You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

I thought I would share this Business Magic speech with you as you might benefit if you’re one of my many wonderful entrepreneur contacts…. Welcome to a new year! I hope 2017 was excellent for you, but even if it wasn’t we get to use the new year as an opportunity to start over and […]

Tonight in Class: Do you want to feel more powerful and more you?

In the last two classes we have been exploring the concept of “magnetising yourself” to feel more powerful, centred and whole. And to make life more fun and manageable. We leave parts of ourselves in the activities and emotions of our day, so that by the end of the day we are often quite frazzled […]

Tonight in Class: Self containment and emotional resilience

Welcome to the start of a new blog series “Tonight in Class”. I’ll be sharing some of the yoga psychology and its practical applications that we cover week by week in our classes at the Studio. I hope you find it helpful! This week we’ve been discussing the idea of self-containment. What it means to […]

Stunning art by client and colleague Clare Haxby

It is my pleasure to direct you to this fantastic interview by Creative Founders with one of my wonderful clients and colleagues, Clare Haxby. I have one of her Buddha prints hanging in my home so it is the first thing I see when I walk in. Please do enjoy the read and the art. http://www.creativefounders.com/clare-haxby-artist-interview/

Getting the most out of your holiday

Recently I added my two pennies’ worth to the Hayes and Jarvis Expert Guide on The Four Pillars to Get the Most Out of Your Holiday. Take a look here ~ my tips are on the Communication page of the report.

2017: The zen of January

It’s that time of year when everyone is making their new year resolutions, or proclaiming how they won’t be or don’t believe in making new year resolutions – and it can get a bit sanctimonious on both sides! So how about this?

Money mindset: what if abundance comes first?

A couple of years ago, I spent some time reading A Source of Miracles, by Kathleen McGowan, and I found her take on abundance very interesting. The part of her question that arrested my attention was “what if abundance came first and deserving second?”

What if we are all naturally resourceful, creative and whole?

When I was training as a coach, we were invited to see our clients as naturally resourceful, creative and whole. Whatever the client might feel, whatever evidence of stuckness, we were to regard the person as whole; as capable of finding their own solution; as endlessly creative and able to generate new possibilities and thinking.

Suffering a dose of pessimism? Want to learn to be more optimistic?

It’s a golden oldie in the positive psychology world, but I still swear by Dr Martin Seligman’s process for learning to think optimistically (check out his book Learned Optimism). The founding idea is that pessimism is escapable if you know how.

What’s in a mindset?

Mindset is one of those terms that people bandy about but what actually is it and why should we care? A mindset is an established set of attitudes. Or: A fxed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person’s responses to and interpretations of situations.

A Simple Yoga Sequence For Beginners

Begin by resting in this position for 5 minutes. Lie down on your back with knees bent, feet close to your buttocks.