10 Powerful Tips To Ace Your Job Interview

10 Powerful Tips To Ace Your Job Interview

In today's blog I give you the transcript from an interview I did with the City CV Queen herself, Victoria McLean: 10 Powerful Tips To Ace Your Job Interview So you've secured the interview, so far so good and then suddenly the panic sets in: THE...

10 Tips To Construct The Perfect CV

10 Tips To Construct The Perfect CV

In today's blog I give you the transcript from an interview I did with the City CV Queen herself, Victoria McLean: 10 Tips To Construct The Perfect CV. Applicant Tracking System anyone? Eh? What? Never heard of one? Well if you're submitting a CV it's crucial you know...

How To Quash Fear of Public Speaking Forever

How To Quash Fear of Public Speaking Forever

In this blog post: How To Quash Fear of Public Speaking Forever,  I bring you, Part 2 of a 2 Part Blog Post on overcoming your fear of public speaking and understanding why the fear of public speaking is so common. To do this, I give you the key extracts from a...

Why The Fear of Public Speaking Is So Common

Why The Fear of Public Speaking Is So Common

In this blog post: Why The Fear of Public Speaking Is So Common, I bring you, Part 1 of a 2 Parter Blog Post on overcoming your fear of public speaking. To do this, I give you the key extracts from a podcast interview I did with Radio 2 and Hay House Radio presenter,...

19 Tips To Find Your Dream Career

19 Tips To Find Your Dream Career

19 Tips to Help You Find Your Dream Career – it’s a corker of a blog and I’m going to provide you with 19 powerful tips to help you identify what your dream career could be. Identifying a dream career, is one of the biggest stumbling blocks I come across with clients,...

The Reality of a New Born Baby

The Reality of a New Born Baby

The reality of a new born baby can be harsh. I had Florence via c section on the 14th June 2018 at 14.41 and from the outset I need to be 100% clear, I’m totally and completely in-love. HOWEVER,  I wished I had had more warning about what to expect............ I wish...

6 Practical Ways To Attract More Money

6 Practical Ways To Attract More Money

In this blog post, I’m going to give you 6 practical ways  to attract more money. They say that “money can’t buy you happiness”, it can't,  I agree (this has been proven btw – you adjust to the money you have) BUT BUT BUT, it does buy you the freedom of choice to do...

10 Steps Guaranteed To Change Your Life

10 Steps Guaranteed To Change Your Life

Spring is coming, so I’ve outlined below 10 Steps Guaranteed To Change Your Life and launch you into Spring with a BANG! If you implement the 10 steps below, I can guarantee your life will change. That’s how powerful they are. My advice is to try and implement one...

Top 5 Signs You Need To Change Your Job Now!

Top 5 Signs You Need To Change Your Job Now!

When I say “Top” I mean, if you associate with one of the below, YES one, then you need to start looking for a new job PDQ. I’m not talking about the wishy washy signs such as: moaning about my job, hating my boss, Monday morning dread etc etc. Although real signs...

Top 10 Tips For Boosting Your Immune System

Top 10 Tips For Boosting Your Immune System

I’m going to give you the facts on how to boost your immune system. Correction how to MAINTAIN your immune system. Eh? Well did you know that contrary to popular belief you can’t “boost” your immune system? You can only maintain it…… And here are few other facts:...

6 Tips To Turn Your Life Around When Things Go Wrong

6 Tips To Turn Your Life Around When Things Go Wrong

I've got 6 Tips To Turn Your Life Around When Things Go Wrong and it's a corker! So, how do you cope when things go wrong? Everything that you do seems to go wrong and everyone seems against you. It could be an accumulation of things that leads you into a place where...

The Most Powerful Motivators I Know

The Most Powerful Motivators I Know

I’m going to provide you with the most powerful motivation exercises I know. If you’re motivated to achieve a goal,  then you can move mountains. If you’re not motivated, then zero will be achieved. As a Coach, my number one objective for you is to ensure that...

The Real Truth About Depression

The Real Truth About Depression

I'm going to give you the real truth about depression taking the key facts provided by Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Sarkhel in a podcast interview I did with him. To make this blog easier to read, I’m going to provide you with the questions you will no doubt have...

The Most Powerful Life Coaching Exercise You Can Do

The Most Powerful Life Coaching Exercise You Can Do

In this blog post, I’m going to give you the Most Powerful Life Coaching Exercise You Can Do. This is the stuff people pay me good money for, but I’m going to give it to you for FREE. No loop holes. No sales stuff.  No agenda. Why? Because I want to help YOU....

10 Best Ways To Learn To Love Yourself Post Festivities

10 Best Ways To Learn To Love Yourself Post Festivities

In this blog post: 10 Best Ways To Learn To Love Yourself Post Festivities, I'm going to provide you with super powerful tips to help you lighten your mood. Because, generally, the biggest obstacle in our way is us and the biggest critic is ourselves. We don’t realise...

30 Questions To Understand If You Like Yourself

30 Questions To Understand If You Like Yourself

If you can’t like who you are, then who else is going to? Harsh but true. Notice I’ve said, LIKE and not LOVE. Why? Because I’m of the opinion that many people don’t really like who they are. Forget loving themselves, they are so far away from that, that they need to...

15 of the Best Personal Development Questions

15 of the Best Personal Development Questions

Welcome to my blog post: 15 of the Best Personal Development Questions. I first consulted a Life Coach, I was asked to complete a questionnaire before our first session. I remember opening the questionnaire a few weeks before and glancing at the questions quickly. I...

3 Exercises AMAZING for Your Soul

3 Exercises AMAZING for Your Soul

The festive period can be draining so I have 3 exercises that are amazing for your soul. All you need is a pen, notepad and some quiet time and away you go! If you prefer to watch a video on this blog, click here for access:. Exercise 1 - Your Very Own Best Friend...

10 Tips for Coping with Christmas After a Break Up

10 Tips for Coping with Christmas After a Break Up

I've got my 10 Tips for Coping with Christmas After a Break Up because let's face it, for some of you, the thought of Christmas and New Year will fill you with dread because of a recent break up. As I covered in my previous post How to Avoid Spending Christmas with...

Top 5 Signs You’re On The WRONG Life Path!

Top 5 Signs You’re On The WRONG Life Path!

What are the top 5 signs you're on the wrong life path? Well, I couldn’t start this blog without first touching on signs that you are on the right life path. How do you know? Signs On Right Life Path Being on the right life path means you are doing what you are meant...

The Best 10 Self-Help Books of All Time

The Best 10 Self-Help Books of All Time

Welcome to my blog post: The Best 10 Self-Help Books of All Time. As a Life Coach it’s imperative I stay on top of what’s hot in the self-help book arena and as an avid reader, I thoroughly enjoy the process of reading (or listening) to everything/anything I can get...

How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself – PART 2

How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself – PART 2

Welcome to How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself - PART 2. This forms Part 2 of How to Become the Best Version of You. You can read Part 2 first, but it’s probably better to click back and read Part 1 by clicking here. So, we ended last week’s blog post with this...

How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself – PART 1

How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself – PART 1

We owe it to ourselves to be the best version of ourselves that we can be. Life can be tough BUT it's how you chose to respond to the sh*t that matters. As a Life Coach, my number one priority is to help my Client to be the best version of themselves that they can be....

5 Proven Ways To Help Alleviate Worry

5 Proven Ways To Help Alleviate Worry

Back in April I did a popular blog post outlining an exercise I use to help stop worry. This blog post forms an extension of the original blog and in this post I'm going to outline 5 ways to help you feel better when you just can't shake the worry away. So, you've...

The Top 5 Ways To Reinvent Yourself Now

The Top 5 Ways To Reinvent Yourself Now

Welcome to my blog post The Top 5 Ways To Reinvent Yourself Now. Recently I did talk for one of my corporate clients on how to be the best version of your business self that you can be and afterwards I was asked a question by a member of the audience and that was:...

How To Surrender To Life’s Own Path

How To Surrender To Life’s Own Path

Welcome to my blog post: How To Surrender To Life's Own Path. My self-development journey over the past 10 years has been phenomenal and I like to think I’m becoming a better version of me day by day. I’m striving to be a better person, and I’ve realised with age,...

7 Steps To Kicking Your Bad Habit

7 Steps To Kicking Your Bad Habit

Welcome to my blog post 7 Steps To Kicking Your Bad Habit. What’s the habit that is holding you back? What do you keep doing that you know is not good or productive? Over Eating? Procrastinating? Not getting out of bed? Moaning constantly? Always late? Flying off the...

Why Your Ideal Self is Ruining Your Life

Why Your Ideal Self is Ruining Your Life

Whilst interviewing a psychologist recently we touched on the topic of “ideal self”. I was interviewing her in relation to our inner critic and the fact that one of the key drivers to our inner critic is our perception of what our ideal self should be. Her view is...

Top 5 Happiness Tips from Positive Psychologists

Top 5 Happiness Tips from Positive Psychologists

In today's blog post: Top 5 Happiness Tips from Positive Psychologists, i'm bringing you top happiness tips from the experts! I've done a number of podcasts over the past year with Positive Psychologists and they have given me absolutely golden pieces of advice on how...

7 Steps To Build Ultimate Resilience

7 Steps To Build Ultimate Resilience

Welcome to my bog post 7 Steps To Build Ultimate Resilience. How do you cope when things go wrong? Plus, why is it that some people are better at bouncing back from setbacks than other people? The answer is all down to RESILIENCE….. It’s a buzz word in the...

Aggressive v Assertive. Which are you?

Aggressive v Assertive. Which are you?

Welcome to my blog post: Aggressive v Assertive. Which are you? Last summer I worked with a wonderful lady who had developed low self-esteem and low confidence since starting a new job in a senior management role. She is an extremely intelligent lady, well educated,...

A Powerful Exercise To Help Stop Worrying

A Powerful Exercise To Help Stop Worrying

Welcome to my blog post: A Powerful Exercise To Help Stop Worrying. Firstly, there is no magical quick fix to stop you worrying. I say there is no magical fix to make you feel better, not to make you feel worse. The reason I say this, is because many people think they...

25 Signs of a Subtly Controlled Relationship

25 Signs of a Subtly Controlled Relationship

Welcome to my blog post: 25 Signs of a Subtly Controlled Relationship. It can be hard to tell if a relationship is healthy, particularly if it's a subtly controlled one. It might only be small things here and there, but if you were to take a step back and look at the...

10 Quick Steps To Stop Procrastination Now!

10 Quick Steps To Stop Procrastination Now!

Welcome to my blog post 10 Quick Steps To Stop Procrastination Now! It’s a BIGGY topic and extremely popular in my life coaching practice: PROCRASTINATION…… Hands up if you’re procrastinating over something now? What do you keep putting off that you know needs to be...

How To Recover From An Affair

How To Recover From An Affair

You can’t believe it’s happening. The cold stark realisation that your partner is having an affair can punch you in the face as quick and as hard and as realistic as if Anthony Joshua was right in front of you. The shock, the panic, the disbelief and upset that this...

5 Reasons It’s OK Not To Be Happy

5 Reasons It’s OK Not To Be Happy

During a recent Coaching session with a Client (who is happy for me to write this btw) he said: “I feel I’m failing at life somehow because I’m not happy all the time.” Even before my conscious mind could possible compute what he had said to me, my unconscious burst...

The Top 3 Ways To Access Your Gut Instinct

The Top 3 Ways To Access Your Gut Instinct

Welcome to my blog post: The Top 3 Ways To Access Your Gut Instinct. I used to think I was psychic (I’m not) because I have a knack for predicting what’s going to happen or knowing instinctively if someone is untrustworthy. But it wasn’t until a few years ago that I...

The Life Changing Magic of a Routine

The Life Changing Magic of a Routine

Welcome to my blog post: The Life Changing Magic of a Routine. One of the secrets to my success is definitely my routine, I find when I don't stick to my routine things simply don't get done. I believe routine is the key to success for many people actually. I...

Two Steps To Transform Your Life

Two Steps To Transform Your Life

Welcome to my blog post: Two Steps To Transform Your Life. My sincere promise to you is that these two steps will change your life. They changed mine. My sincere promise to you is that these two steps will change your life. They changed mine. Now, stay with me for...

10 Ways to Keep Him on his Toes!

10 Ways to Keep Him on his Toes!

Welcome to my blog post: 10 Ways to Keep Him on his Toes! Because, let us be honest, after the initial honeymoon period, generally men can forget the importance of romance. So, how to do it? Here are my  10 Ways to Keep Him on his Toes! Be self-confident Identify what...

The Top 5 Ways To Start Your Day

The Top 5 Ways To Start Your Day

How you start your day can be the “make or break” of a day. Here are my 5 tips to ensure it’s a fabulous one: Get Up Earlier Set a goal to wake up one hour earlier. Starting with baby steps, wake up 10 minutes earlier for two weeks. Then 10 minutes earlier the next...

Why You Need A Vision Board

Why You Need A Vision Board

Unbeknown to me, I started my vision board process when I was really young. I think many girls did actually. I was about 6 or 7 and my vision board was actually a box. I can’t remember where my vision box came from, but it was beautiful to me. It was flowery with two...

Self-Care and the Wedding Cake Analogy

Self-Care and the Wedding Cake Analogy

Welcome to my blog post Self-Care and the Wedding Cake Analogy. I recently did a podcast (to be aired 2018) where I discussed self-care and during the podcast, the lady I was interviewing (Sophie Coulthard), gave me a wedding cake analogy to explain why self-care is...

When You Hate Your Job

When You Hate Your Job

If you absolutely HATE your job, you’re not alone. Many of my life coaching clients come to me for exactly this reason. It’s horrible. If you feel this way, then I’m here to tell you that this is not the way to live your life and you’re not trapped in this position....

Embarrassment Recovery Strategy

Embarrassment Recovery Strategy

Welcome to my blog post: Embarrassment Recovery Strategy. I've had my fair share on embarrassing moments. For example, during a recent meeting with a new client, I went to cross my leg and realised a pair of my knickers was hanging out of the bottom of my jean leg....

Your Personal Mission Statement

Your Personal Mission Statement

The end of the year is fast approaching and now is the perfect time to start strategising on your personal development. I’ve got the perfect thing that’s going to help you do this. In 2013, I decided to change my career path, which resulted in me taking a few years...

The Regrets Of The Dying

The Regrets Of The Dying

In 2009, a palliative nurse called Bronnie Ware wrote a blog post on the top 5 regrets of the dying that went viral. As a palliative nurse, Bronnie spent many hours talking to the dying and was privileged to be able to hear their last wishes and also their regrets....

How To Get Rid Of Those Lingering To Do Items.

How To Get Rid Of Those Lingering To Do Items.

I decided to write How To Get Rid Of Those Lingering To Do Items based on a few enquiries I've had following my Kick Ass At Work Series. You can use this genius (yet uber simple method) at work or at home to get rid of those annoying list items that never seem to get...

What Makes You Happy?

What Makes You Happy?

Have you ever sat down and given some thought as to when you last felt happy? What were you doing? For most people, when asked what makes them happy they don’t know. They’ve become so bogged down with “life”, they’ve lost track of the most important thing: Happiness....

13 Tips To Help HeartBreak

13 Tips To Help HeartBreak

Welcome to the blog post: 13 Tips To Help HeartBreak. If you’re going through heartbreak, I’ve got you covered. To put your mind at ease, I believe my heartbreak experiences have made me break-up savvy. I truly believe I’m an expert in this area. As with any...

How To Be Good At Confrontation

How To Be Good At Confrontation

I was recently asked by Marie Claire to give some tips on confrontation and the more I thought about it, the more I realised how unfortunately deciding whether to “confront an issue” is likely to be a choice we have to make most days. How exhausting. Be it a rude...

Pick Your Tribe – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 11

Pick Your Tribe – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 11

Welcome to Pick Your Tribe - Kick Ass at Work Lesson 11. Your Work Tribe are the people you chose to help you thrive and enjoy your work environment. We talk about “tribes” in our personal lives, but having a tribe at work is just as important. On average, we spend...

15 Powerful Weight Loss Tips

15 Powerful Weight Loss Tips

I’ve recently lost weight and I’m going to share with you my 15 Powerful Healthy Weight Loss Tips. I’m not a qualified nutritionist, Doctor or PT instructor, so I’ve written this blog post from a purely personal perspective. I hope it helps: Food is the Key  It’s TRUE...

How To Set Goals – A Powerful Coaching Exercise

How To Set Goals – A Powerful Coaching Exercise

Welcome to How To Set Goals - A Powerful Coaching Exercise. The key to setting realistic goals is to think bigger picture, yet be realistic at the same time. So, for example, if you want to own an organic baby food empire but you're: A single mother. Have three kids...

How To Stop Being Lonely

How To Stop Being Lonely

Welcome to my blog post How To Stop Being Lonely. I remember the time I first felt lonely. I had just moved to a foreign country on my own, started a new job and was going through a break up, literally all at once. I was on an emotional roller coaster, yet there was...

How To Control Your Temper

How To Control Your Temper

Welcome to my blog post How To Control Your Temper. You've lost your temper. May be you were right. May be you were wrong. But you've lost your temper and now you look silly. We've all been there, I know I have countless number of times in the past, but thankfully I...

10 Ways To Instantly Boost Your Health

10 Ways To Instantly Boost Your Health

Welcome to my blog: 10 Ways To Instantly Boost Your Health. Hosting a weekly podcast on happiness & health has given me the opportunity to interview a number of super cool qualified people in the health arena. As such, I’ve quickly established proven health...

One Guaranteed Method For Instant Happiness Now

One Guaranteed Method For Instant Happiness Now

Welcome to One Guaranteed Method For Instant Happiness Now. Instant Happiness Fix sounds too good to be true right? How can we summons Happiness on demand? Is there such thing as an Instant Happiness Fix? Yes, there is. If you listen to my podcast released yesterday,...

Free Meditation Retreats

Free Meditation Retreats

You heard it, free meditation retreats. I've been dealing with clients recently who want to explore meditation in more depth, but either can't or won't pay a fortune for a meditation retreat. So this got me researching retreats that are either free or good value for...

Vagina Steaming for Health

Vagina Steaming for Health

Welcome to my blog: Vagina Steaming for Health. Yes you read that correctly, VAGINA STEAMING. Probably not a post for the men. But please do share with the ladies in your life......... So, Vagina Steam. Never heard of it? Well neither had I until I met You Need A...

How To Fit More Hours Into Your Day

How To Fit More Hours Into Your Day

Welcome to my blog post: How To Fit More Hours Into Your Day. How to fit more hours into your day? Impossible, right? WRONG! I LOVE this question because I believe I’ve come up with 10 effective ways to help you get back time. As in realistic, practical REAL ways to...

What Makes You Happy?

What Makes You Happy?

Welcome to my blog post: What Makes You Happy? Have you ever sat down and given some thought as to when you last felt happy? What were you doing? For most people, when asked what makes them happy they don’t know. They’ve become so bogged down with “life”, they’ve lost...

How To Be & Stay Healthy Naturally

How To Be & Stay Healthy Naturally

Written by Mituri Pradip Sharma of Nim-Véda Australia Who wants to be stuck in bed when everyone else is out having the time of their life? No one! That’s who. Let’s face it - you’re busy, I’m busy, we’re all up to our eyeballs in busy. We’re all also guilty of...

It’s Never As Bad As You Think – I’ve Got Proof!

It’s Never As Bad As You Think – I’ve Got Proof!

Welcome to my blog post, It's Never As Bad As You Think - I've Got Proof! I’m talking about those events, normally job interviews or public speaking events, that when you think back, you want to change everything that you said or did. When you think back, you cringe...

What Do People Really Think of You?

What Do People Really Think of You?

Welcome to my blog post What Do People Really Think of You? Have you ever found out what people really think of you? It’s truly one of the most powerful and productive self-development exercises you will ever do. I use this exercise frequently with Client’s and it’s...

How To Make Extra Money Part 3

How To Make Extra Money Part 3

Welcome to my blog post How To Make Extra Money Part 3. This is part 3 of my 3-part series on how to make additional money. Remember, this is a mini blog series giving you REALISTIC tips on how to make extra money from home. Enjoy! Online Trading This isn’t as...

How Not To Make a Bad Day Worse!

How Not To Make a Bad Day Worse!

How many times have you had a bad day and felt embarrassed because you reacted poorly? I have many times. Bad days often can’t be avoided; but it’s important to be able to recognise the bad days when they arise and know how to conduct yourself. Not to make them worse...

How To Make Extra Money Part 2

How To Make Extra Money Part 2

Welcome to my blog post, How To Make Extra Money Part 2. This is Part 2 of my 3-part series on how to make additional money. This week we cover a more diverse range of money making ideas. Enjoy! Lionbridge A genuine “work from home” company. It has good reviews and...

How To Make Extra Money

How To Make Extra Money

Welcome to my blog post How To Make Extra Money. People come for Coaching because they want to change their lives. However, one of the biggest obstacles is always money. As a Coach, firstly I need to stress that if it’s only your finances holding you back, then this...

Limiting Beliefs – Coaching Exercise

Limiting Beliefs – Coaching Exercise

Welcome to Limiting Beliefs - Coaching Exercise. Limiting Beliefs are those that constrain the way we think or act. Limiting Beliefs are those beliefs that are so ingrained that they pass through our minds without us even noticing them. They can manifest from our...

The Wheel of Life – Coaching Exercise

The Wheel of Life – Coaching Exercise

I can guarantee if you go and see a Life Coach, one of the first exercises they will get you to do is fill out The Wheel of Life. It’s such a simple Life Coaching tool; yet extremely powerful and so simple to use. As you know, many Client’s come for Coaching because...

Don’t Work Long Hours – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 9

Don’t Work Long Hours – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 9

Welcome to Don't Work Long Hours - Kick Ass at Work Lesson 9. Finding yourself working at least 10 hours per day? Sometimes 12 hours and sometimes 14 to even 16 hours? On the contrary to thinking this shows commitment to your job and is a good thing: it's the exact...

Friends And Why They Are Needed For Survival

Friends And Why They Are Needed For Survival

Welcome to my blog post, Friends And Why They Are Needed For Survival. One of my closest friends said to me recently that I was her chosen family. It’s one of the biggest compliments I’ve ever been given. I’m lucky that I’m still actively friends with people from when...

Bad Boss Management – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 8

Bad Boss Management – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 8

Welcome to my blog post, Bad Boss Management - Kick Ass at Work Lesson 8. The difference between a good boss and a bad boss can be a life or death situation for your job. A good boss will motivate you, support you, encourage you and be proud of you. A bad boss will of...

Understanding Your Values To Change Your Life

Understanding Your Values To Change Your Life

Welcome to my blog post: Understanding Your Values To Change Your Life. For those of you who have had Life Coaching before, you will know what I mean by Values. For those of you who haven’t let me explain: They are: Your Life Principles Your judgement on what is...

20 Signs That You Need To Change Your Life

20 Signs That You Need To Change Your Life

Welcome to the blog post: 20 Signs That You Need To Change Your Life. I’ve identified 20 Signs that indicate you may need to change your life. Signs are listed in no particular order. You may associate with one or you may associate with them all. BUT the important...

How To Not Care What People Think Of You!

How To Not Care What People Think Of You!

Welcome to my blog post, How To Not Care What People Think Of You! How to not to care what other people think of you is a liberation. Honestly a liberation. It was a skill I learnt to master through Coaching and it’s helped me move forward in my life BIG time. Below...

7 Day Smoothie Challenge: Recipes Included

7 Day Smoothie Challenge: Recipes Included

These are my own smoothie recipes and they taste delicious! Simply replace one meal per day (recommend either breakfast or lunch) with one of the recipes below. Smoothies are a fantastic way to help you get vegetables and fruit into your diet every day. If you don't...

How well do you know your Partner?

How well do you know your Partner?

How well do you know your Partner? After a few years, it’s easy to forget why you got together in the first place! The thrill of joint bank accounts, mortgage payments and kid’s tantrums can take away the desire for passion. The want to be together. So, I’ve come up...

Sleep problems? Turbo Charged Remedies Part 2

Sleep problems? Turbo Charged Remedies Part 2

The last of my blog series on sleep problems. Having problems getting to sleep or staying asleep (or both) is an issue for soooooooo many people. Don’t be one of them. Read on for my final tips: Quality Sleep Don’t stress over the amount of sleep you have had. It’s...

Sleep Problems? Turbo Charged Remedies Part 1

Sleep Problems? Turbo Charged Remedies Part 1

My last post on this topic focused on the basics for helping you get to sleep. This post and my next post, delve into the less obvious sleep remedies based on my experience of poor sleep. Here we go in no particular order: Blue Light Blocking Glasses Mine are shown...

Sleep Problems? The Basic Remedies

Sleep Problems? The Basic Remedies

I believe sleep problems are close to epidemic levels. So many people I talk to have problems sleeping, which is worrying because sleep, I think, is probably THE most important thing for our health. The good news is, I’ve experimented with various sleep remedies (I...

Consideration – Life Principal Number 12

Consideration – Life Principal Number 12

Consideration is to act in a manner that is pleasant towards another human being. It’s to act so as to not inconvenience or harm another. It’s to think about others. Luckily I think most of people are considerate without needing to try. But faced with the Christmas...

Be Brave – Life Principal Number 11

Be Brave – Life Principal Number 11

To be brave is an act more associated with wrestling a lion, fighting off an attacker or charging into war. But I like to think of bravery in terms of stepping out of my comfort zone, pushing myself to do something that takes me a lot of courage to do. Scared because...

Compassion – Life Principal Number 10

Compassion – Life Principal Number 10

Compassion forms part of the Life Principal series because it’s so important. It's socially important. The dictionary definition of Compassion is: “Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others” I would also add “to have empathy” to make...

E-mail Management- Kick Ass at Work Lesson 7

E-mail Management- Kick Ass at Work Lesson 7

One of the biggest causes of work overload is e-mail management. Or rather e-mail mismanagement! For example, how many e-mails do you receive per day? It’s hard to put a number against how many e-mails you should reasonably receive per day, but as per a recent study...

Being Kind – Life Principal Number 9

Being Kind – Life Principal Number 9

It’s been scientifically proven that being kind can make you happier. But we don’t need science to confirm this. Think about a time when you last helped a stranger. How did it make you feel when you walked away? At the very least, I imagine useful, worthy. Probably...

Managing your Calendar – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 6

Managing your Calendar – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 6

Managing your Calendar is relevant for everyone, not just Senior Management. We saw in Effective To Do List - Kick Ass Lesson 4 https://prosperitykitchen.co.uk/lifecoaching/2016/10/21/2771/ how important using your Calendar is for organising your tasks and ensuring you...

How to Avoid Spending Christmas with the Family!

How to Avoid Spending Christmas with the Family!

How to avoid spending Christmas with the family is one of the trickiest topic ever. Christmas is meant to be a time for family, fun and reflection but it’s increasingly becoming a time of upset, stress and arguments. So, I’ve come up with some ideas that may help you....

Is Your Partner Cheating?

Is Your Partner Cheating?

It’s claimed that 60% of men and 45% of women will cheat at some point in their marriages. Reading this got me thinking about the subject of cheating and quite frankly how horrible it is to find out you’ve been cheated on. It’s happened to me a few times unfortunately...

Open Minded – Life Principal Number 8

Open Minded – Life Principal Number 8

Open Minded is the ability to embrace people, cultures and beliefs that are different to your own. It’s the ability to not immediately shut down when faced with a life situation which is completely different to your own. Ultimately it means not being judgemental and...

Quick Fixes to Find Love – Part 2

Quick Fixes to Find Love – Part 2

Following on from Part 1 (published on the 4th November) find more quick solutions to help improve your chances of finding love. Plan of attack Call up the girls and get them around for a strategy session. You lay on the food and the wine. They come up with strategies...

Quick Fixes to Find Love – Part 1

Quick Fixes to Find Love – Part 1

If you would like to find love and improve your chances, see my advice below. Warning; some of the advice maybe blunt………but it’s meant with love. Get a make over It’s dog eat dog out there so you need to stand out. How you look is vital, particularly for men, so if...

Take Frequent Breaks – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 5

Take Frequent Breaks – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 5

Not rocket science, but frequently ignored and totally underestimated. Taking frequent breaks during the work day will increase your productivity. Do you know when you need a break? Symptoms to alert you to take a break Your wired Your bored Starting to day dream...

Why You Shouldn’t Slag Off Your Partner

Why You Shouldn’t Slag Off Your Partner

It's easy to moan about your partner, but do you realise how damaging it can be if you constantly do it? Particularly to the wrong people? Why Warning. I'm going to be brutal. Plus, as a Life Coach, TRUST ME if your moaning, as in always moaning about your...

No Regret – Life Principal Number 7

No Regret – Life Principal Number 7

Why shouldn't you regret? Quite simply you have ZERO influence over the past, therefore it’s a waste of energy to wallow in regrets of “what ifs?” or “what have I done?” YOU CAN’T CHANGE IT. It’s happened. Some believe that the feeling of  regret is self-indulgent, is...

Effective To Do List  – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 4

Effective To Do List – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 4

The Effective To Do List has made my work life much more effective. But before I explain how it works, I need to comment that there has been significant debate as to whether To Do Lists work; Richard Branson is an advocate for example but Kevin Kruse the productivity...

A Toxic Friend. Do you have one?

A Toxic Friend. Do you have one?

Do you have a Toxic Friend? It’s probably never crossed your mind to analyse if you have a Toxic Friend because you wouldn’t be friends with them would you? Wrong. Its true friendships are organic and they ebb and flow BUT it’s also true that some friends can be toxic...

Act with Integrity – Life Principal Number 6

Act with Integrity – Life Principal Number 6

Act with Integrity is my number one Life Principal and my number one Value. To me it's the foundation of any person. Or should the foundation of any person. Without integrity you don't have much. FYI, the dictionary definition of integrity is: “The quality of being...

Saying No! Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 3

Saying No! Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 3

Saying no is difficult, particularly for women apparently. It's even harder in the work place. Could this be the reason why you are not excelling at work? Read on to understand why saying no is a good thing and how to do it. Benefits of saying no Saying no at work...

Patience – Life Principal Number 5

Patience – Life Principal Number 5

To understand the importance of patience, I think it’s best to look at impatience. What is impatience?  “The tendency to be impatient; irritability or restlessness.” Words associated with impatience: Restlessness, frustration, agitation, anger, nervousness, edginess,...

Remove Distractions – Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 2

Remove Distractions – Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 2

If you want to shine in the work place you MUST take control of the distractions to turbo charge your productivity and efficiency. How? Implement the suggestions below and your distraction level will drop to virtually zero: Don’t look at e-mails first thing. Do your...

Choose your Reactions- Life Principal Number 4

Choose your Reactions- Life Principal Number 4

Choose your reactions. Why is this so important? They dictate who you are perceived to be It's who you really are Can give your personal power away Oh and they could be making you fat. Read on. Perception Who you are perceived to be versus who you are actually are,...

Most Important Task – Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 1

Most Important Task – Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 1

Laser Focus and tackling the Most Important Task first. That's how most successful people get ahead. They have laser focus on the most important “project or task” that has to be done and don’t get distracted until that task is done. If there is one way to instantly...

What Does A Life Coach Do?

What Does A Life Coach Do?

A question I always get asked, normally accompanied with a look of distrust and cynicism. It’s a fair question I suppose, I didn't really appreciate what a Life Coach was until I started to look into improving my life a number of years ago. So what is a Life Coach? A...

Present Moment Living – Life Principle Number 2

Present Moment Living – Life Principle Number 2

This is a Principal I’ve only recently understood and now really appreciate the benefits of. In nut shell, you only have this Moment. Right now. This is not mumbo jumbo wooooooo woooooo crap before you switch off, it really does matter and can make a huge difference...

Daily Gratitude – Life Principal Number 1

Gratitude - “The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and return kindness” The “Attitude of Gratitude” theory has had a huge resurgence in the past 10 years. We’ve been encouraged to write Gratitude Lists, keep a Gratitude Diary, to feel...

People Pleasing and Saying No!

People Pleasing and Saying No!

How many times have you said yes when you really want to say no? People Pleasing is a massive (and delicate) topic and I will go into further detail in another blog post, but if you have a situation now,  whereby you are seeing people or doing something you don't...

Smoothie Doctor

Smoothie Doctor

Smoothies are a quick and economical way to give our bodies some well deserve TLC, particularly if catering for picky children. There is an ever increasing debate on smoothies v juices and both have their benefits. I tend to have a smoothie if I’m in a rush and need a...

Essential Life Principals

Essential Life Principals

I've been studying Personal Development for a long time now and through my own experiences and by studying literally hundreds of Self Development and Psychology books, I've compiled a list of what I believe are Essential Life Principles. They've helped me enormously...

The 10 Ultimate Life Rules To Live By

The 10 Ultimate Life Rules To Live By

Stick these to your fridge door so you see them every morning! Try and adopt these life rules and watch the magic unfold………… Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude Live in the Moment Don’t compare your insides to somebody’s outsides Choose your Reactions Be Patient Act with...

10 Ultimate Declutter Tips

10 Ultimate Declutter Tips

It’s been proven, outer calm and tranquillity promotes inner calm and tranquillity. Remember the last time you had a good clear out, how did it make you feel? I bet amazing. This is why keeping your home neat and tidy and free from clutter is so important. To help you...

The Confidence Game

The Confidence Game

Lack of confidence getting you down? Here a 6 Quick Hit Confidence Strategies that may help: See Confidence as Skill Set for You to Learn Flip your thinking and see confidence as something you learn and not something you have. Grab a piece of paper and draw 4 columns...

 

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