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One of my most profound insights on the importance of embracing the full range of emotions for us as leaders (in our professional, parenting and personal lives!) has come from Pixar's film, Inside Out. Yes, that's right, the animated children's film! If you haven't seen it, do! And if you have, watch it again - fresh. Why? It's super fun and creative and [...]
If there's one thing that almost every single one of our clients want and what I was always searching for it's the secret to beating self-doubt, that sense of not being good enough, worry about 'getting it right' and all the sleepless nights that come with that level of overthinking. Well, I came across the answer 3.5 years ago, Christmas 2019 [...]
A few weeks ago I joined Em Stroud and her Clown Barabra and chatted about my life as The Possiblist. Listen to the Podcast to find out: What is a Possiblist? How can we move from optimism or realism into the way of being the Possiblist? How will being the Possiblist make your life better? How is Barbara (the Clown) [...]
Get more productive, without taking up smoking I’m not a smoker, and I have only ever been a smoker when I have been “playing” during my acting days. It has certainly never been part of my daily ritual or productivity system… What…? Yes, that’s right… I said productivity system. There are two things in particular that smokers have right when [...]
One tiny habit = peaceful sleep Spring is springing for us here in London and the natural light in our lives is getting bigger, brighter and better. I joined one of my dear friends Lara Cowan from Botanic Shed recently to talk about the effects of natural light on your brain and your sleep. Not getting enough sleep can have [...]
Top 4 tips to combat Zoom fatigue Communication Professor Jeremy Bailenson, from the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab (VHIL), has written the first peer-reviewed article that systematically deconstructs Zoom fatigue from a psychological perspective. (And it fully backs up everything I have been saying on the subject for the last year, so I love him for that!) It's unnatural! Both [...]
What tree are you in the Celtic Tree Astrology & what does this have to do with Gratitude? I got an email this week from one of the charities we work with. It had a curious quiz on Celtic Tree Astrology - not a standard corporate quiz but a fun 'break for the mind' - I think you'll like it! [...]
How do I manage my constant stress? Have you ever said out loud; "I'm stressed out" "I'm super busy" "I'm not sure how I'm going to get through this week!" "It's going to be crazy for the next month!" All of these statements send your brain in to its fear system or it's sympathetic nervous system which in [...]
Forget Positivity! I delivered a talk for a team at Imperial College last week which was titled; "Forget Positivity: Stop chasing positivity and avoiding negativity and step in to the curious world of the Possibilist". I can't share the whole thing, but I do want to pass on the opening sentiment, because it's critical to challenge some of the current sentiment [...]
The two choices that you have I want to share a crucial idea which will help you to set boundaries and say 'no'. It's a simple one. Ready? You have two choices when someone asked you to do something which takes your precious time away. You can choose YES aaaaaaaaand, you guessed it..... you can choose NO! Ok, so [...]
I get asked this all the time... For some reason when I was interviewed recently by the magnificent Lucy Hutchings-Hunt this question made me well up with tears. Have a listen to the whole podcast here if you want to get some free mindset coaching (like Lucy cheekily asked for. Of course it doesn't take much to twist my arm to coach [...]
Using deliberate procrastination to increase your productivity Working from home means there is so much more to distract you... (Yes, I see all that sock mathcing going on... I see it in my home, I see it in your home!) Here is a simple coaching technique to hack the brain’s procrastination system! It's called deliberate procrastinaion and it [...]
How to stay motivated and get more done! It's a funny time of year isn't it! There is so much going on with the start of this and the start of that, but week 2 back at work and it's hard to stay motivated to get the important (as opposed to the urgent!) things done. I mean, let's be honest, [...]
What is Upstream Thinking? Stop Overthinking Forever! Are you an Overthinker?! (Don't overthink your answer!!) Pause, Take a Deep Breath and… … watch my > video on over thinking to learn about upstream thinking and quite possibly completely change your perspective on how you think… forever! If you are ready to make a change, I’d love to catch up with you [...]
One of the saddest things I learned in 2020 When was the last time you threw your head back and laughed? On average, a 4-year-old laughs 300 times per day. It takes a 40-year-old 10 WEEKS to reach that number!! Now, it is true that I'm slightly closer to 40 than to 4... but I feel like my laugh-o-meter is [...]
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