Don’t Eat Tommy Smartie

Don’t Eat Tommy Smartie

Don’t Eat Tommy Smartie! This month, May, has had me thinking about permission, and wonderful memories of playing this game came to mind. If you’ve not ever played Don’t Eat Tommy Smartie, here are the instructions: * Seat a group of children in a...
Stop Self-Sabotaging & Find Your Focus

Stop Self-Sabotaging & Find Your Focus

The question isn’t “Do you self-sabotage?” it’s “How do you self-sabotage?”   Self-sabotaging, huh? It’s frustrating, but it’s extremely common among high-achievers… and those who would like to be. Sabotage is quite a strong word; it means to...
International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

The 3 things you can influence for International Women’s Day  This year’s #IWD2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter. What does this phrase mean to you? What does it mean to your organisation? For me, it means equal opportunity for women to access the upper...
Declutter Your Headspace

Declutter Your Headspace

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...
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...