Posts tagged confidence
Do You Ever Feel Unappreciated? Here’s a Simple Solution...

What do you do when you feel unappreciated or taken for granted or ignored by your boss, your colleague, your child, your partner? It’s easy to say, don’t be attached, walk away, but what does this really mean, and how can we re-capture the love and respect that feels long gone?

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Comparison-itis: Do You Feel Less Than Adequate When You Look at Other People? (And What to Do About It)

“I feel like an imposter!” said my client, and that one phrase took us into a deep dive on comparison-itis, why we do it and what to do instead. (oh yes, we took a side-step with some puppy stories ;-)). Enjoy.

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100 Years of Suffrage and Why Do We Still Imprison Ourselves?

Marking 100 years of the first UK votes for women, this piece explores freedom, the kind of freedom most of my clients are looking for, freedom to do the things they want and feel the way they want to feel. What’s stopping them? And what could be stopping you?

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Money: Is it a Measure of Value, or Worth, or What? (the surprising truth)

At an event on ‘coaching skills for social impact’ I asked myself what meaning we were making out of money—good or bad—and whether that was holding us back from doing our best work in the world…

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Where Are You Comparing Yourself to Others? (How to eliminate that gut-wrenching 'comparisonitis')

Ah, it’s hurts when I see someone comparing themselves to others. And, often, it’s so insidious we don’t realise we’re doing it—those little subtleties of language and habit. There really is another way and here’s how to…

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Androids, Electric Sheep and Perpetual Motion: Life Lessons from Philip K Dick

This quote from Philip K Dick struck me as we prepared to see the movie Bladerunner… A quote about the nature of chaos and the human spirit of resilience and creativity that flows with it and makes something new from it.

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Confidence, Courage and Conviction: a Conversation on How to Be Brave in Any Situation

“I used to be super-reflective on all the reasons I couldn’t do something…” Sound familiar? Talking ourselves out of something? Listen in to hear a brilliant interview about confidence, courage and conviction…

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The Subtle, yet Important, Difference Between Inspiration and Motivation (The Key to an Inspired Life and a Stress-Free Day)

In conversation with a client who was feeling demotivated about her to-do list, we broke down the distinction between inspiration and motivation and how to keep ourselves in the flow.

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Focus On the Person, Not the Label

We don’t realise how much we put people in boxes—personality type, political affiliation, what business niche you’re in, or industry, or occupation… And what damage is this doing to our relationships? Read on to find out more…

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