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Guest post: How to invest in the future YOU want

It’s fair to say that until very recently, finance has been a man’s world. No wonder many women struggle to know how to invest in a way that will make a difference. Even today, at the top of the power pyramid, men still hold court to a great extent. All 10 of the world’s richest […]

How to make peace with anything

When it comes to coaching or being coached, it’s easy to focus on the extraordinary impact it can have on the things you CAN change in your life. Coaching can help you find a new career. Discover relationships that fulfil you in ways you could never have imagined; set powerful boundaries around what’s acceptable; learn […]

Guest post: The truth about being a coach in 2020

Want to know what it’s like being a coach in 2020? There’s that word again. “It just feels so overwhelming.” My client is struggling with the emotion bubbling up within her, the tears so long held back, now snaking down her cheeks. Part of her is relieved to be in such a safe space and […]

Coaching and burnout: The trap for women who care

When it comes to coaching and burnout, there’s a really important distinction many women aren’t aware of when they seek support. If we’re not mindful of this potential trap, we can find that the coach we’ve hired to try and prevent us from burning out completely, can actually make things worse. Why? One word: Superwoman. […]

Guest post: Powering up your money using the Sacred Money Archetypes

Did you know that a whopping 61% of women would rather talk about their own death than money?! This doesn’t really come as a surprise though does it? Money is one of the great “taboo” subjects that we’re taught not to discuss at the dinner table, so it’s no wonder that so many of us […]

Who Is the Most Important Person in Your Life?

So who did you think of first? Your baby? Your partner? Your mother? The most important relationship you will have in your life is the one you have with yourself. But let’s get real here. Not many of us have a stack of time these days to spoil ourselves. Right now, heading off to the […]

How to Fight Fair

Some people argue more than others. How about you? I’m not talking about little bickers or nags over whose turn it is to change a dirty nappy but the big fights, the ones that can leave you in tears or in tatters. The kind of fight that you can’t let go. Whether it’s with an […]

Guest blog: Perfectionist or bitch?

I’m standing in the doorway of my youngest son’s bedroom. We are arguing about bedtime. Again. He is standing halfway up his small ladder, his boyish face full of undisguised anger and hatred towards me. In that moment, the feeling is mutual. I have a battle going on in my head and my body is […]

2 needs that define 2020

All of us have needs in our lives. And in relationships, we learn to balance our needs with those of someone else  – so that we can feel we’re being supported, and be there for others in turn. Two specific needs have been deeply tested this year in particular. If you’re in a relationship, knowing […]

How to deal with negative people

Who’s that person in your life… The one who makes your heart sink when you see their name pop up on your phone – or whose response to your latest idea or project is bound to deflate you? Negative people can be really challenging to handle – so today I want to share 5 quick […]

How your vulnerability is your strength

Let’s talk about vulnerability today – and specifically, the shame that seems to be pervading the world at the moment, especially amongst the capable, committed women in this community. If you’ve recently found yourself secretly thinking “everybody seems to be doing better than me!”, then read on. I’m going to explain why that’s not true, […]

(Guest Post) Why is sales so difficult when you care?

Whether you’re in business selling a service or product, are raising money for a cause close to your heart, or just want to “sell” a new idea to your romantic partner or your boss, there are always times when the ability to guide and influence others is an important tool in your toolkit. But if […]

How to handle your inner critic

Want to know how to handle your inner critic? Right now, many of us are hearing that nit-picking little voice more than ever. And the things she comes out with can be spiteful. On a recent Lunch and Learn session over on the One of many Facebook page, we shared some of her best lines […]

Why we’re so emotional right now

“I can’t feel my legs at all now!” I yelled to James as he shivered on the beach. “Come on in, it’s fabulous!” August in North Wales and I was channelling my inner Brit, stoically frolicking in the freezing surf despite the overcast clouds and drizzle. The sea really was glorious, even if it was […]

7 ways to overcome procrastination

With the changes and upheaval we’ve all experienced in the last 6 months, many of us are procrastinating like champions. Even if you’re usually someone who’s ruthlessly disciplined, you might find there are some items on your to-do list that are starting to recur. So how can you overcome procrastination – and what if that […]

How to deal with your emotions

Emotions are a response to the thoughts we have about various situations and circumstances. There are emotions that we like and want to continue having and there are others that we dislike and want to avoid at all costs. We need to understand more about the emotions that we dislike and want to avoid, as […]

Guest post: 5 ways to feel empowered about politics

I get asked about politics a lot. It’s my own fault. I’m a self-confessed political geek. When I was a child I thought I’d know when I was a ‘proper’ grown up because I would understand finance and politics. I’d be able to watch the news and know what they were talking about. It’s the […]

5 Easy Ways to Calm Your Money Chaos

Money chaos is the disorganised way we all sometimes feel about money from time to time. But finding your way back to clarity doesn’t need to take years, or hours of learning from financial experts. It can start with a simple re-framing of your mindset. So today, let’s start really simple, with these 5 straightforward […]

How to stay engaged without losing your compassion

“You have no right to comment on this, because I didn’t raise you as a woman of color!” my mom told me. All I could do was pause. With that one comment I was left feeling alienated and flabbergasted. As a woman of color living in the United States, my mom was reeling from the […]

4 Ways to Treat Your Money Like a Lover

Money is a force. It is a concentrated symbol of energy and power in life. And you have a unique relationship to your finances. That relationship is made up of things like how often you think about money, how you feel when you do, what matters to you when it comes to finances, and how […]