Comparisons – why do it?

So how are you doing?  Are you feeling excited about easing out of lockdown or are you a little worried?  My emotions are telling me that I’m probably in the latter category!!  Although I’m being sensible, I’m worried about a second spike in July and I’m finding myself riding that corona-coaster of emotions.  However, I’m using all my tools and skills to help me be resilient and focused on what I can do rather than worrying about what I can’t.

So a topic I’d like to talk about today is something I’ve noticed in myself during lockdown as well as observing it in some colleagues and clients.  It’s the subject of comparing ourselves to others.  I know it’s a natural thing to do, but Continue reading

B is for Beliefs

Have you ever had a thought or a dream of doing something differently and then dismissed it because you thought you were incapable of making it happen? We all allow our potential to be hampered by the limiting beliefs we hold about ourselves; negative things we’ve absorbed about ourselves over the years, such as emotions, experiences, habits etc from the people we thought.

In one of the programmes that I Continue reading

Do you talk to yourself in a negative or positive way?

Earlier this year I decided that I was going to start pushing myself out of my comfort zone a bit more often. There are two places that we don’t learn or grow, when we’re in our comfort zone or fire-fighting. That’s because in either place we don’t consciously think about how we can achieve the best result. So I knew that I was going to find some of my challenges stimulating but I hadn’t anticipated how much more aware I would become of my internal voice. Now for someone who is pretty extrovert and Continue reading