life & executive coaching | mentoring | mental health and wellbeing

The Art of Mindfulness

Here are some quick observations. Being mindful takes work and discipline. Our brains have not yet adjusted to the warp-speed changes brought about by the technological advances of the last few years (Smartphones, social media etc.) A myriad of tools and devices exist that have drastically changed the method and speed with which we communicate with each other, most of which require an instant response devoid of the advantages of human touch, feel, and empathy.

positive thinking | life & executive coaching | mentoring | mental health and wellbeing

‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’

This book by Nobel Prize winner, Daniel Kahneman, offers a terrific addition to the coach’s toolkit and is packed full with fascinating insights that will help you in your coaching engagements. It was first published in 2011, so many of you might already be familiar with it. The intention of this review is to analyse its potential worth as a coaching tool for practicing coaches.

The premise of the book is that we have two systems that act as agents within our minds, with their individual personalities, abilities and limitations.