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Tag Archives: Work
Coming out of hiding
Are you in hiding? Is the real you hidden behind a cloak of shame? Are you keeping your true self under wraps out of fear or a sense of imposter syndrome? Many of the women who come to me for … Continue reading
Posted in Career change, Empowerment, Women, Work Tagged authenticity, careerchange, careers, Women, Work 3 Comments
‘Them’ and ‘Us’
We’d crouch wide-eyed on the sand, our hands cupped under our chins, and watch with wonder as the Land Rovers filed past, towing behind them shiny, white speed boats containing excited, blonde-haired children in colourful swimsuits. We’d watch as the … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Women, Work Tagged Barbara Stanny, Blogging, Money, Nicola Humber, Overcoming Underearning, Oxford University, Recovery, self-esteem, unboundvisibility, visibility, Women, Work Leave a comment
When I reread my last blog post – Rescue remedy – I’m struck by my energy. I can see myself striding along that muddy river bank, laughing out loud at the crazy antics of Rosie, the dog. I can feel … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Happiness, Trust, Women, Work Tagged challenge, Coaching, Coaching Development, Energy, Women, Work Leave a comment
Dreaming of greatness
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living” – Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013. Of all the inspiring Mandela quotes I’ve read since his … Continue reading
Posted in Addiction, Creativity, Faith, Happiness, Recovery, Women, Work Tagged Nelson Mandela, potential, Work 3 Comments
Can women have it all?
It seems the debate about whether women can have it all – the career and the family – just won’t go away, which isn’t a bad thing, because it’s a debate I find fascinating and that I very much want … Continue reading
Posted in Pregnancy, Relationships, Uncategorized, Women, Work Tagged Anne-Marie Slaughter, Childless, Marissa Mayer, Penelope Trunk, Relationships, Women, Work 4 Comments
It’s been over two weeks since I wrote on this blog, which is a sure sign that something is out of kilter. Having time to blog generally means my life is well balanced – that everything is in its rightful … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Faith, Happiness, Self-Acceptance, Trust, Uncategorized, Women, Work Tagged Courage, Trust, Women, Work, Writing 2 Comments
Love in the limelight
I’ve been away from this blog for two weeks. What have I been doing? So much has happened, mostly in my head, that I really don’t know where to start, or whether I actually should start. Maybe, for once, I … Continue reading
Posted in Love, Self-Acceptance, Uncategorized, Women, Work Tagged Perfectionism, Women, Work, Writing Leave a comment
Has anybody seen my balance?
Has anybody seen my balance? I definitely had it last week when I was in the Canary Islands – although I guess it’s a lot easier to be balanced when you’re holidaying in the sun. But since I got home, … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Leisure, Perfectionism, Women, Work Tagged balance, Leisure, Perfectionism, Women, Work, Writing Leave a comment
Happiness is …
… far too enormous a subject for me to broach in a single blog post but I read something the other day that struck a chord and I thought it was worth sharing here – particularly as my last blog … Continue reading
Posted in Self-Acceptance, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Women, Work Tagged Happiness, Spirituality, Women, Work Leave a comment
Have you ever achieved something and then, not long after, decided it wasn’t good enough, or it wasn’t quite right, or you should have done it differently? Welcome to my world. Despite the many messages of support and gratitude from … Continue reading
Posted in codependency, Eating disorders, Faith, Perfectionism, Positive thinking, Self-Acceptance, Women, Work Tagged Eating Disorders, Faith, Women, Work Leave a comment