September 8, 2016

The power of positivity

  ‘The best coaches do not see themselves as talented or otherwise but approach life as a constant journey of learning. They are open to and indeed welcome feedback as a means to improve’ Matt Driver, Coaching Positively   I am fortunate in that, over recent years, I have encountered a number of people who, as truly authentic coaches have, in different ways, enabled me to experience and to harness: […]
February 16, 2017

What I learnt from my dogs!

    Nearly four years ago I became a dog owner. Or rather I became owned by a dog since I think he and his canine sister (who we got 10 months later) have me well and truly trained! But what I have learnt from the experience of ‘being owned’ has given me a greater insight into my Authentic self.   Love unconditionally   There is nothing more heartwarming than […]
February 16, 2017

I think, therefore I am; I visualise therefore I can

        New Year, January 2017 – the traditional time for us all to set out our Resolutions for the year, to itemise the things we will stop doing and to list those we want to do instead. I have never been one for New Year’s Resolutions myself – they always seemed a bit of a hostage to fortune; something too easily broken, forcing ‘shoulds’ and ‘should nots’ […]
May 8, 2017

Creative visioning and goal setting: Visualise your Future

Creative visioning and me This time next week I will be looking back on my first coaching workshop. Will you have been there to Visualise your Future?           Joining Coaching York this year inspired me to put my head above the parapet and volunteer to provide an event. As part of this year’s International Coaching Week, I will be sharing with others the power of creative visioning. […]