I just want presence

  This quote popped up on my Facebook feed this morning, reminding us to focus on presence rather than presents: The only gifts that matter to others are the simple ones, the human ones, those of kindness, appreciation, friendship and LOVE. Let us remember they want our true presence more than presents. – Brendon Buchard. … Read more

How a random act of kindness can boost your career

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Have you ever benefited from someone being kind to you in your career? I have. From being given an opportunity when I had no experience to receiving a thank you card when someone has appreciated my support (even though they did all the hard work) I have been a recipient of kindness in the workplace … Read more

You will never regret being kind

I was brought up to believe that you should treat others as you wish to be treated yourself and whilst in my life this belief has been challenged, ultimately I stand by it. Since I became a parent I have found that being kind to others and demonstrating this to my children has become even … Read more

Go on, put your feet up and watch these

It’s the final Monday in November and I have to say I am not sure where the time has gone. I am rapidly approaching maternity leave and am feeling ready to do so, but first a dash up to York for a conference. So, bearing in mind that this month has whizzed by and December … Read more

Maternity coaching and mentoring

You may have noticed that I am interested in maternity coaching, one of the main reasons for this is that I have been fortunate enough to have benefited from some maternity coaching since returning to work and preparing to go off again. I have also supported people going through the process as both a coach … Read more