A vision for your life

I’m happy that I’ve got the reality of my vision for my life. I’m more focused on having a balanced life, but not just between work and my personal life. I want to give back to the community too. Work-Life Balance Since my transition to living alone last year this has been an easy one … Continued

Negative Emotions

A few weeks ago I wrote a post listing positive emotions. For many reasons we can find ourselves limited to just a few. But our vocabulary could be much wider, and we can use a wide range to describe a state beyond happy, sad, angry etc. Here’s the link to the positive emotions and in … Continued

Yes … And …

I regularly attend comedy improv classes. It’s both challenging and fun. I love to learn new things, and this is taking me outside my comfort zone which is a journey I encourage everyone to take. We learn through games. One such is ‘Yes … And’ We divide into triads and two of us perform a … Continued

Take a Panoramic View

We spend a lot of time looking at screens, we look straight ahead, focused on the task. But we miss things. Go out into nature and we benefit from looking wider – we may miss things if we only look straight ahead. What can help is to develop greater peripheral vision – to see what … Continued

Being Authentic

I want to write from the heart. To be authentic. To write things that are meaningful to me. I want to write posts to make people think, to give people like you some inspiration. I don’t want to write with SEO in mind. I’ve been mainly writing things to help my Amazing People Career Consultancy … Continued

Why people have a second job

I was on Radio Hereford & Gloucester on Friday 26th July, talking with Elliott Webb.  You can listen to the recording via this link. Not the best of recordings, but you can hear what I say. Listen to Denise here Many people will do shifts in the pub or work in the beauty/fitness industry but … Continued

Career Coach Feedback

What clients say about Denise as their Career Coach I’m updating my website, found these quotes at the bottom of one of my pages. It’s always good to get positive feedback. I‘m sure people have made nice comments to you on things you have done, related to your work or ypou being a lovely person; … Continued

Positive Emotions

Do you sometimes find it hard to vocalize what emotion you are currently feeling? Some words we know and use a lot, such as happy, sad, frustrated, excited … but there are others. This list, which I will add to helps us to take a wider view of how we are feeling. What can be … Continued

Should your child go to University?

University was always the answer – 3 years at university, get on a graduate training scheme and be on your way to a good career, set up for life. But its not as easy – the recession, increase in student numbers, less certainty … so young people are now questioning if university at 18 is … Continued

Letting go …

Do we need all our possessions? When we travel – do we travel light? We spend a lifetime collecting possessions. Our homes are full of beautiful things. Our wardrobes bursting with clothes. Shelves full of things to read and listen to. Why? Do we think these validate who we are? Do we want to be … Continued