Being vs doing

One of my favourite parts of being a coach is supervision. Supervision is when we, as coaches, get to talk to another coach about something, or we get to practice a new technique or explore a topic. Last night I explored the topic of being vs doing.  Paying attention to signs It’s something that’s been … Read more

How to reduce your cognitive load

I downloaded the Calm app this week. In the past, I’ve used Headspace, which I love but one of the things about Calm that intrigued me was the little daily wisdom snippets. Today’s was on cognitive load.  I’d never really heard of cognitive load, although when Jay Shetty started talking about it I realised it’s … Read more

How to trust yourself

Always trust your inner voice

I read the message. My heart started pounding, I felt slightly sweaty, a knot was building in my stomach. Nauseous. I felt like a child again, caught doing something I shouldn’t be. Except I wasn’t (I never had, I was far too good). My crime? I had made a choice that someone else disapproved of.  … Read more

What is your inner critic saying to you?

I have an inner critic. We all do. My inner critic can be really harsh (and disapproving like the cat in the picture!!) and if I listen to her, can give me a really hard time and pile on the guilt. However, she is also really helpful for helping me see where there might be … Read more

When did you last ask for help?

I am rubbish at asking for help. You are more likely to find me stacking the dishwasher by crashing the cutlery or forcing the plates in or spending hours researching how to do a task than to ask for help.  I am also bad at receiving help! If offered help by my partner I am … Read more