100 Ways to Elevate Your Creativity

100 Ways to Elevate Your Creativity

Over the last four years I have become more and more fascinated by creativity and how it can be accessed, utilised and expressed. When I first started coaching nearly four years ago now I wanted to be a health and wellness coach. It seemed like a nice vibey type thing to do and was in […]

Get intimate with fear and overcome your blocks

Get intimate with fear and overcome your blocks

T Today I will be delving into that wonderful beast fear. Strangely, one of my favourite topics. “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” Joseph Campbell A story about fear During the period of my life, when drinking and partying was a daily occurrence, fear was my closest companion. While I […]

How to Tame Your Inner Critic

How to Tame Your Inner Critic

  I used to think I was a crappy writer. I told myself all sorts of made up stories about why I was terrible like the fact that I wasn’t good enough or that I could never be a proper writer. I believed that no-one would ever read my writing anyway so why bother and […]

Are you holding back from committing? Decide, that’s where the magic happens

Are you holding back from committing? Decide, that’s where the magic happens

Several weeks ago I was dealing with the sudden death of a very close friend. I was having a bit of an existential crisis and having many ‘What is the point?’ moments. Why was I bothering running a business? Why was I bothering doing a PhD? What purpose did any of this serve? It all […]

A List of over 20 Books I read in 2017 and my top five

A List of over 20 Books I read in 2017 and my top five

Last year I took it upon myself to read. Not as a success strategy or anything, and not that I don’t usually, but more as an exercise in wanting to fill my mind with magical and thought provoking words. Stephen King, in his book On Writing, says: “If you don’t have time to read, you […]

It’s time to get comfortable with the uncomfortable

It’s time to get comfortable with the uncomfortable

  For the last few months I have felt blocked creatively. While I am constantly writing as part of my PhD, and have been doing a lot of creative writing (and attempting to write a book!), I have been struggling to write anything that I feel is ‘worthy’ of your eyes. I have felt like […]

How to transform burn out to intentional rest

How to transform burn out to intentional rest

    “If you want rest, you have to take it. You have to resist the lure of busyness, make time for rest, take it seriously, and protect it from a world that is intent on stealing it.” – Soojung-Kim Pang As some of you may have noticed, I have been missing from this space […]

Why working harder is not the answer

Why working harder is not the answer

Lately, I seem to see a lot of posts popping up on social media praising ‘hard work’, claiming that this is indeed necessary if we want to succeed. I wholeheartedly disagree. The moment I stopped ‘working hard’ was the moment I became ‘successful’.   The thing is, success means something different to everyone. To you, […]