Creating Confidence: Be the Expert

Confidence is something that many of us struggle with; it's something I have struggled with all my life. Today, I'd like to tell you one of the ways I help myself to be confident in a situation I'd normally suffer in. Recently, I've took up a role within my workplace as a Coach. As part …

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Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

Should we stop saying should? Last weeks post was about language and the effect it has on our perspective. You can read that post here if you wish: Changing Language, Changing Perspective. I'd like to take another step into it. Should, it seems, is not a useful word when it comes to perspective. There's no …

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Changing Language, Changing Perspective

The way we talk about something, be it a task ahead, a chore we have to do, or just anything or anyone in life we have to deal with, actually has an astounding effect on our perspective of the thing in question.   Let me tell you a story of how this blog post came …

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Cracks in the Porcelain

I think it's healthy to keep in mind that not everything is perfect and that everything has flaws. Last week I discussed that, in an ideal world, Social Media should be a place of acceptance and empathy; it honestly has that power, it's just more often than not it is abused. The thing is, whilst …

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Under Pressure

Pressure tends to be synonymous with negativity. When we're under pressure to produce something, we often feel stunted or limited. However, pressure in some forms can be a use for good. Anyone who knows me, or has read even just a couple of my posts, will know I procrastinate.... A lot.... I've recently learned that …

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Making Fear an Opportunity

Closing a door, opens a window. Being afraid, creates an opportunity. I've written before about the Laziness of Fear; in which, I discuss how sometimes when I'm being 'lazy', it's actually that I'm scared. Now, I'd like to address how fear presents an opportunity for us. A few weeks ago, I'd describe my working world …

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Reflecting and Changing

For the past few months I've felt like everything was on hold. For those of you not in the know, my work offered all it's employees a fantastic opportunity; voluntary redundancy with one years pay. You can read more about it in my post, , but, long story short, it was my dream opportunity, which …

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Why dreams are important (but not for the reasons you might think!)

We all have dreams, ambitions, and goals. We're told they're important, but what if the actual dream isn't as important as what it says about us? When we're younger we're instilled with a belief that we can be anything we want to, as long as we set our minds to it. We can be anything …

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The Laziness of Fear

Does fear contribute to your laziness? Is laziness just another excuse? If you've been following along this Month, I've been talking about how to reach our goals and dreams this year. I thought it was a fitting topic for January, when the year is new, fresh, exciting and when many of us are making resolutions …

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Top 5 Tips for Squeezing Extra Time Out of Your Day!

Do you have things you want to do, but don't have the time to do them? Maybe you have the time, but find you waste it sat watching TV? Last week I wrote about taking small steps, you can read that here: Small Steps into January. The jist is that if we want to reach …

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