When I started my own coaching journey I was asked what was on my bucket list and I was almost surprised to realise that I actually didn’t have a clue about what I really wanted to do. I was quite good at saying what I thought I should say, but my excellent coach saw straight through that and challenged me to say what I really wanted. The truth was I didn’t know. I had spent my life putting other people first and doing what needed to be done. Because of my issues with my own body image and self-confidence I […] Read more
There are so many articles and posts around about mindfulness and how it can help you that it can almost feel overwhelming. Our inner critics can get really busy telling us how rubbish we are for not doing enough mindfulness but it can feel impossible to fit it into an already busy day. We then feel bad about ourselves for not being mindful enough!! Does this feel familiar??
A quote I love from Arthur Ashe is: Start from where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. If you are not familiar with Arthur Ashe he was an inspirational black tennis player who broke through may barriers to win 3 Grand Slam titles including Wimbledon. Tragically he contracted the HIV virus during a heart bypass operation and he then became a prominent AIDS campaigner creating a foundation which continued his work after his untimely death at the age of 49. The reason I love this quote is that it reminds me that wherever we have been […] Read more