Archive for February 2015

tales from the coaching couch: 100 names for love

February 25, 2015

Today we are talking about Imposter Syndrome – that insidious thought ‘its only a matter of time before I’m found out’. It can be incredibly debilitating. In this short video, I’m sharing what I’ve found in the research – that it’s not a women’s syndrome, and how we typically respond to feeling like an Imposter. […]

chinos are my kryptonite

February 17, 2015

This is me in front of the Duomo in Sienna, taken in 2003. Can you taste just how awkward I feel? For my thirtieth birthday, my ex-husband and I had gone to Tuscany for a week with another couple (he was one of those chaps who, if you said you’d farted, he’d counter by shitting […]

the collywobbles

February 11, 2015

Last Saturday I stood in front of my fellow MA students and our research advisor, and experienced a massive bout of The Collywobbles. We took turns to share our half-baked, unformed, incomplete and messy thinking about our respective dissertations. And we asked for help. I found the whole process uniquely, gut-wrenchingly horrible. My preparation was […]

on choosing and re-choosing

February 03, 2015

I had an epiphany of sorts this week. And its so freakin’ obvious that I am *almost* too embarrassed to share. So feel free to offer an eyebrow raise in my direction and move on. If I want something, I have to keep re-choosing it. After we moved out of London I let my world […]