Boundaries!

If, like me, you come up against overwhelm and get on that path to burnout way too easily 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 a boundary”, but what does that really mean? It tookContinue reading “Boundaries!”

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”

When things get HARD!

It doesn’t matter whether you’re following your passion or just working for the paycheck, there are always going to be times when work and life gets HARD! This is normal. This is ok. This is nothing to panic about. I find it quite frustrating when I see advice along the lines of “If you’re notContinue reading “When things get HARD!”

How to get unstuck and LOVE your career!

It can be a confusing place when you’ve had a successful career, good promotions, you’ve built up a variety of experience and skills and then suddenly a brick wall appears, perhaps out of nowhere. Maybe you didn’t get that promotion Maybe your motivation has suddenly dropped off a cliff Or you look at the pathContinue reading “How to get unstuck and LOVE your career!”

Sewing your safety net

It is all very well to reach for your goal, to move towards your vision, but in doing this you’re going to need to take action. Many of these actions, even if successful might leave you feeling those same old feelings of fear, doubt, shame, confusion, insecurity etc. Even if you reach for your goalContinue reading “Sewing your safety net”

My morning routine

In January 2020 I set a goal for myself, part of which was to work remotely, in the sunshine doing something I felt added value. Part of this vision involved waking up and doing yoga every morning, no commute, no crowds, just a beautiful view over the sea, my laptop and a busy, fulfilling dayContinue reading “My morning routine”