Blokes, booze, banter
I have sons.
I have brought them up to talk about emotions.
I have brought them up knowing it is OK to cry.
Or rarely do.
Social conditioning is so powerful, who was I to think I would change the face of masculinity and how much was I doomed to pit … Read more
Turn your face the sun and let the shadows fall behind you
Endorphins are the chemicals which our own body produce which make us feel good. They act like natural opiods in our own body to release stress and reduce pain and to boost pleasure and well-being. These are the drugs which keep us addicted to our phones (the ‘hit’ we get from a text gives us
Self worth and awe
Do you know there is a difference between guilt and shame? Self-worth and awe?
I met John Perry on my Barefoot training course 10 years ago and something he said about Driver Behaviours was part of what gave me the push to leave my marriage. I don’t think we have spoken since then, but we … Read more
Authenticity, clarity and relationship
I know, I know..I’ve been going on about horses for a couple of years now (and they are all over this new site!). Oh! I miss them in lockdown. I spoke to Liz my horse witch friend this week and no matter how she regaled me with tales of mud and cold, I still wanted … Read more
Paddling in the moonlight
I work with Gemma. She is good at her job. And quiet. She doesn’t brag about the fact that she gets up in the dark to paddle (kayak) along the canal in the dark, even when she is terrified.
I wanted to have a conversation with Gemma for my podcast because I find her inspiring.
A New Year Reflective Coaching Activity for you (and yours)
This is what I would have done had we been together…
All you need is a pen and paper.
You can do this as a group of friends or family or alone.
Don’t be scared to press pause, take your time, come back to it, do it over a number of days, ignore bits, do … Read more