A creative way to deal with feeling at a crossroads in your life or work.

Feeling at a crossroads in your life and work can be an uncomfortable place to be. It can bring up all sorts of feelings like uncertainty, fear, regret and feeling stuck. Feeling at a crossroads can happen for many reasons. Maybe you have realised that decisions and choices you made in the past no longer serve you. Maybe you have got to a stage of life where you are questioning the status quo and what you want your life and work to be … [Read more...]

A Powerful Way to Avoid Burnout and Overwhelm

There are all sorts of ways to avoid burnout and feeling overwhelmed. But today I want to focus on just one. The reason I want to focus on this one is because it is often overlooked, but really powerful. Before we dive in deeper into this strategy, let me ask you a question: Have you ever seen a marathon runner sprint a whole race? No. Of course you haven’t. And you don’t have to be a running expert to know why. If a marathon … [Read more...]

10 compelling benefits of slowing down in your life and work

We seem to live in a world that runs at a million miles an hour, and we allow ourselves to get swept along with it. Many people think that being busy is just part of the way life is. I disagree. I think it is a choice we can make. Just because everyone else is travelling on the busy train doesn’t mean that it is the right thing to do or that you should ride that train with them. Being constantly busy can be really damaging to the life, … [Read more...]

Why choosing to take a step back can 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...]