Happiness at Work

Yesterday I presented a workshop on ‘Happiness & Joy @ Work’ and it was a real pleasure to research it and then deliver it to such an energetic group! One of the things I learned is that Happiness at work actually has it’s own word, unique to Scandinavian Countries. It’s called Arbeidsglaede. It’s common for…

I made the Top 100 Life Coach Blogs!

I’m delighted to say that I’ve somehow wrangled my way into the official (actually is anything official online?) Top 100 Life Coach Blogs of 2013, all be it at number 99, hey I made it didn’t I! There are some really great blogs there, so make sure you check it out at http://www.couponaudit.com/blog/top-100-life-coach-blogs-to-follow-in-2013-infographic/ and if you haven’t…

Blessed is this life

  Most mornings when Laura wakes up we go outside to say “Hello World.” It’s a nice little way to start the day and seems to get me out of my head and into the beautiful earth we live on. Now she’s two she’s starting to understand when I talk about being grateful for our…

Creating healthy habits

The new year is a time when we all begin to think about what we’d like to change and improve in our lives. It’s a great time to reflect on what has been and become hopeful about what can become, in our future. So much of our new year’s resolutions are taken up with creating…

Just three things to focus on!

Dylans crying seemed to peek a few weeks ago and it made things challenging for poor Laura when I need to look after him all the time. She ended up having a really rough week too, which added to my challenge. I try to make things simple, I decided that the three things I need to…

Life lessons from Surfing

Each time I go out for a surf I feel like the universe has a lesson for me. Today I thought I’d share them with you. So here are the top things I’ve noticed Surfing has to teach me. 1. Patience is indeed a virtue, learning to enjoy the wait is critical to a great…

Self esteem for Girls

Having high self esteem means that you feel good about yourself and like yourself just the way you are, regardless of the way you look, or talk or walk. Everyone needs positive self esteem, but for young girls it’s the foundation of their lives, and of their future families lives as well. Interestingly studies have…

Losing weight with your mind

If you’ve been struggling with your weight for some time, then this is the course for you. Statistics suggest that only around 2-4% of diets actually work. Staggering isn’t it! Yet people keep going back and trying new fads, shakes or gadgets to try loose weight. The diet industry is now worth around $100 billion!…

A respectable trade… or not!

I recently read a book titled ‘A respectable trade’ by Phillipa Gregory. When I picked it up I had no idea that the respectable ade they spoke of was the slave trade. The book was set around 1780 and is a story of an educated man trapped into slavery and his journey from Africa to England and…