Lockdown has been a difficult time for many. I’ve spoken to a number of professional women recently who, more than ever, have been struggling to juggle full-time jobs and personal priorities - whether that’s home-schooling their kids, organising care for relatives at risk, being there for others. Lockdown burnout is now widespread They’ve felt under pressure to be 100% available for their work and step up in...

In a recent article about how to create your new ‘normal’, I discussed the importance of getting clear about what you want rather than what you DON’T want. Once we have clarity about what we want, the next job is to get past our gremlins. Those voices in our head that trip us up and block our path to success and fulfilment. Sometimes, we don’t even...

As lockdown starts to ease, there’s lots of debate in the media about what the new ‘normal’ will look like. And, you may also have been reflecting on how you want your life to be going forward from here. I thought I’d share some thoughts with you to help you think about this in the video below: One of the gifts for many of us in...

You’ve very probably heard about The Imposter Syndrome. It’s that thing where others recognise your capabilities and acknowledge you for your talents and success. However, in your heart of hearts, you know that you’ve fooled them. You haven’t really earned your success. You don’t know what you’re doing. You’re where you are through luck. And, any moment now, you’re going to be exposed as a fraud. Then,...

Over the last two weeks, I’ve shared four key steps you need to take in order to be one of the 8% who succeeds in achieving their goals. We’ve explored how important it is to: 1.   Get clear on what it is that you really really want 2.   Connect with all the reasons why you want what you want 3.   Imagine what your goal will look like so that it feels...

In a recent blog, I started to explore why only 8% of us manage to achieve our New Year resolutions and what you can do to increase your chances of success with your goals - whatever time of year you begin. I explained that it starts with getting clear about: • What do you really, really want? • Why do you want what you want? Clarity around these two questions provides...

As the days start to lengthen and signs of spring begin to appear, I’ve been reflecting on New Year resolutions. Why is it that only 8%* of us manage to achieve them? What can you do to increase your chances of success and make the most of your year? Maybe, in the lull between Christmas and New Year, you took a few moments to think about...

I had my first al fresco breakfast of the year this morning. One of my absolute favourite things to do during my morning dog walk. I sat on the grass and leant against a gate with the sun on my face and the Cotswold hills spread out before me. With a cheeky sausage roll and iced coffee bought from the village shop and Huntley, my...