And other excuses you tell yourself when the real reason isRead More
And what happens when you can't use your tested and proven methods?Read More
You know when you fantasize about a dream job?
I did some dreaming.
Heard there’s a possibility you may be stressed…
Well I’m a positive psychology life coach and I’m here to help...
Chances are when I say coaching, you’ll associate it with goal-setting. Coaches LOVE goals.
This isn’t about goalsRead More
Well, for starters, it’s one hour dedicated to you. Solely to you.
When was the last time you had that?
Your GP gives you 7 minutes of their time dedicated to you, but with the mutual understanding that the chat will be about health or lack of.
Do you put off things to the last second? Do you think of that as a bad trait?
Well if you label it as procrastination, then you most probably do, however...
The last blog post was about the placebo effect, which is essentially, a strong belief in a positive outcome.
Have you heard of its opposite? The Nocebo Effect? I know, it even sounds negative
How is January’s gym attack going?
If you didn’t make one, this post is still for you, because I will show you how to turn everyday activities into calorie burning workouts through no extra movement, just by using your mind.
How many times have you heard people explain where they are now with the phrase “I just fell into it” or “a chance meeting with X led me to Y”? Traditional career approaches encourage you to plan logically. To narrow down your options by matching your skills and interest to a job. But that’s not how it works!Read More
...aka I got my make-up done by a professional
...for a wedding
Right, so where did your mind just go? What snap judgments did you make? Good thing, I clarified things in the second sentence, eh?Read More
1. New Year’s Eve celebrations: hot & cold
Edinburgh is super tough. It completely ignores the cold. Its NYE celebrations, named Hogmany, includes street parties in the day and 4.5 tonnes of fireworks set off over Edinburgh castle in the night.
Re-framing what you dread as gains for the future you.Read More
This will firstly resonate with those that have tried to lose weight but is actually applicable to anyone with an inner critic…..which is most of humankind…kind being supremely ironic here as we are the least kind to ourselves.Read More
Learning is an addiction to me. I find out something new, it infuses me with inspiration and sparks a new idea, so I go from student to creator in seconds. And then I’m filled with excitement about the infinite possibilities of action I could take and filled with optimism about the future. That is essentially what a good coaching session does.Read More
There is such a thing as too much coffee. But you can push through that.Read More
So many times we think that by going somewhere else (e.g. travelling), by doing something else (e.g. new company/ job), or by being someone else (e.g. the future thinner me with hair dyed a shade of completely different), that we’ll be happier.Read More