Be Yourself. Simple, But Not Easy!

You are constantly bombarded by messages showing you all kinds of ways that you can improve and grow and get yourself into shape and overhaul your personal and business life. Advertising, marketing and social media are seductive. Planting the idea that if only you...

Take Back Your Christmas

Christmas can be a particularly difficult time - emotionally and practically. It’s easy to put yourself under immense pressure to create the “perfect” Christmas for your family and visitors and forget about yourself and what you want. If you’re already working long...

Stop Playing The Blame Game

  We live in a 'blame culture' where we are encouraged to find someone to blame and ‘make them pay’. It feels normal to spend time working out who or what is to blame when we are unhappy or something we didn’t want to happen, happens. Blame is not the same as...

Why Do Strong People Get Depressed?

I love working with people who are depressed – I know it sounds weird, but it is true. It is because people who suffer from depression are smart, capable and caring people, who, once they know how, can switch those strengths and use them in more positive and useful...

6 Ways To Stop Feeling Guilty

What is Guilt? Guilt is a common emotion that we all experience. It is that horrible feeling that you get, because you have done something wrong, or think, that you might have done something wrong. Guilt can be healthy or unhealthy. When guilt is healthy it keeps you...

3 Ways To Deal with Difficult People

How to Deal With Difficult People If you find some people difficult to deal with it is likely because something they do, or don't do, triggers and emotional response in you. You feel scared, disrespected, ignored, annoyed, intimidated, angry or frustrated. As soon as...

Emotional Intelligence Matters In Business.

Work matters. Whether you are self employed, building a business, or working for a company or organisation, not only do you get rewarded financially, but you have a purpose and meaning to your days and feel a sense of achievement that builds your self confidence and...