Do you have an old story that you are tired of telling? I did. I spent years believing that I didn’t really have choices; I had to do what other people expected; I wasn’t confident; I wasn’t clever; I wasn’t popular; I couldn’t maintain a healthy weight; no-one loved me; I didn’t have enough money to do what I wanted…. Telling this story became so routine that I stopped noticing it was a story. I believed it was fact and that it was just how it was; it was me; and would always be so. What I didn’t know was […] Read more
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 really filled me with happiness. 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
It’s a strange but true fact that if you put one crab in a bucket it can claw its way up the side and escape. However, if you have a number of crabs in the bucket they will work together to stop any crabs escaping by pulling them back down.
It became clear, even after the introductory session, that Mandy is some sort of wizard in helping you draw out the key issues. She does it in such a way that you don’t even realise she (and you) are doing it.