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”

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”

Stuck in a rut? How taking pride in what you do can change everything

It’s very easy to get stuck in a rut. Very easy to feel like everything you’re doing is just a bit pointless and is getting you absolutely nowhere. This can look like procrastination loops, leaving things to the last minute then getting frustrated, a general lack of interest in your work and the belief thatContinue reading “Stuck in a rut? How taking pride in what you do can change everything”

Why you keep procrastinating and what you can do about it

TL;DR: You’re thinking about this all wrong. Procrastination is one of the things my clients find the most frustrating. They blame themselves, they try harder, they fail, they get more upset, more frustrated and keep going in the same loop. And they think something has gone terribly wrong. Or worse, they think there is somethingContinue reading “Why you keep procrastinating and what you can do about it”

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”

Number one tip to reduce burnout!

If, like me, you come up against overwhelm and get on that path to burnout way too easily, probably with a healthy dose of procrastination thrown in, then there’s one thing you are really going to have to get the hang of… Creating boundaries… It sounds easy doesn’t it, “oh, just put in place aContinue reading “Number one tip to reduce burnout!”

Getting over a career brick wall

How do you get over a work-related brick wall?   The start of our careers can be pretty plain sailing. You’re constantly learning, there are structures in place to get to the next level. A bit of hard work, some fun, following the right processes and boom – you’re promoted! But often, what comes afterContinue reading “Getting over a career brick wall”

You are allowed to be happy

One of the best life lessons you can ever learn is that you are allowed to be happy even when life sucks I am far from happy all the time, my brain is usually telling me a story about how I’ve messed up or that there’s danger ahead …and life is always 50/50 anyway, butContinue reading “You are allowed to be happy”

Mistakes

How do you get over a disappointment at work? Maybe you were overlooked for promotion or the flagship piece of work you were leading just didn’t, well, work. It can be a scary place to be, feeling like the rug has been pulled from underneath you and the added discomfort of having to face yourContinue reading “Mistakes”

Overwhelm

What do you do when everything is getting on top of you? It can be pretty scary, frustrating and demotivating. You’ve probably tried plenty of things to ‘fix’ it, to get everything back under control, but it’s just not working. So where do you go from here? Take a deep breath This is completely normalContinue reading “Overwhelm”