Learning to accept pain when the reality is utter crap

Learning to accept pain when the reality is utter crap

It’s been one year since I had my hip reconstruction and has been quite the journey – mentally, physically and emotionally. Initially I was told that there was a screw loose in my hip and so I went into shock at the time. I was still in the hospital, had large doses of painkillers pulsing through […]

Monday’s Mindfulness Link Love

Monday’s Mindfulness Link Love

Lately I seem to be coming across a range of wonderful articles, videos and courses on mindfulness that I have found extremely interesting and informative and so I thought I would pass on this Mindfulness Link Love to you. Here is a fabulous list: Articles  “If mindfulness makes you uncomfortable, it’s working,” an article by […]

Gratitude for 2015’s special moments: a recap on a few

Gratitude for 2015’s special moments: a recap on a few

On the first day of 2015 I began compiling a Little Bits of Happiness Jar (the idea of which came from a coaching friend Tracy Gardner). In it I wrote down achievements, moments of gratitude, love, connection and anything that I felt deserved some recognition.   I started this as a way of acknowledging myself […]

How my shadow saved my life

How my shadow saved my life

Lately I have felt tired, grateful, anxious, hopeful, sad, happy, uncertain, excited, the list goes on. That’s a lot more than I could have said six or seven years ago. Back then if someone asked me how I was feeling I probably would have responded with ‘good’ and then walked away. Anxiety was like my […]

NLP Modelling: Find Someone you Love and Do what they Do

NLP Modelling: Find Someone you Love and Do what they Do

This month I am delighted to have another article featured in The Successful Coach Magazine and to be a long running contributor. This month I am discussing NLP Modelling – what it means, how it works, and how you can implement it in your life in a way that is going to see you doing […]

The most important thing you can do to free yourself from negative self-judgement

The most important thing you can do to free yourself from negative self-judgement

Last week an incident occurred when I was teaching and I slipped into fight/flight/freeze mode. I froze on the spot and couldn’t hear what people were saying, and didn’t know how to respond. This has a tendency to happen to me when I notice a threat to my environment. Tara Brach explains it in the following […]

What to do when you’re feeling blah

What to do when you’re feeling blah

Lately I have been feeling blah. Yes, that’s right, BLAH I went away on a terrific holiday and since coming back I have been marking lots of essays and haven’t had much time for my business or for writing and this always makes me feel blah. I continue to make time for meditation and exercise, […]

How to let go in order to receive

How to let go in order to receive

I am so happy to share that I have had a third article published in the September issue of the Successful Coach Magazine. I give walk you through a great technique that I use with my clients to help them let go of past hurts and difficult emotions. Here is a snippet: “Bring into your mind […]

How resting bitch face syndrome shaped my annoying reality

How resting bitch face syndrome shaped my annoying reality

Several years ago I wasn’t in the happiest of places. It wasn’t necessarily what was going on externally that was the issue. I had a job, I was living in a new city, I had friends, family, money – all the things in life that allow you to live a peaceful existence, and yet I […]