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...

One Step To A More Positive You

Well Autumn has arrived and rather suddenly it feels that way.  One minute we seemed to have glorious sunshine and the next those beautiful misty mornings.  I rather like Autumn – at least until I get wet morning dog walks! With the change in weather has come...

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...

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...

Is Asking For Help Admitting Failure? Think Again

Social media is full of success stories, everyone shouts about what’s going well in their lives and businesses. So sometimes sitting reading it all can make you feel more than a little inadequate. Sometimes you have to cut through the rubbish and the PR and get...