Did you know you can re-invent your past?

I bet you – and probably everybody else on the planet from age of roughly 7 onwards – have baggage. For many of us, including me, that includes separation or divorce. Some of us will have gone through hell and high water, and the pain, the bitterness and the Read more »

How changing my story changed my life

Here’s a question: What story are you telling yourself about yourself? We have stories we tell ourselves about anything and everything – ourselves, other people and life in general. A personal favourite of mine is the ‘helpless’ story. This one is – or could have been – mine: “After 37 […] Read more »

Questions I would have liked to have been asked

I’ve recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Woman’s Hour, The Daily Mail and The Telegraph. It is impossible, in the brief time, to cover more than the absolute minimum. But it left me wishing we’d had more time and print space to examine the things that, in my […] Read more »

What does it mean to trust?

I’ve come across some clients who comment that they don’t really trust their own judgement because they have made so many poor choices in the past. These comments got me thinking about what it really means to trust. My first reaction is that these clients have got one thing right, […] Read more »

What is self-confidence?

I’ve always been fascinated by people who are clearly self-confident.  How do you know when you meet a genuinely confident person?  What do you believe they’re like when no-one is looking?  I’ve come across a number of beliefs – or perhaps I should say ‘myths’ – that people hold about […] Read more »