New job, fresh start?

New job, fresh start?

How can the classic 5 Stages of Grief model help us with career transitions? Well, if we don’t reflect on where we’ve been, we can carry a lot of crappiness around in our brains. Lack of self-confidence, anger, bitterness can all come with us into our new...
What do you REALLY have control over?

What do you REALLY have control over?

I’m chatting about boundaries this week with a coaching group and it’s given me the kick up the bum to update my free download that comes to you when you sign up to the Scaredycat Crew mailing list. It’s a simple worksheet on boundaries and, as Dr...
Getting unstuck by working through your assumptions

Getting unstuck by working through your assumptions

Alan Alda has a much more eloquent way of talking about assumptions than my “assumptions are the mother of all fuck-ups”.⁠ ⁠ However you look at them, assumptions can really hold you back and keep you stuck.⁠ ⁠ Are you scared about putting your rates up?...
Embracing lifelong learning

Embracing lifelong learning

Time for change! It’s September, finally! I love this time of year – the smell of bonfires, Autumn leaves, crispness in the air. When I was little, September meant a new pencil case and pens, excitement and nerves about a new school year (wow, did I put a...

Coaching Gen X women and my business story

Why coaching? This year, alongside a global pandemic (oyvey), my story so far has been about developing my coaching business. What a time to restart my business, amiright?! Two years ago, when I qualified as a life and personal coaching practitioner, I pondered a lot...
There are no gold stars in a pandemic

There are no gold stars in a pandemic

“I’m exhausted.” “I can’t get it all done.” “I’m working ridiculous hours.” “I’m at home all day now but I’m not getting everything done.” These are some of the complaints people have shared with me over the last few weeks. Well, I say complaints but they were all...