How to choose a career coach

You might be considering some coaching, perhaps to find a new job, to help you transition through a big change or maybe to help you build your confidence. If you have never had any coaching it can feel a little daunting, so I wanted to share with you my tips on how to choose a … Read more

Learning to slow down

benefits of slowing down charlotte ashley-roberts career coach

If you want something doing, ask a busy person. I am a busy person, but now in my forties, being busy is exhausting. I am not sure if it’s my age, the journey of healing previous traumas or the pandemic, or perhaps it’s a combination of all of them. Over the last two years, 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

What is inner strength?

I talk with my clients about inner strength. This phrase is used fairly widely within the coaching sector but it is open to interpretation. I thought I might explain what I mean when I talk about tapping into your inner strength.  What is inner strength? If I asked you what inner strength meant to you, … Read more