Comparing Yourself To Others

Comparing Yourself To Others

Comparing yourself to others is one of the single most damaging ways you can strengthen your inner critic, especially if, like me, you don’t thrive on competition. When you unleash the green eyed monster and look enviously at other people’s belongings,...
Happy Half Year! A mid year review

Happy Half Year! A mid year review

It’s time for a mid-year review. So, how’s 2016 working out for you? I am not huge on long term resolutions – I prefer to take things step by step, and didn’t make 2016 resolutions at all – I prefer to have a kind of rolling set of...
What’s The Point In Mindset Work?

What’s The Point In Mindset Work?

During the last week in The Mindset Hub we talked about gratitude, and reminding ourselves to be thankful. We also discussed clearing work, which to those of you who don’t know, involves verbalising certain feelings we have about people and going through a kind...
If Someone Tells You…

If Someone Tells You…

How do you react if someone tells you you are brave, or strong? Over the last few weeks I have had cause to say something along the lines of “you’re so strong” or “you’re so brave” to quite a few women. Perk of the job is telling...
My Top 5 Productivity Tips

My Top 5 Productivity Tips

It’s Monday morning and you are sitting at your desk, but instead of being ready for action you start procrastinating. Stop! Here are my top 5 productivity tips to get you focussed and motivated any day of the week: 1. Three minutes or less Look at your to do...
The Importance Of Learning To Forgive Yourself

The Importance Of Learning To Forgive Yourself

Have you ever made a mistake and played it over and over in your mind? Does it still make you cringe even now? If not, how long was it before you stopped thinking it over? Last year I blogged about the art of apologising, and also of accepting apologies. Today I would...
What is the difference between mindfulness and mindset?

What is the difference between mindfulness and mindset?

I have come across a few examples recently of people confusing mindfulness and mindset. Both words are very “in” at the moment, both start with mind… but they are different concepts. Mindfulness and mindset are both really valuable concepts and...
When Mindset Isn’t Everything

When Mindset Isn’t Everything

As a mindset coach I obviously believe in the importance of mindset in everything we do. I believe it can be the difference between success and failure, is definitely the difference between self-confidence and self-loathing, and between “will not” and...
5 More Interesting and Inspiring TED Talks

5 More Interesting and Inspiring TED Talks

A few months ago I blogged about 5 interesting and inspiring TED talks. Later than expected here is the follow up post. I can’t tell you how much access to TED has enhanced my life in the last couple of years. How lucky are we to be able to sit down whenever we...
5 Tips On Networking For Introverts

5 Tips On Networking For Introverts

I have mentioned several times before that I am an introvert, and that I think that introvert characteristics need to be embraced rather than quashed. If you are an introvert (click here to read my piece on signs that you may be) then the very word...