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You’re Nearly There Christmas Burnout

In a few days, we'll be tucking into our Christmas dinners surrounded by wrapping paper and snoozing in front of the TV. (Or is that wishful thinking with three excited...

Fed up politics

Whatever your political outlook, here in the UK we have woken to the news that Boris is still our PM. I’ve seen comments of anger, disappointment and disillusionment. Meanwhile, the...

Am I worthy enough?

Back to work It was 2015, I had just returned to work after my 2nd maternity leave and I’d taken on the grant writing of a massive EU consortium as...

Black Friday fighting over Nutella

I don’t know about you but I’m fed up with Black Friday, which now seems to last for a whole week. I even heard that Pink Friday is the latest...

The difference between a manager and a leader

“The difference between a manager and a leader is vision.” – Bonnie De Fatio This week I am celebrating completing the Inspired Women's Lead 6-month mentorship programme. My mentor inspired...

The Disempowering Triad: The Bitch, The Martyr and The Victim

“How come I end up as ‘The Bitch’ with my children and ‘The Martyr’ with my husband?” This is something that I see time and again with my clients.  Lets...

Shhhhush, I’m your Secret Santa!

I got an e-mail last week from Elfster informing me of my secret Santa partner. Elfster digitally picks names ‘out of the hat’ so we really don’t know who’s got...

Behind the Halloween Mask

“I could never have a 40th birthday party. I’m slightly different with all my groups of friends. I wouldn’t know how to be.” At first, I was a bit shocked...

Gracefull Receiving

Every Tuesday morning, without fail I meet my training partner for a swim followed by an hour of weights. We met randomly last year because we were in the pool...

Sometimes Freak Accidents Happen

The pigeon that fell down the chimney Sometimes freak accidents happen. On Monday I was typing up client notes when I heard something crashing down the chimney. (We have a...