Challenging with compassion

I bet you have received feedback or had your thinking challenged at some point in your life. How did it make you feel? I’ve felt shame, defensiveness and fear through to feeling safe, love, and empathy. Some feedback has motivated me to do better and some that’s left me feeling despondent. I know which I … Read more

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