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  • Songs to bring some inspiration into 2019

    #1 Songs to bring some inspiration into 2019 "Everybody’s been there, everybody’s been stared down / By the enemy / Fallen for the fear and done some disappearing / Bow down to the mighty / Don’t run, stop holding your tongue / Maybe there’s a way out of the cage where you live / Maybe one of the...

  • GUEST BLOG: So you want to be… #DramaFree by Caitlin Walker

    This morning I got frustrated with my 11 year old for writing his spellings down in illegible writing - lots of things led to me forgetting everything I know about learning, dyspraxia, ADD, my own child, how to have a happy morning, basic parenting skills - those things were: leaving things too late...

  • Three Words for 2019

    Most of us will begin 2019 with three words – Happy New Year! It’s a phrase that carries a happy and positive wish for ourselves and for our loved ones. Many of us might use a further three words – My resolution is… New Year’s Resolutions are really well-intentioned but actually 80% have fa...

  • Are you happy in your job?

    I wonder if you’re happy in the job that you do I was really surprised last week to read that when asked “are you happy in your job?” over half the people in the UK that responded said no and I found that really incredible. Sometimes we think that we’re not very happy but actually, there may b...

  • Two Day Emerging Woman Art & Coaching Course

    A few months ago, a very good friend of mine called me. She insisted that I just had to go on this amazing 2-day “Emerging Woman” art course by gifted artist, Lisa Lochhead. I did momentarily wonder if she had gone mad. “I can’t draw!” I exclaimed. After all, I had known that I was rubbish...

  • Fascinating Fulfilling Fun: Executive Coaching with Sidra Medicine

    This year, October was certainly the month of retreats. Two very different kinds of retreats in two very different countries but both with the same purpose. First up was two weeks life coaching in the Algarve sunshine with To The Sea hosts, Anna and Jodie, and our new vegan chef Laura. It provide...

  • Six Frogs on a Lily Pad

    For some people, Christmas is the most magical and fabulous time of year. For others, it is the opposite because Christmas forces them to deal with deeper issues that they’ve been avoiding for the rest of the year. Perhaps this is why so many people can relate to (and love) those Christmas films whe...

  • Returnship Coaching is Good News for Businesses

    After returning from maternity leave, many women face discrimination and find it difficult to juggle work with the responsibilities that being a new mum brings. Stress can lead to poor job performance, job absenteeism, strained relationships and burnout but multiple studies show that work-life ba...

  • These Are The Defining Behaviours of a Confident & Successful Woman

    They say "no" In our busy lives, there are many choices that we need to make but if we keep saying “yes” to everything that comes our way we are in danger of losing our work-life balance. For successful and confident women, burnout is not on the agenda. They make sure they don’t overcommit bec...

  • How To Charge For What You're Worth

    When I first started my own coaching business, I struggled with knowing how much to charge for my services. The most important thing for me was (and still is) helping my clients to fulfil their potential and live life to the full because my work is my passion. Coaching is who I am – not just what I...