this surprising.

The research done by Relate UK say:

  • That 1 in 5 aged 35 – 44 feel lonely a lot of the time and have suffered depression,
  • 22% wish they had a better relationship with their family and the same number feel closer to their friends than to their family
  • Nearly one third think their family relationships would improve if they could reduce their working hours
  • 25% wanted more time for their family
  • 23% want more time for their friends
  • 22% have suffered depression
  • 28% have left a job because of a bad relationship with a colleague
  • 40% have been cheated on by a partner

People in this age group also work long hours and have the added stress of managing family, mortgage and other financial pressures that go along with it.

To fill in the time with family/friends gaps, the 35 to 44 year olds are prolific users of communication whether it be mobile phone calling and texting, using Skype or webcam, Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with family and friends.

From my coaching perspective, most of my clients range between 33 to 45 years old and fit in perfectly with the above statistics.

Clients come to life or business coaching because how their life or business is right now needs to change. It isn’t working for them.

It takes courage to take action but if your desire is strong for change, you have the determination to see it through, the discipline to take action each and every day, you will see the results! I have tons of clients that have proved it.

Janet x

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Janet McNally Interviews: David Hall and Richard Denny on their Caravan of Courage Tour

5 Tips to Turn Your Idea into a Business –

Janet McNally Interviews David Hall and Richard Denny Caravan of Courage Week 6

Janet McNally interviews David Hall and Richard Denny as they return to Sydney after their 6 week tour of Northern NSW and Southern Queensland meeting small business owners and getting an understanding of their problems.

David and Richard talk share 5 tips for you budding inventors out there.Watch and enjoy.

Janet McNally Interviews David Hall and Richard Denny Caravan of Courage Week 5

Janet McNally Interviews David Hall and Richard Denny Caravan of Courage Week 5. Lessons learnt from the tour has been that business owners out there are really struggling right now. This made David and Richard rethink how they could help people. Instead of the doing the May event, they are now going to offer an ongoing coaching and mentoring program. The advantage of this is that small business owner get constant support, encouragement and help.

Week 4 – Caravan of Courage – Spider Web Strategy

Janet McNally interviews David Hall and Richard Denny on week 4 of their Caravan of Courage Tour on the eastern states of Australia. This week’s business tip is about ow to cover and capture your market place through the Spider Web Strategy.

Week 3 – Caravan of Courage – What Price Are you Willing to Pay for Business Success

Janet McNally interviews David Hall and Richard Denny on week 3 of their Caravan of Courage Tour on the eastern states of Australia.

This week’s business tip is a 3 Step Formula . Clarify what you really want. Find out what the price is….. What are you willing to give the time, dedication, etc. Are you willing to pay the price – Do you really want it?

Are you will willing to pay it? Yes? Then get the support you need to make that happen.

  • The universe will get out of you way once you are clear
  • Be passionate about what you are doing
  • How many times are you willing to get knocked down?
  • Living and loving life – Ready to give it a go and work for it

Week 2 – Caravan of Courage – Added Value to Clients

Janet McNally interviews David Hall and Richard Denny of www.BusinessWealthBuilders.com.au on their Caravan of Courage Tour. This is their 2nd week on tour. David and Richard have just been to Newcastle, NSW and have popped home to visit their families. This week’s business Tip: Giving value to clients

Week 1 – Caravan of Courage – Constant Contact with Your Clients

David Hall and Richard Denny have kicked off their Caravan of Courage Tour. Today’s interview is from Orange NSW. David and Richard give a great tip about contacting your clients regular. Giving frightening statistics about how quickly you can lose your clients if you do not have regular contact

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Teen Suicides and Bullying

Teen Suicides and Bullying. Lets take Action to Stop it Now!

There have been a number of heartbreaking teen suicides over the last couple of weeks due to these kids being gay or different. This must stop!

R U OK Day?

In Australia, on October 7th we have R U OK Day. We are encourage to touch base with people, colleagues, friends and family / loved ones to say hi and hear how they are doing. This simple act could make a difference to someones life!

It Gets Better Project

In America, there is a massive campaign to help stop teen suicide relating to gay teens killing themselves due to bullying or not feeling accepted. The project is called It Gets Better and many young teens and celebrities are making videos to share words of encourage and support to those gay teens in pain or contemplating taking their lives.

For any of you that happen to read this: Please don’t take your life. Your contribution to the world is needed. xox

A Poem About Listening

Years ago when I was studying for my Counselling Certificate, we were given the following poem about Listening. It struck a cord in me and wanted to post it today.

I hope you can make time to Listen to someone today, tomorrow and each and every day of your life. Not just a day that needs to organised to bring it to our attention.

The core of this poem is that most of the time, people just need you to listen and hold the space for them to express themselves. I hope each of us will learn the gift of listening and when its appropriate to give advice.

Message to Parents – Please take heed of the message of the poem.

Please Listen – Author Unknown

When I ask you to listen to me

and you start giving me advice,

you have not done what I asked.

When I ask you to listen to me

and you begin to tell me why

I shouldn’t feel that way,

you are trampling on my feelings.

When I ask you to listen to me

and you feel you have to do something

to solve my problem,

you have failed me,

strange as that may seem.

Listen! All I ask is that you listen.

Don’t talk or do—just hear me.

Advice is cheap; 20 cents will get

you both Dear Abby and Billy Graham

in the same newspaper.

And I can do for myself; I am not helpless.

Maybe discouraged and faltering,

but not helpless.

When you do something for me that I can

and need to do for myself,

you contribute to my fear and

inadequacy.

But when you accept as a simple fact

that I feel what I feel,

no matter how irrational,

then I can stop trying to convince

you and get about this business

of understanding what’s behind

this irrational feeling.

And when that’s clear, the answers are

obvious and I don’t need advice.

Irrational feelings make sense when

we understand what’s behind them.

Perhaps that’s why prayer works, sometimes,

for some people—because God is mute,

and he doesn’t give advice or try to fix things.

God just listens and lets you workit out for yourself.

So please listen, and just hear me.

And if you want to talk, wait a minute for your turn—and I will listen to you.

Note: If any of you know the name of the Author of this poem then please let me know and I will update. Thank you.

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