The importance of finding your voice
I love to write. I’m struggling to write at the moment though and I think it is because I am on screen so much with work and so missing the sound of human voices that I am making podcasts rather than writing blogs. Instead I am writing letters and a diary in pen and … Read more
Step up, have fun, go for it!
Have you ever done that thing that so many coaching clients of mine have done (and so I have), where we count ourselves out, before we ever stepped in. ‘Oh there’s no point asking for promotion/ applying for that job/ asking that person’ because they will ‘say no /reject me/ be angry/ think I’m silly.’… Read more
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
Dungeons and Dragons and why it might be what we are all waiting for
When I was a guide, the scouts I knew spent whole Saturdays locked in one of their dad’s garages playing Dungeons and Dragons. No girls wanted to or dared enter. I imagined it was fetid and sweaty and that maybe they dressed up for role play.
I didn’t think of it again until the pandemic … Read more
Comedy, parenting and feminism with Susan Earl
You might know Susan Earl from her roles in Red Dwarf, So Awkward, Reggie Perrin or as Christopher Dean’s mum in the Christmas special of Torvill and Dean. She is a comedian, actress, writer, single mother and my friend.
We first met over chamomile tea in the Greek Pelion where we were both slighty stressed … Read more