It’s ok to say no

I love to say yes – I love to have options. Often, I have 5 potential things to do on a Saturday night, and I choose one (well, sometimes manage to combine 3!). I love this, love live music and seeing friends. But should I say no more. Should I embrace the quiet time of … Continued

6 Human Needs – Why you are the way you are

By Denise Taylor Why you are the way you are Human Needs, an understanding of these are as important as our values. Many years ago, I went to Unleash the Power Within, with Anthony Robbins and later did Mastery University. He writes powerful personal development books and there are some good articles on his company website. … Continued

Time to say no

Time to put yourself first. Sometimes we find our diary full, and not always in a good way. People have encouraged us to take on a commitment and we said yes. It could be that we have little choice, it is a work commitment. In the work place when we are encouraged to take on … Continued

Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome. Do you sometimes think you are a fraud? That you don’t deserve your success. Someday, and probably soon, you are going to get found out?   With imposter syndrome you attribute your success to luck and put your success down to – nothing special, any one could do it. Imposter syndrome can also … Continued

The mini bucket list

I want you to create a mini bucket list. You know about bucket lists …. people write the things they want to do before they die. These are often to go on long and expensive trips, and fantastic challenges. They must do a sky dive etc. Introducing the Mini Bucket List But in life, it’s … Continued

Let us work smarter

Let’s work smarter We work a lot less hours than we think. If you work full time, you may think you work an 8 hour day, maybe longer. But do you? Really? I read a fascinating article – We are terrible at planning our time. Here is how to fix it. This explains that if … Continued

First week back at work, make it a good one

For many people this will be the first day back at work after a 2 week Christmas break, and you may find it hard to be motivated. Let’s think of ways to get you through the day, and you can do this on the days to come Set some objectives What do you need to … Continued

Deep Breathing to cope with stress

I’m leaving for the airport in less than an hour. Already I am starting to tense. I travel a lot, but always find the travel stressful, especially the time from getting ready to leave to relaxing in an airport lounge. I have to find ways to calm down and I like to practice my breathing … Continued