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...

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...

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...