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...

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...

Don’t Just Dream It….

October may feel a strange time to be talking about goals, most of us plan them in January and have forgotten about them 3 months later.  I find now a really good time to focus on them.  The distractions of summer are over and aside from Christmas there’s less to...

My last blog post was all about seizing opportunities when they arise, I was thinking about the past and how I’d grabbed the Neal’s Yard Remedies – Organics opportunity, what I didn’t say was that my only regret was not doing it sooner –...