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  • My top 5 Tips for Surviving the Christmas Madness

    My top 5 Tips for Surviving the Christmas Madness

    It can’t have escaped your notice that the silly season is well and truly upon us. I swear that each year the run up to Christmas gets more and more frenetic. As women we seem to take on the challenge of ‘making Christmas special’ and trying to ensure it is …Read More »
  • I think I need a dog psychologist

    I think I need a dog psychologist

    I was up in the bedroom getting ready to go out when I heard a skittering noise on the wooden floor downstairs. My dog Liquorice was frantically trying to get from one room to another, and as we have wooden floors his feet sometimes slip and slide. Anyway, the reason …Read More »
  • Painting Your Dreams – Review

    Painting Your Dreams – Review

    I felt a sense of pride for feeling the fear and doing it anyway...and guess what I love my painting, not because it is a masterpiece to others but it is my masterpiece and it has meaning for me. Thank you, Angela, you are a special lady who has created …Read More »
  • Who is in control of your life?

    Who is in control of your life?

    “What do you mean I have to get rid of all of my personal possessions?” I remember spurting this out as I sat in a meeting room surrounded by my stunned colleagues. “Not every personal possession. You are allowed one photograph of your family.” Said our slightly nervous HR person …Read More »
  • Learning to say NO with love

    Learning to say NO with love

     Learning to say No is a life skill we can all benefit from. “Life is so hard, I’ve got no time for myself. All I do is run around after everyone else, and no one seems to give a sh*t about what I need. I feel invisible most of the …Read More »
  • I remember when I was a little girl I loved playing with crayons

    I remember when I was a little girl I loved playing with crayons

    "I remember when I was a little girl I loved to playing with crayons. I would draw on anything I could get my hands on. I’d scribble pictures of me, Mum and Dad and my little brother with our dog. I’d make pictures of my house, and castles and rainbows …Read More »
  • Me Time – All work and no play leads to overwhelm

    Me Time – All work and no play leads to overwhelm

    "I’m exhausted all of the time, and all I seem to do is live to work – I feel like a hamster in a wheel." "I leave home early to go to work and by the time I get home it’s late, I’m tired and just want to grab something …Read More »
  • Meditating with pencils can help you get a better sleep

    Meditating with pencils can help you get a better sleep

    One of the ways I get my clients to tune into their creative thinking, and tapping into their intuition is by the use of simple creative activities.  Repetitive doodling or colouring is a very quick way to begin meditatingRead More »
  • A simple way to prevent burnout in high stress roles

    A simple way to prevent burnout in high stress roles

    “I’ve lost my mojo for work and I’m falling behind in my projects. Even worse my boss is calling my ability into question yet I can’t get myself motivated”. This was the answer I received from one of my 1:1 coaching clients when I asked him “What is going on …Read More »
  • Who’s rules do you live by?

    Who’s rules do you live by?

      It was Monday morning and I was sitting outside a local café, enjoying the sunshine, the freshly made almond latte I’d ordered and savouring the sweet berry muffin I was treating myself to. When I suddenly got an overwhelming sense of  “I’d better get back home to my desk …Read More »