Spring officially started last week and I for one am saying thank goodness. Winter is over, the days are warm, blossom is sprouting on the trees, and it definitely feels like spring is in the air. When we are in the middle of winter, it can sometimes feel like hard work getting through the short … Continue reading How are you? Are you ok?
This can be a tough question but it’s one I’m immensely curious about. We've all lived such different lives that what we consider to be the best advice will never be the same for everyone. It might have been an off-hand comment that resonated, an experience that touched you deeply or a cross roads moment … Continue reading What’s the best advice you’ve been given?
I’ve been thinking a lot about this recently while I've been developing my new goal setting programme “Forget resolutions – create your vision for 2019”. There has been a lot written about why you should set goals and create a vision for your life. I have to admit it’s not something I would routinely do … Continue reading Why it’s important to set goals
Let’s face it, we all have times when we aren’t motivated. Worse than that, you feel demotivated, disheartened and discouraged. You feel you can’t rather than you can, and the evidence is stacking up to prove it. At times like these, it’s going to take more than just a willingness to try and a “just … Continue reading Motivation! How to stay inspired.
I often get asked by my clients how to overcome those things that are holding them back such a a fear of failure or judgement. Alternatively you may be held back because you’re not feeling particularly positive, you’re lacking in time, money or support or you’re simply procrastinating. Whatever it is there are certain ways you … Continue reading What is really holding you back?
A couple of months ago I found I’d been procrastinating about getting on with certain things, which made me feel guilty and didn’t help, as they still needed doing! If you’re anything like me, then you’ll find yourself getting distracted by social media or cleaning out old paperwork, rather than do certain jobs. So although … Continue reading Nothing will happen unless you make it happen
There are times when we feel stuck in a rut and feel in desperate need of a change, and whether you’re contemplating a radical change such as a new job or a new home, or something smaller, there are things you can do to help you get started. Declutter This might not seem important … Continue reading LOOKING AT THINGS FROM A NEW PERSPECTIVE
We all face letting go. Whether its possessions, relationships, places or even our youth! In this blog post, I want to talk about the different ways to help embrace change and ultimately see letting go as a positive outcome. Stay connected. It’s important to focus on the gifts you have in the people around you, … Continue reading Learning to Let Go
It’s hard to believe that this is a year ago but this photograph was taken in Monte Carlo at the Masters tennis tournament, and yesterday Rafa Nadal won this year’s event for the 11th time. Going to watch a tennis tournament outside of the UK has been on the to do list for a while, … Continue reading 50 NEW THINGS TO TRY BEFORE I’M 50: NUMBER 8
Learning French This has probably been on my list of things I wanted to do for many years, at least since my first holiday in France, which is easily over a decade ago. Between then and now, I’ve travelled back to France frequently, however like with most things, if you don’t keep practising, you eventually … Continue reading 50 NEW THINGS TO TRY BEFORE I’M 50: NUMBER 7