embracing change. the new normal

Are these your goals…

By | 2016-04-11T10:45:48+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Clarity, Decision making, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Intention, Making the most of you, Mindfulness, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How many of us get to a certain age, look around and think, “This is not what I had planned.”  Whatever our age, when we evaluate where we are and how we got here, we often find a distinct gap between our fantasy and reality.  Many of us have been on a specific trajectory — a [...]

Stay on track when distracted

By | 2015-09-01T15:49:35+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Categories: Change, Clarity, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, head space, Intention, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Time off, Uncategorised, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A client of mine recently had some news about her health. It's an ongoing situation, which can probably be managed, but might turn out to be serious. She's got quite a bit to process and has to invest time and energy in various activities in support of her short- and long-term health. In this situation, it [...]

New Beginning

By | 2015-05-05T16:14:27+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Categories: Change, Clarity, Feelings, head space, Intention, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Self Value, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I’m going off piste this month! Poetry is usually one of my least favourite things. However, when we’re trying to describe emotions, or ‘a stirring of the soul’, sometimes poetry does a better job than standard prose. As coaching is all about new beginnings, I thought this sums things up nicely: For a New Beginning In [...]

Embracing Change: the New Normal

By | 2015-04-08T10:54:10+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Categories: Change, Clarity, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Intention, Making the most of you, Mindfulness, Self awareness, Self Value, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Client: “I’ve had a really, really crap week—I’ve been crying almost constantly and I’m exhausted.” Me: “Congratulations! Woohoo! Good job!” At first glance, this probably seems deeply unsympathetic—someone’s been going through a tough time and I’m cheering them on, smiling and laughing. But I meant it when I congratulated this talented business woman. She’d been working [...]

Holding back from gaining extra credentials?

By | 2015-02-05T09:42:28+00:00 February 5th, 2015|Categories: Clarity, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Intention, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Self Value, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last month I finally became an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. I've been holding back from gaining extra credentials  (I gained my professional coaching qualification five years ago), so I'm pleased I've finally jumped through that hoop. But also I'm a bit disappointed in myself for not gaining these extra credentials sooner. What stopped me? [...]

Embracing Change: the New Normal

By | 2014-12-11T09:53:54+00:00 December 11th, 2014|Categories: Change, Christmas, Clarity, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Intention, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Client: “I’ve had a really, really crap week—I’ve been crying almost constantly and I’m exhausted.” Me: “Congratulations! Woohoo! Good job!” At first glance, this probably seems deeply unsympathetic—someone’s been going through a tough time and I’m cheering them on, smiling and laughing. But I meant it when I congratulated this talented business woman. She’d been working on some [...]