The most important thing you need to plan

I let go of setting New Year’s resolutions many years ago because frankly I got tired of writing the same thing every year (lose weight) and never even achieving it. I might have thought that setting resolutions was enough in order to achieve them and it took me a while to figure out that it’s not enough….

 

So instead I do a review of the previous year and set intention…

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4 simple strategies to help you reach THAT resolution

Welcome to the 2nd week of January. How are your New Year’s Resolutions? Holding up strong, I hope.

I know many of my clients (and a lot of other people too!) add “loose weight” to their list of goals for the New Year, and some of them succeed. Have you ever wonder what the difference might be between those who do and those who fail?

It often comes down to the…

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Happy Festive Period

You may be just wrapping up your work year, before you head home to spend the next few days with your family and loved ones.
I truly hope and wish for you that the last few days of 2018 will be filled with love, joy and rest.
Btw – in case you missed it, today is officially the first day of Winter and the Winter solstice. It’s the perfect time to…

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‘Tis is the season to be eat, drink and be merry, and I love it!

I’m spending the holidays at home and can’t wait for the feast. Luckily for me vegetables have always been featured on my family’s menu, and often take centre stage. Is it the same in your family? Or maybe the vegetables get overlooked during the holidays as you prepare to overload on them in the New Year (resolutions, right?)    

Did you know that there…

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Eat the pie and keep your goals this holiday season

The holiday party season is upon us, which means abundance of meals, parties, and gatherings that are filled with delicious but generally unhealthy foods. Of course there is more to be enjoyed this season than these large meals, but the festivities most certainly can become centred around the dinner table.

 

Many of my clients and friends give up on their health goals during this time of year, planning on picking…

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What’s on your list?

I wonder if you are a fellow “Friends” fan? I must have watched all of the episodes multiple time and they still make me laugh.

 

Do you remember Ros’ laminated list of 5 celebrities who was allowed to sleep with?

 

Today I wanted to share my list, with a difference:) Because we’re not going to talk about sleeping with celebrities, but the experiences I want to have in my life:)

 

Let me introduce you to Annie

Annie* has worked with me in the 12 weeks 1:1 coaching programme. When we first talked she didn’t even really know what coaching was and how it could benefit her, but she wanted to grow as a person and was intrigued by the tools I told her about.

 

She worked as a senior leader in the Human Resources Department and wanted to step up into a more strategic role, but…

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How strong are you going to finish?

We’re half way through November (have you heard any Xmas songs on the radio, yet??) so let’s check in and see how you’re getting on with your quarter 4 goals? Are you on target? Are you still working towards meeting your targets?

 

Or maybe you’ve given up already because it was getting too hard? Maybe life got in the way? Maybe you’ve had too many ‘no’s’ on the way?

 

Let me…

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What do you want to do when you grow up?

“What do you want to do when you grow up?” my Dad used to ask me with an infuriating regularity. I hated that question because frankly I had no idea what the hell I wanted to do when I grow up. I was too busy being a teenager, having meltdowns and trying to get by at school.

 

The more he asked, the more annoyed I got, because I felt I…

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After 12 years I had enough

When I fell into a job in NHS, I thought I was sorted. I had a career for life, with a clear progression path and a pension plan.

After the honeymoon period I started to struggle. I knew I was good at my job and could deliver results, but I felt unsupported, unheard and isolated.

The pressure coming from different directions with conflicting demands became just too much and after twelve…

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