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”

Take a break…your brain will thank you

If you are struggling to get things done, remain motivated and keep consistent it can feel completely counter-intuitive to stop and take a break. You want to keep going, break through the barrier, prove to yourself that you can and will succeed. But this is often the least constructive route you can take Yes, sometimesContinue reading “Take a break…your brain will thank you”

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”

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”

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!”

Fed up with hating your job?

Fed up with hating your job? Ready to start loving it again? Great! Here’s my first question for you – what story are you telling yourself that is so terrible? If I carry on like this I’ll get fired and I don’t know how I could cope with that If they carry on treating meContinue reading “Fed up with hating your job?”

How to stop procrastinating

Hands up if you procrastinate! Hands up if you feel bad about procrastinating! What I want to offer you today is the question – what if procrastinating was ok? What if you could be gentle with yourself instead? As a human being we are programmed to seek pleasure and avoid pain and that doesn’t alwaysContinue reading “How to stop procrastinating”

Freedom at work

Freedom and work have become a hot topic lately, with the physical office becoming a centrepiece of contention. But if you are someone who is craving more freedom at work, I’d ask you to get curious about what is within your control that can move you closer to that feeling? Some years ago before hybridContinue reading “Freedom at work”