When preparation IS procrastination

Preparation is great, right? Fail to prepare = prepare to fail and all that. But be careful that your preparation isn’t becoming a form of procrastination itself. What do I mean by that? Buying books, making plans, booking training courses, researching jobs etc all make us feel like we’re making positive moves forward. But unlessContinue reading “When preparation IS procrastination”

When consistency should be your only goal

What do you want to achieve? You’ve probably got something in mind – it could be work related, health related, relationship focused or money. Maybe you’ve written this goal down and created a plan. Maybe you’ve visualised your goal and are tracking your progress towards it. This is all great, but it can put aContinue reading “When consistency should be your only goal”

How To Ask For Help at Work

Every company is contemplating their corporate wellbeing strategies, every company will tell you that your wellbeing is at the heart of everything they do. So, why is it then that asking for support and getting the support you need often feels like an uphill struggle? Part of the reason is that managers and senior leadersContinue reading “How To Ask For Help at Work”

5 Ways To Make A Plan You’ll Actually Stick To

We’ve all experienced making an amazing plan that we’re really excited about only to give up on it two days later, right? First off, let’s just accept that happens sometimes, no shame in it at all. But when continuing to make the same plans, procrastinating, and not sticking to them becomes a real habit, thenContinue reading “5 Ways To Make A Plan You’ll Actually Stick To”

Why training your brain is the most important skill you will ever master

I came to life coaching looking for someone to give me the answer. I wanted to feel better, have less anxiety, work out a direction in life and stop wallowing around saying ‘I don’t know’. And coaching gave me that answer But like all things in life it wasn’t quite the answer I was expecting.Continue reading “Why training your brain is the most important skill you will ever master”

Overcome Procrastination with Compassion, not Anger

By the time people come to me, as a life coach, they are often at the point of intense frustration, anger, anxiety and/or overwhelm and resignation. Whatever it is they’re trying to do doesn’t seem to be working and they are often desperate for an answer. The good news here is that there is anContinue reading “Overcome Procrastination with Compassion, not Anger”

How to Take Back Control

Focus on what you can control. You’ve probably heard this a million times, but it really is the key to everything. I have an overactive fear sensor – I can freak out about anything and everything. My brain’s favourite reaction to a perceived threat varies, but is mostly in the ‘freeze’ category with a bitContinue reading “How to Take Back Control”

Number one tip to stop letting fear hold you back

Procrastination and fear go hand in hand. You know you’ve got a great idea, you know the result you want to get, yet something is holding you back. Often that something holding you back is fear. Fear of what other people might think. Fear of failing. Fear of success. Fear of finding out you can’tContinue reading “Number one tip to stop letting fear hold you back”

I can guarantee you success

Wouldn’t it be great if you could guarantee success? It would save a lot of stress, anxiety, fear, disappointment. You would be able to move forward without procrastination, without feeling stuck, without wasting your precious brain power on unhelpful thoughts and feelings. So how is it possible? Well, most successful people focus on what theyContinue reading “I can guarantee you success”

3 steps to stop procrastinating

We all procrastinate. There’s nothing wrong with you – you’re not lazy, you’ve not got a syndrome, you’re ok just as you are…trust me. As a life and career coach here are my top tips to stop procrastinating and actually get stuff done… Become conscious about what you’re doing or not doing Increase your awarenessContinue reading “3 steps to stop procrastinating”