We are raised to fully understand what we are doing before we do it. We know that when we pick up a jigsaw puzzle, we can tell what the finished product will be by looking at the picture on the box. We know how many pieces it will have, and we know how difficult it … Continue reading The Blank Puzzle
How often do you hear yourself say “I can’t do this” or “I should do that” every day? Whose voice is that? Who gets to decide what you can do or what you should do? It’s so easy for us to find ourselves trapped in prisons of our own making – we buy into the … Continue reading Breaking The Rules (That You’ve Made For Yourself!)
What if what thought you wanted was not actually what you needed? I thought I wanted six new coaching clients to start with me at once. I thought I wanted all my coaching clients to start at the same time, from now on. I thought I wanted more structure, more framing, in order to give … Continue reading What If What You Want Is Not What You Need?
We can have this image in our heads – a clear plan for how things should be. But that doesn’t mean they will work out that way. It doesn’t matter how much effort you put into it. It doesn’t matter how good it should be. It doesn’t matter how good it looks. None of this … Continue reading Accepting Defeat (In Order To Win)
Not in the theoretical sense of accepting that I've done "enough". Or the literal sense of not using the word "busy" when people ask how I am. I am truly letting go of being busy in a practical sense - I am making a conscious decision to do less. To be less productive. To be … Continue reading Letting Go of Being Busy
You don't need to be busy. You don't need to be stressed. Or anxious. You don't need to prove yourself. Or justify your existence. You don't need validation. Or affirmation. It's ok to just be. You can be happy. You can be calm. You can be joyful. It's ok to just be. You can play. … Continue reading It’s Ok To Just Be
Grief is like a flu you just can’t get over. Like an itch you can’t scratch. You forget it’s there. Just for a moment. And then it hits you. Like a wave. Or a brick wall. You have moments where you feel completely fine. Better than fine. Great, even. And then you wonder why you’re … Continue reading Getting Over Grief