Looking through


Looking through a fence

Looking through our thoughts we can see the world before us.” #bgdtcoaching.

Our thoughts are like filters over our eyes. And those we are looking through right now not only colour our vision of the moment, but impact on how we see the world around us.

We could have placed before our eyes only negative ideas. Looking through them gives us little hope for a brighter tomorrow, let alone a pleasant life this present instance.

Looking through neutral perceptions of the actual reality, we might see things in a varied manner. Some things shine bright whilst other aspects of the day are less than great for us. All is as it is we feel without the necessity to make a further assessment right now.

A third option exists and we may wish to take it up. Looking through positive thoughts gives us the impression of a joyful scene in which opportunities possibly abound. And that it is our thoughts creating the vision suggests we are capable of bringing into being some, if not all, of the items.

Being curious, which filter are you currently looking through? Maybe your view of the present is influenced by factors not referred to here. In any case, if you’d like to share your input, please leave a comment below. For now, thanks for reading this Looking through post.


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About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer and CTI-trained co-active coach, supplies professional and personal development through coaching, coaching workshops, marketing development training and English language training.

As an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy, Brian teaches a postgraduate course based on dramatic texts and elements of coaching to examine various work-related performance matters.


Personal performance potential at work (2014), Coaching, performing and thinking at work (2013), Reflections on performance at work (2012), Elements of theatre at work (2010) and Training through drama for work (2009).


2 Responses to Looking through

  1. One of your BEST EVER, Coach…read it twice and then shared it on fb! It really gave me a boost!! Love you and take care!! –Jan

    • bgdtcoaching says:

      Hi Jan,

      Many thanks for your kind words and ongoing support here. As ever, if you feel a chat via Skype or Google+ hangout would be beneficial please let me know.

      For now, hugs and thanks again.


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