The unexpected secret about accepting mistakes

Confession time: I’ve made A LOT of mistakes. Even the ones no-one ever noticed have felt HUGE to me. Early on in my career, I made a small mistake that I genuinely thought would bring down the whole company. Looking back now, it seems laughable, but at the time, it was intense. The shame, theContinue reading “The unexpected secret about accepting mistakes”

Don’t let a bad day get in your way

“Dear Bad Day, I know we’ve been spending a lot of time together lately, but I think it’s time we break up. You see, I’ve been seeing some other days – Good Day, Great Day, even Mediocre Day – and they treat me much better than you do. Plus, I’m tired of you always bringingContinue reading “Don’t let a bad day get in your way”

How to Get What You Want in 3 Months

As we move into the next quarter of the year (yes, already!), it’s a great time to reflect on your goals and aspirations. What do you want to achieve in the next three months? Whether it’s personal or professional, I want to help you make it happen. Here’s the basics to get you started: WithContinue reading “How to Get What You Want in 3 Months”

How fear is fuelling your procrastination and what to do about it…

One of the main reasons why people procrastinate is because of fear. Fear can be a powerful force that holds us back from taking action, and it can fuel procrastination in a variety of ways. When we’re afraid of failing, we put off taking action because we don’t want to risk making a mistake orContinue reading “How fear is fuelling your procrastination and what to do about it…”

How to face your fears and stop procrastinating…

Procrastination is a common problem that affects us all. It can be frustrating to feel like you’re not making progress towards your goals, and it can also lead to a lot of stress and anxiety. One of the main reasons why people procrastinate is because of fear. Fear can be a powerful force that holdsContinue reading “How to face your fears and stop procrastinating…”

It’s probably not that deep…

If you’re anything like me you are probably extremely harsh on yourself when you keep putting things off or you’re not making the progress you were hoping for. You think it means something about you – maybe you’re lazy, or not good enough, or you compare yourself to others and think that they can doContinue reading “It’s probably not that deep…”

Compassion and our Inner Critic

From my years working as a coach the most common feedback I hear is clients telling me they are no longer so harsh on themselves. I’m really proud of this. Our own inner critic is often our biggest blocker. Clients come to me with a huge range of concerns including procrastination, confidence, imposter syndrome, lackContinue reading “Compassion and our Inner Critic”

It’s time for a change…

It took me a long time to accept that I was in control of the stories I tell myself. I resisted believing this because it would put me in control, and that in itself was pretty scary! If it was me choosing the stories, then it was me to blame! And why would I wantContinue reading “It’s time for a change…”

Three myths about procrastination

You can’t define yourself as a ‘procrastinator’. Sometimes you might procrastinate, other times you might not. For every time you put off doing something you can find a hundred examples of when you took action straight away. There might be patterns to when you put off taking action and when you don’t which would beContinue reading “Three myths about procrastination”

When preparation IS procrastination

Preparation is great, right? Fail to prepare = prepare to fail and all that. But be careful that your preparation isn’t becoming a form of procrastination itself. What do I mean by that? Buying books, making plans, booking training courses, researching jobs etc all make us feel like we’re making positive moves forward. But unlessContinue reading “When preparation IS procrastination”