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10 rituals to support you when your world turns upside down

If you’ve experienced trauma of any kind, you know first hand how everything can change in the blink of an eye. It comes in many guises. It could be divorce, or death of a loved one, being made redundant, children leaving home or even a violent crime. For me it was a cancer diagnosis. Whatever […]

Guest post: Being an introvert in an extrovert world

What does it feel like to be an introvert in an extrovert world? It was the weekend before Christmas and I was getting ready to visit a neighbour who had invited me and other neighbours for drinks. I knew most of the people who might be at the gathering and would enjoy catching up with […]

Do you need more coffee, or…?

What do you actually need? Is it more coffee, or something else? It might sound like a strange question, but many of us aren’t great at identifying our needs, day-to-day. For example, we get to the end of the day and find ourselves knackered. That’s it, we think. “I need more coffee!” But far too […]

Where women get it wrong when we try to change the world

“Since they are especially skilled in nurturing compassion and human values, we need women to take the lead in creating a more compassionate society.” said the Dalai Llama in honour of International Women’s Day 2021. In other words – it’s up to us to try and change the world. Mmm. Are we talking about the […]

7 tiny ways to stop feeling tired all the time

As an in-house coach one of the most common challenges I see in my clients is a lack of energy. Most are combining multiple priorities: building a business whilst still in corporate life, raising a family, taking care of elderly parents, and doing their best to try and outrun that pesky inner critic. Is it […]

How to actually make a difference

I don’t know about you, but I’m not a big fan of feeling cynical and helpless. I am by nature an optimist, and I want to know how to actually make a difference. I believe in the possibility of change, so I focus on the ways in which I can have an impact. It’s empowering […]

How to live life on your own terms

One of the greatest privileges we have is to make choices. When it comes to knowing how to live life on your own terms, it’s so important that we take stock of the many freedoms we now have, compared to generations of women before us. That’s not to say it’s always easy. Today I want to […]

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. Finding your life’s work […]

Is your relationship draining you?

Is your relationship draining you? Today I want to explain the importance of energy in relationships – and give you some simple ways you can revitalize a relationship where things are starting to feel draining, frustrating or stale. First, let me explain what I mean by the “energy” of a relationship. Inside every human being […]

How to take control of your day

Picture this: You’ve got a big deadline to meet. You wake up feeling sluggish but still manage to scarf a coffee and get to your desk early. Time to get going. But from then on, things start to rapidly unravel. Emails need tactful – and immediate – responses. A colleague comes to you with a […]

Guest post: Are there advantages to Imposter Syndrome?

Could there really be advantages to Imposter Syndrome? I’ve experienced Imposter Syndrome feelings for most of my adult life. Working as a research-based academic in a university, I guess I could have summed it up as “I wish I felt even half as good/confident as other people seem to think I am!”. But I didn’t […]

Sorting out your finances: 20 ways to start

Let’s get real: When sorting out your finances looms on your to-do list, it can be easy to keep putting it off. There’s often a big scary task (getting honest about your pension situation, facing up to debt, or figuring out what your investments are doing, perhaps) that you’ve been avoiding. But the truth is, […]

How to feel more awake and energised

Want to feel more awake and energised? When you’re feeling sluggish and exhausted, it can be challenging to know where to begin. If you’re at the point where you’re ready to make change but nothing seems to ‘stick’, it can feel especially frustrating. You want to spring out of bed instead of dragging yourself up […]

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 […]

The most important question to ask yourself

The most important question to ask yourself if you want to create change might not be what you think. Most of us focus on what it is we want to DO. But there’s a shift that needs to happen before we take any kind of action. One that makes all the difference to how effective […]

How to make a fresh start

At the end of the year, decade, or even the week, we have an opportunity to draw a line under what has and hasn’t happened. We draw a line under what was before… and get ready for what’s about to come. Trouble is, most of us aren’t actually clear on how to make a fresh […]

The most important question to ask yourself

My local café is playing back to back classics from 25 years ago. These were the tunes that accompanied me around my first GAP year tour around Europe. Green Day, The Beautiful South, Sinead O’Connor… What are the tunes which take you back? What song, when you hear it on the radio, transports you through […]

Guest post: How to keep a relationship alive

Love at first sight? Yes, it can happen. But when we buy into the idea that love can only happen in a spontaneous, earth-shaking fireworks display, we can close the door to allowing love to bloom and blossom in its own time. Knowing how to keep a relationship alive can open doors to deeper and […]

The truth about manifestation: money, mindset and miracles

When it comes to money – making it, managing it and multiplying it – there are an awful lot of myths and misconceptions out there. From the “just roll up your sleeves and make more of it” school of thought to the “visualise and believe and miracles will happen” one, it can be hard to […]

3 Lessons for creating success without burnout… from an unlikely role model

When you’re used to living life in “Superwoman” mode, it can be hard to stop – even when you know it’s time you learned to create success without burnout. And frankly, it’s frustrating! Logically, we know that rushing through life, running on fumes, barely making time to deal with our basic bodily functions (gone all […]