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The pandemic set gender parity back 36 years

I’m in the middle of writing a brand-new workshop ‘Catalyst for Change: Fostering Allyship in Academia’ when I came across this statistic. The pandemic set gender parity back 36 years!...

Are you triggered?

Last week I wrote a piece around toxic gratitude. The principle of stating how we feel about something and then immediately negating those feelings. I often get replies to my...

Toxic Gratitude

I bought one of those sauces from the supermarket the other week. Made a stir fry with loads of lovely veggies and then poured the sauce on top of everything...

Do you ever wonder?

A burst of inspiration for your inbox this morning. “People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course...

Built on a house of cards

When something happens, why does it feel like I’m starting from scratch with my confidence? This was a question from one of my clients during a coaching session. It all...

Which will you choose?

I'm celebrating this week because two of my articles have been published 🥳🥳 Trying to be superwoman in Voices of Academia Overcoming presentation anxiety post lock-down in Thrive Global Which will you...

Who do you need to be in the room?

What would you say if I asked you this question. Who do you need to be in the room? I have my default setting, when I go into a room...

My Worst Nightmare

It was 5pm, three little heads bobbing up and down on the trampoline, I was dishing out tea. “Tea’s ready", I shouted out the back door. Oscar washed his hands...

The recognition that never came

It was the final farewell. I had put absolutely everything into that role. Laid myself out on the line. ❌ Deadlines causing me to stay up so late I went dizzy....