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Anxiety, Change, Coaching, Confidence, Empowering, Fear of failing, Getting out of your comfort zone, Nervousness

Fear- a strange little gift to ourselves!

One of the biggest barriers a lot of my clients have is fear- fear comes in many forms but is essentially something we've created within ourselves. Ok, so there is genuine fear which is a human survival instinct but most of the day to day stuff is 'self made fear', a strange little gift to… Continue reading Fear- a strange little gift to ourselves!

Asking for help, Change, Coaching, Confidence, Empowering, Making a decision

The Perfect Life is as realistic as Unicorn Poop!

I love Simon Sinek!  I've been following him for years and his mantra about 'asking for more help is liberating'  really resonates at this time of year; people commonly put off making changes in their lives whilst they prioritise enjoying the festive season but when the new year comes we take on all sorts of… Continue reading The Perfect Life is as realistic as Unicorn Poop!

Change, Coaching, Confidence, Conflicting Advice, Decisions, Empowering, Gut Instinct, Making a decision, Parenting

“Ante-natal classes aren’t stigmatised, so why should parenting classes?”

Becoming a parent was (and still is) hands down, the hardest thing I've ever done. From the expectation to fall immediately in love with my first born to the endless streams of often conflicting advice, I found the whole experience overwhelming and terrifying. I went from being a confident business woman to a scarred, incompetant… Continue reading “Ante-natal classes aren’t stigmatised, so why should parenting classes?”

Coaching, Confidence, Presentation Skills, Story telling

We thought ‘She can’t be serious, she’s crazy!’ (Presentation Confidence)

I love this story and I remember it like it was yesterday. Lots of people struggle presenting or public speaking because of a fear of getting it wrong, forgetting what we want to say or looking like a fool. As human's we are natural story tellers and we do it all the time with confidence;… Continue reading We thought ‘She can’t be serious, she’s crazy!’ (Presentation Confidence)

Coaching, Confidence, Conflicting Advice, Decisions, Gut Instinct, Making a decision, Wrong Decision

‘Carry On!’ OR ‘Move On!’???

  The internet is full of quotes, motivational and thought provoking, but more recently I’ve started to notice a contradiction in their messages. This is one of my favourites. It’s hard to know sometimes when you should ‘carry on’ or ‘move on’. There's an element of fear in both these messages. If I give up, I'm… Continue reading ‘Carry On!’ OR ‘Move On!’???

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Feeling Overwhelmed Before An Interview

I came to Jill for support when going for promotion in the Public Service, I had a structured interview from a panel of three senior  staff.......I was completely overwhelmed by all the information and evidence I had gathered and surrounded by piles of paperwork that I would never remember. I had some telephone consultations with… Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed Before An Interview

Confidence, Depression, Life challenges, New Start, stress, Uncategorised

Getting My Confidence Back!

This is Sallie's story; if you can relate to her story and need some support, please get in touch. "I'd been working in a management role for 9 years and was confident, happy and very good at my job but after a company take over I was 'pushed' into a role I had never done before.… Continue reading Getting My Confidence Back!