Is it time to take a closer look at our drinking habits? This week I read a news article entitled ‘Soaring alcohol misuse could overwhelm the service’, the warning comes from the Royal College of Psychiatrists & it references that lockdown has seen people drinking significantly more than normal. Alcohol is an interesting topic to me because my relationship with… Read More »Why mindful drinking is the opposite of boring
There’s been much talk in the media recently about how if people don’t go back to offices to work then towns & cities will become ghost towns. I find this talk hugely frustrating & short sighted & here’s why. Whilst I’m in no doubt that the pandemic has been truly awful for those people who have lost loved ones &… Read More »Will society ultimately benefit from the pandemic?
Boundaries are the rules by which you live your life and how you allow yourself to be treated by others. I am a big believer that people treat us the way that we allow them to, so if someone is treating me in a way that I’m not happy about, then it’s my job to do something about it. If… Read More »Do you need to set boundaries? Just ask your intuition
Do you prioritise self-care? What does self-care mean to you? For a lot of people self-care means long soaks in bubbly baths or a spa day. I’m all for both but my definition of self-care might be quite different to yours. When I was in the midst of my crazy corporate life I had massages & facials when time allowed… Read More »Why prioritising self-care is the opposite of selfish
I read an article recently that outlined that most people are only able to work in good health for 10 years after they turn 50. The article was about the need to raise the retirement age because people are living longer, but it was very clear that living longer doesn’t mean living in good health. I find that pretty alarming,… Read More »Why coaching is good for your health
You may have heard that Monday 20th Jan was ‘Blue Monday’, it is said to be the most depressing day of the year. A mix of the weather (in the northern hemisphere) debt levels, time since Christmas, the time when we will most likely fail in our new year’s resolutions, low motivational levels and the feeling of a need to… Read More »Surprisingly simple steps to become (even more) amazing!
As it’s still pretty early in the New Year, in fact the new decade, there is still quite a bit of talk about new year’s resolutions, changing our lives and essentially looking at what’s going on with us and how to make changes. If you’re happy with your life and don’t want to change anything then that is awesome. I… Read More »How to upgrade to the life you want
There is a lot written about listening to our intuition. I believe that is good advice (if your intuition serves you well) but what about that voice in your head that tells you what would make you feel better? Most people who have an awareness of the importance of mindset are often wise to the negative voice that can try… Read More »Can you tell when your brain is lying to you?
Have you noticed that some people seem to cruise through life with a smile on their face, while others have a permanent frown? I was thinking about this on a recent trip. I headed to Manchester for the Christmas party of an association that I’m a member of. A few days before I was due to go a train strike… Read More »Did you know that you can choose your attitude?
What do you think of when you see or hear the word ‘mindset’? A while ago I would have answered ‘positivity’ or ‘being mentally tough,’ I thought about mindset in relation to a particular event or challenge. I wanted to develop a positive mindset to improve my horse riding. I wanted to be more confident on competition days and about… Read More »Mindset; beware of the rabbit hole of negativity