How to approach creating big change in your life or work

Next step to create changege

When you want to create a big change in your life or work it can feel daunting. It can trigger all sorts of emotions like fear of it not working out or going wrong, or wondering if you are able to make it happen, or concern of what others might think. But big change, in itself, is not the problem. The problem is how we are seeing it. Often, we are not seeing it as it is, but how our mind is projecting it. Let me explain: Big change … [Read more...]

8 things to do when you feel stuck in your life or work

8 things to do when you feel stuck in your life or work

Feeling stuck in some area of your life or work sucks. It can make you feel out of control of your life, frustrated, unfulfilled, unhappy and that the life and results you really want are passing you by, or out of reach. But I would encourage you to consider the possibility that feeling stuck isn’t necessarily the problem. Let me explain: Feeling stuck is something that happens to pretty much all of us at some stage in our life, for one … [Read more...]

Why choosing to take a step back can change your life

A sabbatical could change your life

I am taking a bit of a sabbatical in the weeks running up to my 50th birthday. I have never taken a sabbatical before. This is nothing to do with any negativity about turning fifty or any kind of midlife crisis. Quite the opposite. I am actually genuinely excited about the next chapter of my life. To me, age is just a number. Nothing more. So all is good, and I am ready and excited for the fabulous fifties! Taking a step back from … [Read more...]

6 keys to happiness, fulfillment and success (backed by science)

6 keys to happiness, fulfillment and success (backed by science)

Happiness, fulfillment and success are things we all want in our personal and professional lives. Yet the way we go about trying to achieve that often doesn’t match with what science and research show to be effective strategies. We adopt habits, beliefs and approaches that we are told by society, friends and family are the path to happiness, fulfillment and success. And yet, research shows, that those things are often wrong and counter … [Read more...]