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.
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.
Stress. We all feel it from time-to-time. Or maybe it’s not so infrequent in your life. Perhaps stressed is starting to become the state you find yourself in most rather than least in your day-to-day living. Why is that? Why do we feel stressed? And how can we overcome it?
“I am enough.” It’s a powerful phrase that completely bowled over our first Reset attendees back on our June retreat. The more I thought about it, the more I realised how constantly I tell myself that I am not enough: so here’s what I’m going to do about it.
A couple of months ago I shared two new books I’d bought on my Instagram and asked my followers which one they would like me to read first and report back on. Jen Sincero’s You Are A Badass At Making Money won and I was secretly pleased. Why? Because I have issues with money. Read on to find out how this book has helped me change my mindset.
I was thrilled to learn last month that someone had nominated me for 20 On The Rise. I thought I'd share with you the women who have inspired me most in the last year so that you can go and check them out and get all the good stuff from them like I have. Read on to learn more about them and find out what's coming soon to the blog to share more from these women and many others.
A friend called me the other week asking for advice. He'd reached a point where he was considering leaving his job and wasn't sure what the next step was. He thought of me because I did the very same thing last year - I left my perfectly stable job to leap into the unknown. What advice could I give him?
A few months ago I published two blog posts of my recommended podcasts for health, food and nutrition. Since then I have discovered a whole wealth of other 'pods' that I've become hooked on. So I wanted to give you all a little update of my new favourites to add for your listening pleasure.
Do you ever get the feeling the universe is shouting something at you really loudly? Like it just won’t shut up until you accept what it’s telling you? That’s how I feel about this question: What does success mean to you?
I talked last week about how I've been struggling for over a year to define who I am and what I do. One of the possible titles that has come up for me in trying to get to that perfect 'elevator pitch' and succinctly summarise what I do is.... space holder. Have a read of what that title means to me.
So I feel like I’ve never been 100% honest with you about my work. And that needs to change. Because I want this blog to be more about work and health together going forward and that means telling you my story and how I got to where I am today.
Last year I quit my full-time job to start working for myself. Working for yourself basically means any hour the universe gives you could be used for working. Here are some things that have happened as a consequence of me becoming an entrepreneur, and they're NOT healthy...
Worth and self-worth is something that’s been on my mind a lot over the last few months and a subject I wanted to cover for the blog. With the New Year bringing a lot of talk about mind-set and putting yourself in the best possible position to achieve your goals this year, knowing what you are worth is key. Here I share my 4 top tips to connect with your value.
It’s very easy when you’ve been to a lot of health and wellbeing events to come away and think “did I actually learn anything new today?” The talks at Fresh Resolutions were really varied with a range of speakers coming from different backgrounds and with different expertise. But I noticed there were a few themes that popped up across all the talks that I wanted to share with you.
I recently got back from a whirlwind tour with work which saw me in Germany for two days. We ended up working in a venue in the middle of an industrial estate which meant nothing. to. eat. So I've put together a vital list of 5 snacking ideas for travel emergencies - for you and me both.
This week’s Flourishing Entrepreneurs interview is with coach Nick Quinton from Elemental Health. So much of what Nick and I do is very similar: we’re both helping entrepreneurs work to the best of their potential through a focus on health and mindset. Find out more about his journey and how he stays healthy.
Allergy Awareness Week is running 29 April - 3 May 2019 and I’m taking it as an opportunity to challenge myself in the kitchen to make a true free-from recipe. These are amazing straight from the oven. Hot and with some melted butter you’ll get a big batch which will freeze well too if you don’t have friends round to help you eat them straight away!
April is IBS Awareness Month, so I thought this was the perfect time to put my IBS story into one place, and also to share with you some of the things I have learned about IBS since starting to explore and really tackle my IBS symptoms head on.
This week’s Flourishing Entrepreneur is Ceri Jones, Natural Chef and the creative mind behind website and seasonal eating app Natural Kitchen Adventures. Ceri has been a friend for many years and we share a similar career path from music to wellness. I’m so excited to share with you her story and the things she’s learned along the way.
Last month I was extremely honoured to receive the Nutramino Health & Fitness Award 2019 for Blog of the Year. I wanted to let you in on a secret to writing an award-winning blog. The one thing that goes beyond writing brilliant content, sharing your knowledge, speaking from experience, taking great photos, being consistent and knowing your audience. Let me tell you the secret.
It’s Great British Beef week so I’m celebrating with a quick salad recipe. Whilst I think we should all be eating more plants, a small amount of red meat is still part of my diet and I love it cooked simply. With tasty lentils, this is a perfect spring dish as the warmer weather approaches!
Danielle King is the founder of the lifestyle brand Kiht Collective. With its ethos and message “Be More” Danielle is a true testament to working hard and gaining skills at every step to reach where she is today, about to launch a range of her own activewear. Enjoy the lessons and tips Danielle shares!
Chris founded his Personal Training business believing physical and mental well-being sit at the heart of feeling and performing to your best. He has come on an incredible journey himself through corporate employment to where he is today - read on to learn from his story.
The Universe has been screaming again at me lately, and it’s all about The Compound Effect. We all know that things get achieved by taking small steps. But how much do you really understand and implement it in your life? I’m sharing four powerful resources that really cemented it for me.
Flourishing Entrepreneurs is back! Today I’m introducing Flourishing Entrepreneur #9 Ciara Lennon, the face and name behind Bear Lemon. Ciara set up Bear Lemon in 2017 making delicious gluten free, dairy free, raw and vegan snacks and now delivers her top quality, natural treats to some of Dublin’s best independent cafes.