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”

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”

Get your motivation back in 3 easy steps

Motivation, procrastination, creating good habits and discipline all go hand in hand, but often, once one of these starts to slip, the others soon follow. Maybe you find yourself procrastinating and feeling stuck. Don’t panic. It is likely this is just a temporary block and you will find your path back… Where to start ifContinue reading “Get your motivation back in 3 easy steps”

How to move forward

There comes a time in all of our lives when we just don’t know what direction we’re heading in. Irrespective of how perfect your life might look from the outside, you’re just not moving closer to where you want to be. It can happen for different reasons, including changes in your work or home life,Continue reading “How to move forward”

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”

More freedom, more purpose, more time

For many of us the treadmill stopped during Covid. No commute. No expectation to be in the office all the time. More time with our families. More time for ourselves. For me this meant time for exercise instead of sitting on the tube, lunchtime walks, and not missing important deliveries. It wasn’t a bed ofContinue reading “More freedom, more purpose, more time”

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”