Don’t take the monkey

Don’t take the monkey

Home » Confidence Don’t take the monkey May I introduce you to Alex. Alex is a finance manager in a tech company. She’s struggling to keep her head above water at the moment as she fields demands from all directions – her boss, her colleagues, her...
Listen to your body

Listen to your body

Home » Archives for Alison Reid Listen to your body The other day, I went off-piste. I’d been feeling groggy all week and woke up tired again. However, after I did my usual 20 minute meditation, rather than just going up to my desk as I would usually, I curled...
Be your own No 1 fan

Be your own No 1 fan

Home » Archives for Alison Reid Be your own No 1 fan When my husband and I first met, he used to joke that he was my “No 1 fan”. He buoyed me up with words of encouragement and celebrated what went well for me. He even came and cheered me on at a tennis match. (He’s...
Practise possibility

Practise possibility

Home » Archives for Alison Reid Practise possibility The other weekend, I was on a creativity course. One of the exercises was in pairs and involved one person talking for 10 minutes about something they wanted to create whilst the other person listened. The...