• Your Ideal Self and Life

    The first part of the self-concept is your “self-ideal.” Your self-ideal largely determines the direction in which you are going with your life. It guides the growth and evolution of your character and personality.

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  • Get out of your own way

    It is amazing how often we can get in our own way without even being aware that is what we are doing.

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  • Rebuilding Self-esteem

    When your self-esteem isn’t it tact, it has been diminished by constant reminders that you are worthless, useless and nobody wants you, you feel frightened and vulnerable. You are open to the challenges life brings but, as they breeze in, they knock you over and you feel incapable.

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  • Reducing overwhelm

    Have you ever looked at your ‘To Do’ list and thought that your head would explode? The list is so long it covers 2 sheets of paper and you are in a state where you are not functioning because your brain has decided that it can’t cope and is turning you into a gibbering wreck.

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  • Perception

    As far as I know there is no secret recipe for happiness or contentment.

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  • Forgiveness - releasing the past

    Forgiveness is such an important subject that I feel compelled to spend some time explaining its significance. When we hold something unforgiven inside, we are nurturing anger, hatred and resentment or maybe even guilt.

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  • Cause and effect

    How do you live your life? Do you live it at cause – or do you live it at effect? And what does that mean for you?

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  • We are conditioned both deliberately and accidentally throughout life

    As we go through life we learn a vast amount of things, and we start from the very moment we are born (some say before we are born, and they may well be right).

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  • Conquer the fear of failure

    Fear of failure is probably the single, greatest obstacle to success in our adult lives. We become totally preoccupied with seeking approval and not making a mistake.

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  • Friends and family who sap your positive energy

    The people with whom you have the most contact and who hang around you will have either a positive or negative effect on your levels of self-esteem and confidence.

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  • Impacting lives

    A year ago I verbalised that I intended to impact the lives of a million people and help them to become the authentic people that they are.

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  • What I have learned from business coaches

    Over the past past four years or so I have worked with several business coaches. Each one is extremely successful in their field and each one has taught me something. Interestingly, what I have learned from them is exactly the same.

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  • Getting rid of stuff can be good

    I was looking through my folder of coaching stuff that I have collected over the years. It was all contained in a folder that had 50 clear A4 sized pockets, and it was crammed with information.

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  • Why, what, how and what?

    Why would you want to work with me? I have over a decade of experience as a coach and mentor and have worked with an amazing array of people from all walks of life.

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  • Learning to slow down - Stop and smell the roses

    Sometimes we are so busy that we rush through our days and lives, and we fail to notice the simple beauty of living.

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  • Making time for YOU!

    My clients often tell me that one of the added benefits of coaching they hadn't considered before they started, is that their coaching session can often be the only time in a busy week that they feel able to step back and truly focus 100% on themselves. Hand on heart, how often could you say that you allow yourself to do that?

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  • Improve your body language, improve your self confidence!

    The way that you move your body, and how you walk has an enormous effect on the way that you feel and affects your confidence levels.

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  • Learn to say “NO” – listen to your innate wisdom

    How do you respond when someone makes a request you’d prefer not to accommodate? Do you find yourself saying yes, even though your authentic self want to say no?

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  • A different conversation

    I remember there were ‘models’ to learn, such as GROW – Goal, Reality, Options, Willingness. There were SMART goals – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound. There were hierarchies such as ‘Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs’. Techniques such as NLP – Neurolinguistic Programming.

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  • Coaching with the Three Principles

    Even though people have different goals, aspirations or areas in their lives which they want to change, you will create space for peace and clarity, while your understanding of life deepens.

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