A familiar story with a twist most people won't see coming: "When I became pregnant for the first time it wasn't a joyous occasion, it wasn't planned and there was no excitement on my part - just worry and nervousness. I didn't bloom during pregnancy, quite the opposite, I nearly had a full house of 'Pregnancy Symptoms Bingo'- I only needed… Continue reading I lied to everyone- I wish I hadn’t!
"Don't Tell Someone to Get Over It, Help Them Through It" A lovely little image and quote... I'd finish it off with the line 'and come out the other side a better person'. This is the mark of a good coach! Someone who is there for you when you need them but pops an… Continue reading Turn your challenges into opportunities!
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!
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!’???
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
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!