Great expectations. A friend or foe? When we build something up in our minds, psyche ourselves up for it then it doesn’t happen or doesn’t go the way we want, do we crumble like Miss Havisham, stuck in our own bitter world or do we pick ourselves back up and charge [...]
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Insecurities. They haunt us all. The problem is, we don’t know each others and the reasons behind them. Your horrible manager may put you down because they are unhappy at home or feel that they don’t have the experience to be where they are. That mean person at school could have [...]
We are surrounded by images, TV shows, social media, apps and magazines depicting relationships or relationship advice. Has all of this warped what we see as a healthy, normal relationship? How does this affect our personal and professional lives? Full disclosure, I love a good bit of trashy TV. It’s just [...]
When asked what confectionary I would currently describe myself as, I said a room temperature Cadbury Eclair. You know, those caramel goodnesses with a heart of chocolate. So yummy! But why? Because, the sticky caramel in my way to the good chocolate is myself. Getting in my own way. I need [...]
In a cyber world filled with positive vibes, hollow happiness and more airbrushing than a magazine photoshoot, it can feel overwhelmingly like we are a failure if we are not ok and not perfect. It’s ok to not be ok. It’s great to not be perfect because you know what? Nobody [...]
100 years ago women got the vote. But how far have we actually come? What would Emmeline Pankhurst think of where we are now? Most importantly, how are we going to get to where we need to be? What recent news marks this grand occasion? Oh yes, PepsiCo announce that Doritos [...]
Let’s talk about rejection and failure. As a life coach and all around positive person, you may think that these are things I avoid, don’t experience or should not want to think about but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Rejection and failure are part of our everyday lives and [...]
I love “new year, new me” as it gives us a chance to reassess where we are, what we want and how we want to get there. Are you doing what makes you happy? Fulfilled? Providing what you want in life? This is something we generally only think about during the [...]
Cerberus - that lovely 3 headed dog who guards the underworld to prevent the dead from leaving. So how does that relate to effective project management? Good question! When you get a new project, there are three clear stages that all require a slightly different mindset: creating, planning and doing. These [...]
As we all know, we are busy. When asked the question “how’s work going?” the standard response is “busy”. So how do we make sure we are spending our precious time on what really matters to us? Here are three simple techniques I love to use to keep my work/life balance [...]
In the business world, there never seems to be enough hours in the day. "Not having enough time" becomes the excuse for poor communication: it’s more important to improve our time management skills. In steps the 15-minute plan. This plan is a great tool to have in your back pocket. It [...]