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Springtime through the senses

Springtime through the senses

As winter fades away and spring emerges with light, warmth and vibrancy, the new season brings with it fresh beginnings and opportunities to rejuvenate your mind, body, spirit, and heart.  Spring is a time of renewal and growth, and it's the perfect opportunity to...

What to do if you’re feeling stuck in life

What to do if you’re feeling stuck in life

Almost everyone at some point in their life can feel like they are stuck, wholeheartedly believing there is nothing they can do or feel they simply don’t know what to do next. Did you know that the phrase “I am stuck” has over 695,000,000 hits on google? A helpful...

Do I need a Coach or Therapist?

Do I need a Coach or Therapist?

When you are looking for support in your professional or home life, how do you know if a coach or a therapist would be more beneficial?  One of the first steps to establishing whether you would benefit from working with either a coach or a therapist is to understand...

Top 10 reasons to hire a life coach

Top 10 reasons to hire a life coach

The end of one year and the beginning of the next can be a period of profound reflection for many people. Winter is the season of quiet introspection and after the intense and busy period of the holiday season the new year offers a welcome opportunity to reset. With...

Winter through the senses and self-reflection for personal growth

Winter through the senses and self-reflection for personal growth

Winter, a significant time of year in many cultures, is marked by festivals and rituals. The Winter solstice also known as the hibernal solstice the point when Earth’s poles reach its maximum tilt away from the sun, resulting in the waning of daylight hours can for...

10 ways Leaders can communicate more effectively in 2023

10 ways Leaders can communicate more effectively in 2023

We may be living through the biggest cost of living crisis of our generation yet one of the ways organisations can continue to flourish is through strong leadership, keeping people connected through a clearly defined authentic and well communicated purpose that...

What is hypnotherapy and how does it work – Demystifying Hypnosis

What is hypnotherapy and how does it work – Demystifying Hypnosis

I absolutely love being a coach and whilst having much success in supporting clients make life affirming, positive and transformative change over a few years, on occasion I found that there would be a much deeper aspect blocking the client making further progress...

How to prevent burnout in the workplace

How to prevent burnout in the workplace

There is a considerable discussion around ‘quiet quitting’ in the media, and what business leaders need to look out for in their employees who are believed to have checked out, such as absenteeism, perceived tardiness, or inflexibility. But what if this sense of...

How to care less and set healthy boundaries

How to care less and set healthy boundaries

I’ve found in recent conversations with clients the notion of ‘I want to care less’ has arisen numerous times. This is mostly in relation to work – but not always. By ‘care less,’ individuals mean they want to be less heavily emotionally invested, less consumed by...

Autumn through the senses, inside and out

Autumn through the senses, inside and out

Autumn, the season when daylight shortens and the colours of the leaves alter in a spectacular fashion as they prepare to shed for winter. I wanted to share my favourite things to do in Autumn with you. What does Autumn mean to you? How do you typically feel? For me...