Tel: 07815 591279  Email: karen@greenspacecoaching.com  Skype: karen.liebenguth  

We can’t change the other, we can only change ourselves Learning that we can’t change others can be an ongoing and frustrating life lesson. We can’t control others simply because we are not them. We are all wonderfully unique with specific views of self, other and the world around us that have formed as we’ve … Read more

The power of daily journaling Too often, we’re swept along by the demands of each day with little time or inclination to reflect on how the day has gone – what went well and what didn’t, how we felt and why and if we would we have done anything differently given the opportunity again. When … Read more

Celebrate Outdoor Office Day 16 June Nature is a great catalyst for creative thinking and stress reduction. Taking a walk, spending a short time in green space also helps us to recharge, to let go of concerns and gain fresh perspective. With these and so many more benefits to our wellbeing, it makes sense to proactively … Read more

Are you surviving or thriving? Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW17 Surviving or Thriving is the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week,8-14 May. The theme has deeply resonated with me, spurring me to share a personal perspective of how I feel when I experience life in both modes. In surviving mode, my world feels … Read more

How to simplify your life to achieve greater fulfillment Less is more – a saying, like all sayings, that holds an important grain of truth. In fact, I’ve just experienced its meaning during a wonderful two week retreat in the Scottish Highlands, away from it all – a full and busy life in London – … Read more

We all long for happiness and yet few of us say we are happy – why? Each year, on the occasion of International Day of Happiness (20th March), I like to share my thoughts on ‘happiness’ – a central theme to both my work with clients and my own personal development. For a long time, … Read more

Tips to get you through those though moments Over the years, I’ve come to realise that no matter what clients come to me with – stress, feeling stuck, lack of direction or control over life, low confidence or unhappiness at work – the underlying cause of their unease stems the from a harsh, self-critical inner … Read more

Generosity comes in many guises, but why is it so important? Giving time to support or listen to someone, giving knowledge, respect, regard or praise; giving care and love…. There are many ways in which we can express generosity and it is not solely related to giving money, as we are prone to think. Our … Read more

Get 2017 off to the start you want Some years ago, I read a great analogy that I often use to help people understand life coaching. It compared coaching to architecture – you are at a point in your life where you are ready to move forward and a coach draws from your wisdom and … Read more

Listening vs waiting to speak When was the last time you felt genuinely listened to by a friend, spouse, partner, colleague or line-manger…? When was the last time you genuinely listened to someone? The simple act of listening Genuine listening happens when we are fully present for another person. When we are not distracted and … Read more

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