beware the well-rested woman

November 22, 2017

I spent five days last week running my annual retreat. Usually, I would be pretty much back at my desk asap, under some delusional notion that I had things to do that couldn’t possibly wait. Back in my corporate days, I would actively choose to fly into Heathrow at 6 am and go straight in […]

reclaiming bossy

September 19, 2017

Usually, there is a word. Some phrase or sentence that when uttered, has the power to leave us feeling small and powerless. Diminished. Childlike. I wonder what is it for you? For me, that word is bossy. I have a vivid memory of being eight years old and being called a ‘bossy little girl’ by […]

five ways to be online, while the world wakes up to itself

August 16, 2017

Current highlights of my Facebook feed include: A photo of a pensive looking dog. Someone apologizing for sharing an image of her (gorgeous) hairdo, after learning neo-Nazi’s were marching in Charlottesville. Someone sharing their latest e-course about mindfulness. A genius video that offers a valid explanation for Trump’s absurd rhetoric. Someone stating that if you run […]

for your aural pleasure…

July 20, 2017

This Summer, I am currently extracting no small amount of pleasure from driving my aces new car, with Bodhi the Wonderpup in the wingman seat, while listening to a juicy podcast. I’m feeling a little obsessed with the medium, as I’m preparing to launch my very own podcast! Courage & Spice is the podcast for humans […]

have we reached Peak Inspirational Quote?

July 12, 2017

This post is an extract from my latest Notes from the Path newsletter. _______ It took me a long time to be able to say ‘I’m a Coach’ out loud, without inwardly cringing. Even though I believe deeply in coaching, and completely respect its place on the spectrum of human wellbeing, this work has a […]

five diets ALL women should be on!

June 28, 2017

1. The Apologising Diet Do you apologise when you bump into pieces of furniture? Do you have a verbal tic of starting every sentence with ‘Sorry…’. This one’s for you! Who are you apologising to? What are you apologising for? If there is nothing requiring your sorry, you can safely ban the entire ‘unnecessary penance’ food […]