TODAY, young people across the land are either celebrating or needlessly beating themselves up over their A-level results. I wish I could get in front of every single teenager who feels anxious/bereft/depressed/hopeless/even suicidal after scoring a lesser grade than they’d hoped for. I wish I could show them how pointless it all is in the […]
TODAY, for the first time in yonks, I didn’t wake up feeling happy, positive and okay with the world. I woke up feeling anxious, maybe even a little fearful.
THINGS do not happen TO us, they happen FOR us. Trouble is, we often don’t know what to do when the shit hits the fan, beyond fighting, hiding or sinking.
THERE’S an awful lot of talk about authenticity in the personal development world. So much so that people have begun to call it out. ‘Authenticity’ has become a cliché. Something to knock. Something to deride. Oh, what a tangled web we weave! This is, perhaps, the greatest diversion, the cleverest trick, the most beautiful slight since […]
HAVE you heard of “energy coaching”? Neither had I… and it sounded like another big rip off fad when I first read about it. Here’s what the guys at (Tony) Robbins Madanes Training had to say about it in their latest e-shot: “Because of this shift [in our culture], there’s a new kind of coaching that […]
DO you attend business networking events? What do you get from them? Have you even thought about the value of networking outside of the standard ROI (Return On Investment)? I’ve created the #NetworkWheel to help with that. It’s here, totally FREE for you to use. Just print it out, or stick it into your favourite picture […]
YOU know those days when you wake up, open one eye and get an incredible urge to bury yourself deep under the duvet again? I don’t mean because it’s cold, or because your loved one is lying next to you, all snuggly and warm… I mean those days when hiding from the world seems the […]
LAST night, at 10.10pm, I turned 43. So, before the last dredges of 42 ebb away and I while I still remember the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything, I’m going to share a bit of wisdom. Those who know me will know I love a good C-word, and I’m going […]
WHEN we work for ourselves it’s really easy to get trapped in the treadmill and lose sight of the passion and drive we had at the outset. Stress can become the norm – even a little addictive – and our physical and emotional wellbeing can start to suffer. Very often, we don’t even notice it […]
‘LIFE COACHING’ DOESN’T WORK… Seriously. It’s a waste of your time, money and energy, and it’s just plain flakey if…