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...
Making the most of your time

Making the most of your time

Home » Archives for Alison Reid Making the most of your time Last week, I hosted the first of 4 weekly conversations about how to rise above lockdown. One of the challenges that emerged was how to make the most of our time over the coming weeks, and possibly months....