Like many of us around the world I watched Oprah’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, nodding my head and agreeing with the sentiments of an end to inequality, an end to putting up with sexual harassment, an end to being seen as second class to men. At the same time I had just heard […]
I have a confession to make. Over the Christmas break instead of being in the studio painting, I binge watched all of the Harry Potter movies including Fantastic Beasts and where to find them. OK I feel better now I have got that off my chest. From the first time I picked up a friends […]
My clients achieve great outcomes, but I don’t believe in setting goals – so as a Creative Life Coach what is my secret?
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 the ‘best Christmas ever’ by […]
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 why he was feeling so […]
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 time – I’m just the […]
“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 to eat, so dinner’s rushed […]
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 meditating
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 before someone sees me and […]
I knew there could be much more to me and my life, but I was so scared of what other people would think “Would people still like me? What if I lost all of my friends? Will they laugh at me? I don’t deserve to have a wonderful life”.