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”

Get promoted in 2022!

Unfortunately hard work alone doesn’t guarantee career success I help professionals understand what it is they need to do to progress to the next level at work and create the perfect plan to get there! Build confidence, find your strengths, develop your mindset Take part in my six week 1 to 1 coaching programme andContinue reading “Get promoted in 2022!”

What’s stopping you?

What’s stopping you from taking that next step in your career you’ve been thinking about? I’ve seen many different reasons (excuses) explained to me in the past… – Lack of confidence that you can do what’s required in the new role – Fear of taking on a level of responsibility you’ve not had before (theContinue reading “What’s stopping you?”

How to stop comparing yourself with others

We all know we shouldn’t compare ourselves to other people, we all know how pointless it is, how unhelpful it is. Yet we keep doing it. So is there anything we can do to stop it? One of the most powerful ways I’ve found to help people with this is to work with them toContinue reading “How to stop comparing yourself with others”