Your comfort zone is, well, comfy! That is why it is called the comfort zone. Growth does not happen in the comfort zone. It happens in the ‘stretch’ zone which, you and I both know is really the ‘discomfort’ zone. Thing is, if we called it that, none of us would want to knowingly step into that space… Continue reading The Discomfort of Growth
Last week I shared with you an invitation to have daily time apart from your phone for the sake of your health, relationships and many other things. I also promised that I would share with you how I stepped back from being negatively triggered by an email for the whole day. So, here goes. It… Continue reading Choose your thoughts = choose your day!
OMG! What is it about our phones that we seem physically attached to them, at all times! I often talk about boundaries with my clients and this boundary, this is a key one! Step away from the phone – as often as you can. If you want to spend quality time with your family, step away… Continue reading Step away from the phone!
This week, my daughter joined a cross country running club at her school. They are training for their first competition in three weeks’ time. She came home after the first session and excitedly told us that she had been allocated the role of ‘pace setter’. Her coach recognised her stamina and endurance and decided to use this… Continue reading Slow & Steady wins the race!
No, I don’t mean the actual ‘F-word’ (although it does make a cheeky appearance later on!). I mean FEAR. We all have it. In fact, we all have many variations of it linked to many things. The question is: do you let it control you? or do you control it? One of the things I have yet… Continue reading The F-Word!
I did something this week that I have been wanting to do for two years! I secured the services of a Professional De-clutterer and Organiser (organisedwell.co.uk). Yep, there is such a thing and, in my view, everyone needs one! The project for the session was my office. Now, I do love my office but the thing… Continue reading Clear out the CRAP!
I recently heard a fabulous talk by the National President of the Professional Speaking Association, Steve Bustin. It was all about the myths of being a professional speaker. Not only did it give me some great guidance on next steps for my speaking career, it also gave me a fab idea for this week’s blog –… Continue reading The Myths of Burnout