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

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

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

Word for 2019 (and a look back at 2018)

Word for 2019 (and a look back at 2018) It’s that time of year when I share the guiding word I’ve chosen to steer me through the next 12 months. I’ve chosen a word for several years, they’ve included connect, balance, share, positive and grow. Each time the word has helped remind me of how… Read more about Word for 2019 (and a look back at 2018)

Overthinkers welcome here

Overthinkers welcome here Do you find yourself going over and over the same thoughts, getting stuck in a worry cycle that’s hard to shift out of? Do you think that if you just keep working away at a problem in your head a solution will eventually appear? Do you catch yourself replaying a conversation or… Read more about Overthinkers welcome here

A closer look at Be Here Now

A closer look at Be Here Now Be Here Now is my online course where you learn to live more mindfully. But what does that really mean and what does the course cover? Let’s take a closer look… What is mindfulness and why live mindfully? Mindfulness is paying attention to the here and now, not… Read more about A closer look at Be Here Now

#BreatheSeptember2018

#BreatheSeptember2018 Update: Since sharing the prompts all over social media and in my weekly email, I’ve discovered that prompts for days 3 and 5 are the same! My first reaction was to change it and delete the posts and apologise, but my second reaction was, oh, I made a mistake, I’m going to let it go… Read more about #BreatheSeptember2018

Hill View Farm Creativity Festival 2018

Hill View Farm Creativity Festival 2018 I spent last weekend on a farm in Buckinghamshire with a group of warm, friendly, inspiring women trying new crafts. It was the Hill View Farm Creativity Festival organised by Natasha Seidel at her home farm and supported by her lovely family and team. We camped in bell tents,… Read more about Hill View Farm Creativity Festival 2018