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January 3, 2020
Conquering the January Blues

Conquering the January Blues

Conquering the January Blues   Many people find January a long gloomy month. The Christmas and New Year festivities are behind us, the credit card bill arrives and the weather is dank. January also contains ‘Blue Monday’ supposedly the most depressing day of the year (it’s January 20th this year!) […]
January 1, 2020
Make 2020 your best year yet

Make 2020 your best year yet

Do you want to make 2020 your best year yet? January is synonymous with making New Year resolutions, those common refrains that are a reaction to the excesses of the Christmas season. By the third week of January, it is business as usual. This year why not seize the essence […]
December 3, 2019
2019 The Review

2019 The Review

With Christmas fast approaching, this is the time of the year for taking stock and doing a 2019 annual review. As another year closes it is an opportunity to reflect on the last twelve months, complete any unfinished business we may have. Here are 20 powerful questions that have the […]
November 28, 2019
Gratitude

Giving Thanks – 6 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

The last Thursday in November is Thanksgiving Day, a holiday I wish we celebrated in this part of the world (and not just as the eve of Black Friday!) Here’s my take on giving thanks, gratitude and the practices we can adopt to enrich our lives. “If the only prayer […]
November 14, 2019
How to deal with Negative Thoughts

How to deal with Negative Thoughts

I know I’m not alone in having negative thoughts and a negative voice in my head. That harsh critic who screeches put-downs such as – ‘you’re not good enough,’ ‘who do you think you are,’ and ‘you’ll be found out.’ Over the years I’ve come to realise that my unkind […]
November 7, 2019
SOAR 2020 Tickets now available for SOAR2020

SOAR 2020 – Annual Evening Workshop

October 16, 2019
My favourite podcasts

My favourite podcasts

My favourite podcasts when it comes to Personal Development, Leadership, Well-Being and even Spiritual Development are the following resources that I return to again and again.   On Being with Krista Tippett This award-winning podcast poses big questions – what does it mean to be human? How do we want […]
September 26, 2019
Moving beyond your comfort zones

Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zones

Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zones As humans, we love our comfort zones, those situations or activities where we feel secure and in control. But equally, we are hot-wired to grow and evolve which means expanding beyond the confines of our comfort zones. In our comfort zones, we feel psychologically safe, […]
August 22, 2019
How to Present like a Pro

How to Present like a Pro

How to Present like a Pro Effective presentations are engaging, well-structured, interesting, concise and most importantly persuasive. Effective presenters are poised, professional and have a presence. That’s the theory, the daily reality is that the thought of doing a presentation makes many people sick with nerves. It’s often quoted how […]
August 19, 2019
How to keep going in challenging times!

How to keep going in challenging times

How to keep going in challenging times “How are you?” It’s a question we ask and are asked frequently. Depending on who’s asking, I have different responses, from a surface level ‘fine,’ to something that sinks deep into vulnerability. Recently, when catching up with a friend, I heard myself recount […]
August 15, 2019
How to deal with a difficult co-worker

How to deal with a difficult co-worker

How to deal with a difficult co-worker ‘I’m working with someone who is negative/cynical/rude/lazy……what should I do?’ This is the most common question I’m asked at workshops. Of course, there is no quick fix (nor smart soundbite response) because every circumstance is different. However, there are handrails we can use […]
August 6, 2019
What's holding you back?

The stuff that’s holding you back

What’s holding you back? In my 15 plus years of coaching, I’ve discovered that we are all more similar than we might think. We seek the same things, happiness and fulfilment as we reach for our potential and the fullest truest expression of ourselves. We also tend to have the […]