709, 2017

Are you too hard on yourself?

Negativity and self-doubt sap our esteem and confidence. Ever heard the terminology “Don’t beat yourself up”, well it’s true. I can sometimes be hard on myself, especially when I have made a silly error when […]

2807, 2017

Structure vs Spontaneity

I am fascinated with personality profiling and use this scientific based self-assessment tool with several of my coaching clients.  One of the four mental functions in personality profiling is “Judging” and “Perceiving”.  This function is […]

2402, 2017

Embracing Change – how it’s hard for some of us!

I am not a person that readily accepts change. I like it and know that change is definitely a good thing! It just takes me a little longer to adapt, sometimes years, sometimes decades! I […]

1601, 2017

New Year, New Beginnings!

As we rocket into January 2017, I do hope you had a relaxing and invigorating festive season! Did you reflect on the past year? Did you give yourself permission to have some quality “me” time? […]

2511, 2016

2016 Annual Review

It is November and the festive season is fast approaching, and now is a perfect opportunity to refocus, relax and recharge.  For me, I reflect on the inside – it’s an introvert thing! I find that if I […]

1609, 2016

My 3-week Journey – Part 2

You may recall my blog from February this year that described a personal journey that I embarked on, to manage my family connections and misunderstood emotions. As an only child, I have a great deal of […]

208, 2016

I took the Instagram plunge!

A few months ago, I wrote about how I launched my new website and started posting articles on LinkedIn – AND how I overcame my FEAR of writing on such a public forum.

Now, I took […]

507, 2016

Are you feeling stuck?

It is currently raining as I write this blog and I can hear the soft patter of drops on the roof, it is chilly and grey outside. Days like this are wonderful for reflecting, and […]

3105, 2016

Conventional Thinking Never Changed Anything

I sat listening to Maxine Mckew say these very words at the recent Career Development Associate of Australia (CDAA) National Conference, just last week.  Maxine, a journalist, TV presenter, politician, lecturer and now author gave […]

2204, 2016

When Bad Things Happen

“From bad things, good things happen” – this quote was emailed to my mother in the Chinese and English language, from a Cathay Pacific airline hostess. Why? Because my mum was travelling to Glasgow, via […]