Embrace the struggle

Embrace the struggle

Embrace the struggle In the last few months, I’ve been doing cryptic crosswords again, inspired by a post written by an old mentor of mine, Col Fink, entitled Is that Frustration or fun you feel?  Col observed how, when we’re grappling with the difficult...
The year of not keeping on top of everything

The year of not keeping on top of everything

The year of not keeping on top of everything You may be wondering if the “not” in the title of this post is an error. Surely trying to keep on top of everything is A Good Thing and perhaps something you want to get even better at in 2022? I’ve...
Fill up your senses

Fill up your senses

Fill up your senses Yesterday morning, as I was waiting for my coffee to brew, I popped out into my back garden. I stood in the sun amongst the foxgloves and listened. Layers of birdsong punctuated by nearby bees. Bose-quality surround sound with no tech. I felt a...
What’s the worst that can happen?

What’s the worst that can happen?

What’s the worst that can happen? A few weeks back, after a pretty full-on time publishing my book, launching a new programme and doing a website refresh, I undertook a Worry Review. I wrote a list of all the things that I’d worried about that had happened...
Impostor syndrome isn’t a disease

Impostor syndrome isn’t a disease

Impostor syndrome isn’t a disease Sarah has just being promoted to Director and she comes to our coaching session wanting help with a bad case of Impostor Syndrome. She’s worried she’s not up to the job and that she’s going to be found out...
Watch your speed

Watch your speed

Watch your speed A couple of months back, I went on a Speed Awareness Course. My husband and I had been arguing while I was driving and, too late, I found I’d passed a speed camera over the limit in a 30mph zone. (I did the course, though we went halves on the...