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”

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…”

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 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”

How To Ask For Help at Work

Every company is contemplating their corporate wellbeing strategies, every company will tell you that your wellbeing is at the heart of everything they do. So, why is it then that asking for support and getting the support you need often feels like an uphill struggle? Part of the reason is that managers and senior leadersContinue reading “How To Ask For Help at Work”

How to create confidence and positivity

We all want to head into the year with confidence, whether we set new years resolutions or not, we can’t help but have an idea that we’d really like this year to be a ‘good’ one.  The best indicator of whether you will start this year with confidence is the stories you are telling yourself. These are likelyContinue reading “How to create confidence and positivity”

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”

What Are You Fighting Against?

The psychologist Carl Jung famously gave us the idea that “what you resist not only persists, but will grow in size”. I have found this to be true so many times, both with myself, and my coaching clients that it is a principle I wholeheartedly follow. Therefore, when times get tough, if I find myselfContinue reading “What Are You Fighting Against?”