When we started, we naively thought that it was quite a modest undertaking, but it’s become increasingly clear to me that there’s a whole lot I didn’t know about the global village I call home, and the melting pot of culture that’s simmering just under the surface, if you know where to look.
Have you heard the phrase: ‘You can’t pour from an empty cup’? This bit of wisdom was unknown to me until about six years ago. It’s astonishing how we often find ourselves spinning multiple plates and yet, the thought of pausing for a breath seems almost indulgent…
When you think about it, it’s actually quite strange that new year’s resolutions exist at all. We change so much over the course of 12 months, why would we set ourselves just one goal for a whole year?
The rise of coworking spaces isn’t surprising, given the shift in work culture. They’ve come to the forefront, especially as many people report feeling more accomplished and connected in these environments. Let’s dive in and find out why people thrive in coworking spaces.
Knowing my worth has been an ongoing battle. Urgh. The negative self-talk. The imposter syndrome. Since going self-employed, it’s felt more like a full-blown internal war. The truth is, even the most successful and happiest of folks grapple with that harsh inner critic. The voice inside that chimes in with thoughts of doubt, fear, blame or judgement.
It’s a grey Tuesday morning in Brighton, January. Despite the rising feeling of dread in my stomach I am lacing my trainers. Can I really leave my emails for 2 hours? Am I sure I didn’t leave the gas on? I open the front door, carefully lock it – drinking in these precious seconds – and since I can put it off no longer, I break into a run. I do not stop for 8 miles.
I’ve been wanting to try journaling for ages, but I wasn’t really sure how to start. So I thought I’d put together a little guide for anyone else out there who’s also trying to begin their journaling journey.
We’ve all experienced days where nothing seems to go right. Then, out of the blue, a kind word from someone can flip our mood entirely. Behold: the power of compliments.
I finally kicked my procrastination habit thanks to The Pomodoro Technique and it’s honestly been life changing. So this post is for all those fellow procrastinators out there!
In today’s hyperconnected age, boredom feels like a relic of the past. For many of us, every idle moment is a cue to dive into our pockets, seeking that instant shot of smartphone entertainment. When was the last time you did nothing? And I mean nothing…
We think we have a grip on our values. But it’s all too easy, especially in today’s saturated world of social media, to get derailed by other people’s judgements about what makes a worthwhile life, job or dreams.
To get there, we have to reflect on our core values.
No one likes messing up, but it’s part of being human. When you admit a mistake, it might feel like you’re exposing a weakness. But, in reality, you’re showing that you’re an authentic, honest human being. Here’s 7 ways owning your mistakes will make you more powerful!
Feedback isn’t always a gift! Giving great feedback isn’t easy, and in my experience, many people end up delivering it poorly or not at all. Here are 3 simple yet powerful ways to deliver effective feedback in a meaningful way!
I’m not great at meditating. OK. Scratch that. I’m terrible at meditating. Meditation may be touted as the key to achieving mindfulness, but the act of sitting down and trying to clear your mind can be challenging for many. The good news is that mindfulness isn’t only accessible through meditation.
I’m not going to lie, the past few months have been a wild, self-reflective ride. You see, the things that I’d always put down as being personal flaws are now being slowly re-imagined as challenges related to neurodiversity. Specifically, ADHD.