Have you ever wondered if working with a coach is the right thing for you? Having started taking on coaching clients (and also hiring a coach myself!) I’ve noticed a lot of common traits amongst people ready to work in this special one-to-one way. Check my list to see if you’re ready.
I’ve invited Amie from Fitness Forster back to the blog after her Flourishing Entrepreneurs interview to bring us a tasty sweet treat recipe. As you all know if you’re regular readers here, baking and desserts are my weakness, so Amie and I thought we’d put our strengths to good use for one another and do a recipe swap!
The biggest reason I hear people say they ‘can’t’ eat healthily is time. But guess what? We’ve all got 24hrs in the day. We all have obligations, we all have busy jobs and some of us even have families on top of that too. Why do some people manage to find the time to eat well and nourish themselves, while you’re left struggling?
We see so many people talking about the amazing things going on in their business, when do we hear about people just doing mediocre? Celebrating an increase of any size? When do people shout from the roof tops about messing things up? So I’m here to give you 3 things that I’ve ‘failed’ at recently, in the hopes that it will encourage you to reassess your ‘failures’ and reframe them in a more positive light.
I started training to be a coach earlier this year with Erickson Coaching. Rather than giving me an elaborate and complex set of theories by which to undertake coaching, it gave me a very simple, single principle by which to lead all my sessions: the client is okay. Here’s how that’s helped me become a better friend and more patient person in my everyday life too.
I love writing. You might have guessed if you’ve been here often enough. My blog posts are never short and even then I’ve cut them down and hacked back a lot that wasn’t necessary! Journaling should feel like a natural outlet for me, right? Wrong. So when Jennifer Cockroft sent me one of her Mindful Moments journals to trial I was intrigued. Is it something I would enjoy using? Or get anything out of? Or would I think it was a waste of time?
Back in August I launched a new series on the blog - Flourishing Entrepreneurs, introducing you to incredible women who have started their own businesses. In this post I’m introducing Flourishing Entrepreneur #5 Lea Tierney, a chocolate maker, Indian Head Massage Therapist and wellness coach and writer. Lea is a vey dear friend and I’m so pleased to be able to share her thoughts with you in this interview.
Next month I’m co-hosting my first ever Supper Club, eek! Creative In Residence is a series of Supper Clubs for creative entrepreneurs to connect and support one another over delicious, seasonal food. The dessert for the evening will be this poached pear cake, served with chai spiced yoghurt and salted date caramel. Enjoy your tasty preview!
I’m a total word-nerd. So I’m starting a series on the blog called Wellness Words. Taking a closer look at the vocabulary we use in the wellness industry and trying to better understand its origins and message, without getting caught up in preconceived ideas. First up: WELLNESS. What does it mean to you?
I'm very aware at the moment that my blogging is becoming increasingly further and further away from where this all started: food. I wanted to share my journey and the evolution of my approach to ‘health.’ I wonder whether you too can imagine yourself taking this journey, or maybe it’s that you’re already on it.
Last month I launched a new series onto the blog - Flourishing Entrepreneurs, introducing you to incredible women who have started their own businesses. Today I’m introducing my Flourishing Entrepreneur #4 - illustrator and designer turned life-planner creator, coach and all-round 'sort your life out' guru Kerry Lyons.