Seasonal Change & Personal Growth

I love season change and I particularly love Autumn. To me, autumn signifies a time to get warm and cosy, and find some space to slow down after a busy summer. This allows us to re-charge batteries ready for the winter and the busy build up to the Christmas season. Of course we don’t get … Continue reading Seasonal Change & Personal Growth

Sometimes we need to ask twice …..

... and Christmas is one of those times. Listening with the intention of understanding, hearing and recognising the value of words shared by others, takes time and concentration. Recent coaching sessions have reminded me of this focus, and how important it is. Of course a coaching environment is designed to allow and encourage ‘listening with … Continue reading Sometimes we need to ask twice …..

A smile can make all the difference…..

New mums, tired mums and experienced mums all appreciate a smile of acknowledgement from other mums .... a nod of recognition that raising tiny humans is bonkers! But it's also well known that women can be competitive with each other. (I was too lazy to be competitive so the hockey team excitement passed me by … Continue reading A smile can make all the difference…..

Aren’t we all doing our best? I believe so …..

Our beliefs and what we tell ourselves can often be the difference between an experience being a good or a difficult one. Recently, "I'm doing my best" has become my new mantra and I need to remind myself of this at least once day. It has been a lifesaver belief since the little one arrived! … Continue reading Aren’t we all doing our best? I believe so …..

New year, same me …. only with less time!

It has been some time since I last sat down to write a blog post and share my general musings, enough time in fact to have a baby! The result of which has completely changed my understanding of time and how to actually get simple, everyday stuff done let alone get my brain working and … Continue reading New year, same me …. only with less time!

Tolerance & compassion – isn’t it this which makes us human?

Hmmm, I'm not usually one for talking politics in public but I suppose now is as good a time as any and my point isn't strictly one of politics, it is one of humanism, one speaking up for tolerance and compassion. This is a big week for Britain with the EU referendum on the agenda … Continue reading Tolerance & compassion – isn’t it this which makes us human?