Tag: happiness

The Alchemy of Successful Relationships

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash This month it was my Mum and Dad’s 59th Wedding Anniversary. I am hugely proud of them both and the way in which their relationship has stood the test of time and the challenges that life throws at us all. As I looked through their wedding album with them… Read more »

Feel you have to keep proving yourself? There is another way.

“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” So said Maya Angelou, American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet and civil rights activist. So why is it that many of us feel we have to keep proving ourselves and cannot believe that we are enough, particularly women it seems? Why instead is there… Read more »

Do you know how to be successful? It might not be how you think…

In recent months, I’m seeing some patterns with my coaching clients – intelligent, driven, responsible leaders who have worked hard for a long time, find themselves increasingly needing to do more with less time and resources in ever changing, complex environments. In addition, most have challenges that cause tension for them in how to best… Read more »

Loneliness – how to ensure the workplace isn’t a factor

We live in an age where loneliness has been described as a social epidemic with a study by The Co-op and the British Red Cross stating that over 9 million people in the UK across all adult ages – more than the population of London – are either always or often lonely. This isn’t just… Read more »

Sleeping your way to productivity.. and good health

How much sleep do you get a night? Is it something you are aware of? It seems more and more of us are becoming aware of our sleep patterns as we recognise the impact of sleep on our daily lives. If this is not something you’ve thought much about and you want to give yourself… Read more »

Thinking about a career change? Lessons from sport can help

  Photo by Ryan Riggins on Unsplash Are you at a point in your career where you feel you are facing a wall and are perhaps not enjoying what you do? Do you ever wonder what you could do to breakthrough to find something more fulfilling that you can excel at? One way to do… Read more »

Investing in your Mental Wellbeing – a leadership imperative

Credit: lesly-juarez unsplash.com What’s on your ‘to do’ list this week? Revisit the strategy? Review your budget actuals against planned? Develop your people? How about strengthen your mental wellbeing? Not that last one? Mmm, that could be the most important of the lot. Why focus on mental wellbeing? According to the charity Mind, Approximately 1 in… Read more »

The Happy Leader – how to raise your levels of happiness

Is being a leader and being happy mutually exclusive? I don’t think so. While we hear more and more about working context meaning that we have to manage in ever changing, complex and ambiguous environments, this does not have to mean that our lives as leaders become necessarily difficult and unhappy. As Dr Wayne Dyer… Read more »