Asking for help, Choices, Decisions, Making a decision, Motivation, Unhelpful Feelings, Unhelpful Thoughts

When your ‘get up and go’ gets up and goes! Top 3 tips for motivation.

Ever felt like your can't be bothered? Last Monday I felt like my get up and go had got up and done a runner! We've all been there, right? Whatever it is your trying to motivate yourself to do, no matter how big or small the task sometimes its hard to self motivate. Even with… Continue reading When your ‘get up and go’ gets up and goes! Top 3 tips for motivation.

Asking for help, Coaching, Expectations vs Reality, It's ok to not be ok, Life challenges, Unhelpful Feelings, Unhelpful Thoughts

Freedom from Unhelpful Expectations: ‘You SHOULD be happy because you …..’

..... <fill in the blank> I'm genuinely fascinated by how people think and in particular I always want to know more about 'what prevents someone from talking or getting help when they don't feel ok?'. (This feels like that start of a Carrie Bradshaw article!). On World Mental Health Day I posted this lovely little… Continue reading Freedom from Unhelpful Expectations: ‘You SHOULD be happy because you …..’

Asking for help, Change, Choices, Decisions, Life challenges, Making a decision

Do you ever feel like you’ve got no choice or that things are out of your control?- Read this…..

I used the word 'choice' so many times in each of my sessions that I wish I was on some kind of usage commission! A lot of modern day unhelpful feelings manifest from a sense that we have no choice, we feel trapped, out of control, helpless... which leads to anxiety, sadness, fear etc. One… Continue reading Do you ever feel like you’ve got no choice or that things are out of your control?- Read this…..

Anxiety, Asking for help, Change, Coaching, Confidence, Empowering, Fear of failing, Making a decision

Give Your Confidence A Massive Boost! 10 Top Tips

Embrace Self-doubt – a strange one to start hey? Self-doubt can be a really helpful early warning sign if handled correct and swiftly. Something doesn’t feel right? Firstly look for fact based evidence to substantiate this one way or the other and then do 1 of two things: If you can substantiate it take action… Continue reading Give Your Confidence A Massive Boost! 10 Top Tips

Asking for help, Bored Kids, Coaching, Confidence, Empowering, Getting out of your comfort zone, Life challenges, Parenting

Your kid won’t die of boredom- in fact the opposite is true…’The Gift Of Boredom!’

I read a fascinating article once about how this generation are in danger of loosing (or have already lost!) the art of patience. More and more things are available 'on demand'. Everything is moving towards faster, quicker, now now now! The scientist in me thinks, well this is just evolution and its great that we… Continue reading Your kid won’t die of boredom- in fact the opposite is true…’The Gift Of Boredom!’

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!

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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