Change Artist: Luna Jaffe

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Welcome to my blog archive (and former online home). You can now find me over at shannonwilkinson.com. Thanks for visiting!

Luna Jaffe is the perfect person to kick off this new interview series, Change Artists.

She embodies so much of what I talk about here at Perception Studios, she’s one of those . . . → keep reading

Tell a Fairy Tale (to yourself)

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Look back over the last day or two. How many stories have you told yourself?

You’ve probably told yourself stories about why things are the way they are, why you can or can’t do something, why you or more likely someone else has responded in a particular way.

We fill our lives with story.

These . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #29

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A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Book clubs. Yes, plural. I’m such a badass, I now belong to two book clubs. And, while we do fit the stereotype of being all women and consuming a fair amount of wine and chocolate at our . . . → keep reading

There Doesn’t Always Need to be a Problem

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Sometimes I get concerned that my work appears too problem-oriented. That it’s about fixing the problem, getting unstuck, changing a bad habit.

It isn’t.

It’s about bringing more ease, more fun, more of what you really want. It’s about being more you. Peeling away the protections you no longer need, embracing your superpowers, creating the . . . → keep reading

I Don’t Like It

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While on a trail run recently, I ran past loads of people with dogs.

Most people had their dogs on leash, as required by law, and most of those that didn’t, held their dogs as I ran past.

I appreciate that so much.

One thing I’ve learned from running the last couple of years is . . . → keep reading

About NLP: The element with the most flexibility…

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It’s time to delve a little deeper into the last of the NLP Presuppositions.

This time it’s number 7

The element in a system that has the most flexibility will be the catalyst of that system.

(In case you think the way it’s worded as an NLP presupposition is a little over the top, check . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #28

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A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Interviews. There’s nothing like being interviewed to help you look at things from a different perspective. Recently, I delved into some amazing questions from Rachel W. Cole. She’s a life coach and fierce advocate for women feeding . . . → keep reading

Happy Changes for Happy Connecting

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Not familiar with Happy Changes? Keep reading to get the scoop, otherwise skip down to start playing.

One of the secrets of making changes that stick, is starting so small that you don’t wake up the Chicken Little part of your brain. You’re setting yourself up for success, because even the tiniest of successes are . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #27 – Discoveries

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A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week.

The Good

Inbox Zero. Don’t be silly, I didn’t keep up with inbox zero while I was sick, but the fact that I’ve been doing it for the last couple of weeks has made it oh-so-much-easier to catch up. . . . → keep reading

Is That a Delay In Your Plan?

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Remember just a few days ago when I so excitedly shared my Rad of the week, planning?

I was oh-so-happy with my plan. Ready to start taking action. You know, actually get moving in the direction I’m headed.

My task lists were ready, my big map hung on the wall.

I forced myself to take . . . → keep reading