What’s Stopping You….. From doing the stuff you really want to do?

12 months ago I sat staring blankly at the lecturer stood in front of me.  A lovely lady, knowledgeable both in the subject of art and in her ability to teach.  But why wasn’t I convinced in what she was saying to me? I was about 4 weeks into my foundation degree...

What Do Life’s Milestones Mean To You?

We all talk about them.  Whether we’re about to turn 30, 40, 50 or more, these are significant numbers and a time when we think about how quickly life marches on.   Expressions like “life begins at 40”, or “50 is the new 40” have come about because we like to believe...

When Is A Good Time To Change Your Life?

It can be a struggle this one.  There are so many things in life to do, new things, new careers, new adventures, new jobs, weight loss…… and it’s never the right time. I found it hard changing from my nice sensible financial services job.  It felt secure, not in the...

Why Asking For Help Might Be The Best Thing You Ever Do

I recently wrote about not being afraid to say “no” and the time that can free up for you.  Asking for help is just as important. Considering evolution and the animal kingdom as a whole, animals often work in packs, hunting together to feed the whole...

Are You A Victim Of Your Own Kindness?

Whether you’re a parent, a partner an employee or an offspring, there’s always someone who needs help or support.  Our ability to care may be part of what makes us human, to provide help when it’s needed or simply just in our day to day nurturing of others. Think...

My Secret Ingredient For Great Goal Setting

Happy New Year It’s my job.  I work with goals.  Goals for individuals, goals for teams, goals to lose weight, goals to start and grow businesses.  My moto ” A goal is for ever not just for new year”   despite this I do always dutifully sit down over...