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I have been ultra busy recently and when I was doing my morning quiet time today, (part of my self care routine) I had the idea that it would be good to share some of the difficult stuff that comes up in my life. 
I have been doing a PTTLS course one day at college a fortnight, which helps me to obtain a teaching certificate. It is a real challenge for me as my schooling was poor and I left with no real qualifications, and was actually pretty much expelled! I have gone through life "covering" up this area; since I am a trained nurse and NLP Master Practitioner people THINK I am well educated academically. 
Recently on the course I was paired up with a girl who was a mathematician; just my luck! We had to do an exercise that involved a "numeracy task" and I immediately could feel the tears welling up, obviously not a good reaction in a class of adult students. We were given a jigsaw type puzzle with triangles and numbers on it, with the aim of figuring out how to put it together. The teacher suggested that since it was only the "times tables" EVERYONE was capable of doing it. (Er.......... not quiet everyone because I can't!)  
It was no good, I could no longer contain myself so slipped out to the loo for a serious blubber! The tutor and my partner realised I was upset and came out to see me. On my return we discussed what had happened, something I am very comfortable about doing as I believe being honest about my limitations is the only way to work through them and learn from them.
The point I am trying to make is to not make rash judgements about people, and to understand that it is OK to not know everything. I may be a passionate and authentic Coach, and a confident public speaker, but I have my fears and phobias just like every other human being. I do love to write, but I have my own personal issues with it because I am HUMAN.
So the point I am getting at is please be kind to yourself and remember everyone is good at something!


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This article was written by Sandra Crathern of Innavision


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This article was written by Sandra Crathern, a passionate NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Master Practitioner/Life Coach/Trained Nurse. Having worked in a Doctors Surgery for 12 years she noticed that many of her patients wanted to have a healthy life style but felt unable to action it, "The how too" was missing. She has faced some serious life problems of her own until she discovered a Life coach. This had a PROFOUND effect on her life. So much so that she decided to re-train and to help others in a similar situation find the answers.



She swapped professions 4 years ago and as a result of some intensive work on herself and the skills NLP has given her, she is completely free of the issues she had, and now have the skills/tools to assist others on their own journeys.



She firmly believes her service empowers her client to make responsible choices and gives them control over their lives. If you want to learn more about Sandra's service call her now.

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Sandra Crathern
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AllWestSussexJobs are very grateful to Sandra Crathern and Innavision for taking the time to provide this advice, please use the contact details above if you'd like to contact Innavision.

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