Returning-to-Work Anxiety

Returning-to-Work Anxiety

It’s normal to feel anxious when returning to work. I received a call out of the blue late one Thursday evening, asking if I’d be interested in sharing my expert opinion on BBC Radio on the theme of returning to work. Whether you’ve been off work for...
To-Do List Magic

To-Do List Magic

How “Errand Paralysis” Affects us All It was early January: the season of goal-setting and getting stuff done. I was approached by a BBC producer and asked if I’d like to share my tips on how to overcome “errand paralysis” in response to...
New Year. New Perspective

New Year. New Perspective

Don't you just love Marie Kondo? I’m catching up with the Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo when I go to the gym (it helps me do longer sessions on the cross-trainer) and I'm loving the happy declutter-induced transformation. It's just as heart-warming as...
The Self-Promoter

The Self-Promoter

How to promote yourself better at work.   It’s a weird thing when a BBC Radio 5 Live producer contacts you saying we’d like your expert opinion as a Business Psychologist. On live radio. In two hours time. Part of me (my Inner Critic) screams...
Negative Thoughts

Negative Thoughts

As well as being a queen-gurner I’m pretty good at putting myself down (there I go again). Negative thinking is normal. But it doesn’t have to ruin your life.   Did you know that 4 out of 5 thoughts are negative? Let’s think about that for a...
Tackling the Imposter Syndrome

Tackling the Imposter Syndrome

The Fear of being Exposed is Crippling According to research 70% of us will feel like an “imposter” at some point in our career (and it’s not just specific to women). The classic signs include the following psychological elements. At some level you might… fear...