Hope you've had a good January? Here's what I've been up to...
Do you know that feeling when an idea pops in your head, quite unexpectedly, but makes total sense to you about what to do next? The long winter break gave me much pause for thought about the way I work, and what came to mind with such clarity was this - I don't want to work on my own anymore, or rather, I want to create something with other people.
What was interesting is that it didn't come from a place of...
No, it's not too much to ask.
In fact, I want to ask you a question...What would success look like to you?
- Working fewer hours, with more time for a life outside of work?
- Having a healthier body, whether that means losing a few pounds or managing a health condition?
- Finally getting that business off the ground?
- Having a loving, gentle, and kind relationship with your partner?
- Being able to speak to a group of people without feeling scared?
- Something else perhaps?
...and what gets in the...
This week’s podcast episode is the last one of 2018, and so I decided to do something slightly different to wrap it up.
Last year, I led a workshop for Cambridge Business Women to help them get reflective about their year they’d just and enjoy being in a space of feeling creative and gently excited about the year ahead. I was delighted to hear that people found it really useful - so I thought it would be useful to share the workshop content with you too - call it...
Bad moods, thought storms, down in the dumps. They all point to the same thing - not feeling great.
When we're in this state of mind, have you noticed that EVERYTHING seems to look annoying/frustrating/generally rubbish?
At this point, I could say something along the lines of the fact that thoughts do change moment to moment, so if you don't like how you feel, it's OK because another one will be along in just a moment.
But what if it really seems like one bad mood thought is being...
Would you like to be much more consistent when it comes to creating content?
As a mindset coach to entrepreneurs and small business owners, the conversation I frequently hear is this:
"I know I should be writing blogs/recording videos/being more active on social media, but I just can't seem to get going with it. Help!"
The good news is, everyone has the ability to 'get going' with it, but when you're not there yet, it feels incredibly frustrating (and worrying), because if there's one thing...
Do you wake up in the morning feeling exhausted, even though you went to bed at a reasonable time? Then you find yourself mentally calculating how many hours you’ve had, telling yourself tonight will be an early night?
Waking up feeling tired before the day’s even started has to be one of the most frustrating things. The motivation isn’t there to get things done, the urge for sugar and carbs is high, and you feel like you’re in go-slow mode. No one sees the best of us...
Don't walk under ladders. Always maintain eye contact when you 'cheers' someone. See a magpie, salute it.
Wikipedia describes superstitious thinking as "any belief or practice that is considered irrational: for example, if it arises from ignorance, a misunderstanding of science or causality."
So what helps us to 'see through' superstitious thinking? The answer is - insights.
In the coaching work that I do, I often ask people about insights; what insights have you had since...
Have you listened to The Happy Healthy Entrepreneur podcast?
It's all about supporting entrepreneurs, from all walks of life and at all stages in this business, who’ve had enough of the work all hours, keep striving for more – messages out there, and are really looking (searching even) for a fresh, new way of approaching their business, and life (we can’t separate the two), so they can get back to that feeling they had in mind, all along really, when they decided to venture...