8 Things I Do When I Am Having A Bad Day

8 Things I Do When I Am Having A Bad Day

Every now and then, and sometimes more often than not, we all have a bad day. What do you do when you are having a bad day to help you through it? Here are 8 things I do to either pick myself up and keep going, or turn the day around with a nice little mindset shift....
Mindset Fundamentals

Mindset Fundamentals

One of the main reasons people come to this site is to find out more about mindset. Here are what I consider to be the mindset fundamentals: What is mindset? Your mindset is the set of beliefs you have about yourself, your abilities and your potential for happiness...
5 Tips to Beat Perfectionism

5 Tips to Beat Perfectionism

In my last post I discussed the myths surrounding perfectionism. To follow on from that I would like to discuss how you can start to shift your mindset and reduce your perfectionist tendancies. Here are my 5 tips to beat perfectionism: 1. What is driving the...
The Myths of Perfectionism

The Myths of Perfectionism

Are you a perfectionist? (If you’re not sure you can take this test to see.) Today’s post is to let you know that you don’t have to be a perfectionist. To give you permission to let go of that part of you. Maybe even to persuade you why I think it...
Breaking Habits: How I Stopped Smoking

Breaking Habits: How I Stopped Smoking

I promised in yesterday’s post about breaking free from bad habits that I would show how I stopped smoking. I wasn’t what could be considered as a heavy smoker, certainly not post children. I did the bulk of my smoking in the evening after they had gone to...
Breaking Free From Bad Habits

Breaking Free From Bad Habits

I have a couple of posts planned over the next few weeks about breaking free from habits and a lot of my work as a coach goes towards helping others change or adapt their habits to help them reach their goals. In upcoming posts I will tell you exactly how I became a...
Is Procrastination Always A Bad Thing?

Is Procrastination Always A Bad Thing?

I am a long way from being the only coach who talks about getting the better of procrastination and the advantages of just flipping doing whatever it is you are putting off. Beating procrastination is still, despite all my efforts, something I do occasionally find...
Surround Yourself With Awesome People

Surround Yourself With Awesome People

According to Jim Rohr “you are the average of the five people you spend most time with.” There is so much to be said for your mindset being influenced by the people around you. We can all agree that we are to some extent influenced by our peers. We talk...
A Book Review: The Introvert’s Way

A Book Review: The Introvert’s Way

This week I was told not to put a label on myself and refer to myself as in introvert as it would stop me from playing big. I do understand that giving yourself a label can be limiting. But what if a label can be helpful? What if, rather than being an excuse for not...
Advice for New Coaches

Advice for New Coaches

Before I give you my advice for new coaches, I am going to tell you a secret. I don’t really fit in with the coaching world of 2016. At least, not the part of it you come across most often. I don’t use much jargon, and I don’t often read self-help...