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How coaching is different from mentoring

The question came up just a couple of weeks ago in our One of many coaches group. One of our certified coaches had been approached by a colleague to provide some support – only, was it coaching they wanted, or mentoring? It got me reflecting on just how coaching is different from mentoring and why […]

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Use Your Outfits to Boost Your Mood

by Helen Reynolds Whatever you’re doing right now, I invite you to take a pause and check in with how you are feeling. Now, take a look down at your outfit. Does it match your mood? Today, I’d love to inspire you to tune into the power of using your outfits to boost your mood. […]

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The practise of devoted listening

I truly believe we could change the world if we all just listened better.  Deeply.  With reverence.  To the humanity, challenges, hopes and dreams of those around us. Yes we need action too.  But in order to take right action we need to deeply listen. In this extract from a recent workshop, I teach our […]

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Navigating your financial wellness: 4 nervous system techniques

As we step into a new year, contemplating our financial goals for 2024 becomes a common theme. In a world often dominated by status-driven expectations and relentless consumerism encouraging us to indulge, and with a lingering cultural paradigm that investing is primarily a man’s domain, managing our finances can become a complex and emotionally charged […]

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What is peace really?

In the midst of the turmoil that plagues the world, it’s hard not to feel the weight of the atrocities unfolding in the Middle East and beyond. The ongoing conflicts in the region, coupled with unrest in various corners of the globe, have stirred a whirlwind of emotions—fear, anger, hatred, guilt, and shame. It’s all […]

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The Power of Clarity, Love, and Support in Business Growth

In the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, where success stories often celebrate courage under pressure, it’s crucial to challenge a cultural belief deeply ingrained in our minds. We’ve been conditioned to think that people are at their most courageous when the stakes are high, and the pressure is on. While it’s true that many of us […]

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Excerpt from Jo’s upcoming book ‘The Superwoman Myth”

I’m going to make a broad sweeping statement which I have no way of backing up, but which feels true for me. And when I share this with other women, it seems to resonate deeply for them too. I believe women have been sold a lie. That lie is this: in order to be of […]

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The indescribable power of grace

I don’t normally talk about matters of a spiritual nature as part of my work with One of many, lest I be judged too woo woo, and not taken seriously in the work I do. But I’m taking a risk this week, as it feels important. I am feeling deeply blessed. Not in the social […]

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The Busy-ness Badge of Honour: Why Being Busy Isn’t Always Productive

In our fast-paced society, being busy is often seen as a badge of honour. We wear our busy-ness like a medal, proud of how much we can accomplish in a day. But is being busy always productive? Today we’ll explore why the busy-ness badge of honour can be detrimental and how to shift our mindset […]

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Impostor Syndrome

If you ever have that feeling that sooner or later someone is going to find out that you’re actually no good at whatever it is you’re doing, that you’re a total fraud…. or indeed you’ve not taken opportunities IN CASE someone finds out you’re a fraud… then chances are you’ve heard someone talk about Impostor […]

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Why I’m sad on International Women’s Day

According to the UN, gender equality is still 300 years away.   If you’d asked me 9 years ago when I launched One of Many whether I thought we’d see it in my lifetime, I would have told you no, but I hope in my children’s. But much has changed in these last years, and honestly […]

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Warrioress vs. Superwoman

Many of us spend too much time in our Superwoman archetype.  Burning the candle at both ends, pushing through and achieving no matter what.  Whether it be promotions, perfect mothering, or punishing schedules… The cultural call to relentlessly perform and achieve is both compelling, and exhausting. If you’ve been in the community for a while, […]

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Guest post: Hormone testing; is it the missing link for you?

If you’ve been suffering from symptoms of hormone imbalance (whether you’re pre, peri or post-menopause), hormone testing can often be the missing link in your journey back to full health. Doctors will often say that hormone testing is not worth doing, especially during peri-menopause. It’s too unreliable as hormones are often fluctuating throughout the month. And […]

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The Surprise of Grief

Last Thursday evening, when we were putting the kids to bed, I snuggled in beside James to read him his bedtime story. Greg came into the room, without a smile and said, “cuddle down you two, I’ve got some news.”  Puzzled, I thought to myself, what on earth?   He shared with us the Queen had […]

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When you feel responsible for everything

As a child, did you ever imagine how fun it would be when you could “make all the rules”? When to go to bed (never!)… What to have for dinner (icecream!)… Who to allow in your special secret club (no boys!). Unfortunately, along with growing up comes the dawning realization that “making all the rules” […]

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How to lead a team through change

In turbulent times, powerful leadership is crucial. Perhaps you’re going through a big organizational restructure; have some near-impossible deadlines looming or are facing big changes in your family life. Today I want to share a slightly different approach to how to lead a team through change – which can prove hugely effective. The importance of […]

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Are you already coaching?

A surprising number of women, whether or not they’re interested in pursuing coaching as a career, already use some fundamental coaching skills in their day to day lives – often without realising they’re doing it. Are you one of them? Today I’m going to share 3 ways to find out if you’re already coaching people […]

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Leaders: 5 signs it’s time to take stock

“I feel like I’m failing on every front.” Thousands of women had tuned in to find their momentum for change. And maybe they weren’t expecting to hear those words coming from my mouth. After all – from the outside, it probably looked as though I had it all together. We were hosting a stellar virtual […]

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How to change your career without burning bridges

Knowing how to change your career without burning bridges is an invaluable skill these days. You might have been through a few iterations of your working life already. Or perhaps you’re experiencing for the first time the feeling that what’s next for you might look very different to what came before. Whatever the circumstances, here’s […]

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How to stop worrying what people think

Do you find yourself worrying what people think of you? We’ve all been there – that sudden paralysis of panic when we think back to a conversation, an email or a message. “Did I come across as I meant to?” we ask ourselves, sweaty-palmed. “Did they think I was being weird/loud/arrogant/fake/stupid?” It can be tough […]

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