I’m letting go of the shame I’ve carried for more than 20 years

I’m letting go of the shame I’ve carried for more than 20 years *Trigger/content warning: this post describes an assault. “If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.” – Brené Brown I’ve been thinking about shame recently. Through conversations I’ve realised that I’ve been hanging onto… Read more about I’m letting go of the shame I’ve carried for more than 20 years

How I deal with my fear of public speaking

How I deal with my fear of public speaking So many of us have a fear of public speaking and, as I am finding myself doing it more and more, I thought I would share how I deal with my nerves and fear of what everyone else will think of me. Because those concerns are… Read more about How I deal with my fear of public speaking

Live Your Best Life: Josephine Brooks

Live Your Best Life: Josephine Brooks In this latest Live Your Best Life interview I’m delighted to bring you planning and productivity mentor Josephine Brooks (you may remember I talked with Josephine on her podcast On the Make a while ago). In these interviews we look at what it means to live the life you want, to… Read more about Live Your Best Life: Josephine Brooks

The problem with following the rules

The problem with following the rules I’ve been thinking about the beliefs we have that hold us back and how the fear of failing stops us from trying. We confine and constrain and curb ourselves with all these lines in the sand that we draw. These beliefs, thought patterns and fears are informed by our culture, upbringing,… Read more about The problem with following the rules

Kindness and care starts with you

Kindness and care starts with you We’re all familiar with the idea of being kind and caring but how often do we apply it to ourselves? Because, it all starts with us, right? If I’m not nice to me, if I don’t respect and care for myself, it makes it pretty hard to be me.  Caring about other… Read more about Kindness and care starts with you

Live Your Best Life: Karen Arthur

Live Your Best Life: Karen Arthur I’m delighted to bring you the next in my Live Your Best Life interview series where we focus on what living the life you want, contributing to the world in a way that works for you and being the best version of yourself each day, really means for each of us. There’s… Read more about Live Your Best Life: Karen Arthur

The power of releasing your limiting beliefs

The power of releasing your limiting beliefs The thing with realisations, epiphanies and a-ha moments is that you never know when they’re going to strike. And the last place I expected to have one was on a treadmill. Particularly because the crux of my aha moment wasn’t really about being on a treadmill. Now, let’s make two things clear: 1. I am… Read more about The power of releasing your limiting beliefs