Fear

  • living in your zone of genius

    Living in your Zone of Genius

    If you’ve ever heard anyone talk about ‘zone of genius’ and wondered what they are talking about, well, you are in the right place. Because I’ll explain what your zone of genius is, why you want to pursue it and how to live in your zone of genius every day. Because being in that space […]

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  • life you want

    What’s holding you back from the life you want?

    Now I don’t say this lightly but the reason you don’t have a life you want isn’t because of your circumstances, it’s because of you. Yep, you heard me. YOU are the thing that stands between the life you have and the life you want. See we all want a life and career we love, […]

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  • get out of my own way

    Get out of your own way: 3 ways to stop self-sabotaging

    We’ve all been there. We know what we need to do but for some inexplicable reason, we don’t do it. Or we’re on the cusp of something great and we fly off the handle and screw the whole thing up. It’s irrational and infuriating. It’s self-sabotage. And we’re all guilty of it at some point […]

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  • what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail

    What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

    So just between us, what would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? What would you change about your work or life? Would you dream a bigger dream? Would you be courageous and take bold action? Sadly, the truth is that most of us don’t live the life we want because, put bluntly, we’re […]

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  • midlife crisis

    Is this all there is? Facing a midlife crisis

    At dinner last week one of my girlfriends (let’s call her Donna) blurted out “I think I’m having a midlife crisis. I mean, is this all there is?”. Sadly, the statement was not shocking. Not because Donna’s life is a mess. Far from it! She is one of the most successful women I know. In […]

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  • lessons from 2020

    Lessons from 2020 that I’ll take into 2021

    As the year-end looms, like many people I’ve been reflecting on the lessons I’ve learnt in 2020. And there have been many but here are the key takeaways that will shape my thinking into the future. 1. Worry gets me nowhere good April to June as my dark period of 2020. As things changed rapidly […]

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  • visioning for 2021

    What will 2021 bring for you?

    I think we can all agree 2020 has been a year to remember. And not for the best of reasons. And as December dawns, I keep hearing ‘I can’t wait for this year to be over’. Now I certainly understand the sentiment but here’s the sad truth – a new year does not equal a […]

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  • how to be brave

    How to be brave instead of fearless

    Sometimes we think about being fearless as being a magic key to unlocking our dreams and our potential. But I want to stand in defence of fear today. And I want to suggest that instead of being fearless we should be embracing how to be brave. Because ultimately, being fearless is overrated. After all, if […]

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  • dealing with pain

    What goes on behind closed doors

    The simple fact is that no one knows what goes on behind closed doors. And over the last few weeks, I’ve been reminded that a happy exterior can be a mask for inner turmoil, confusion or unhappiness. So I wanted to reach out today and tell you this: wherever you are in life and whatever […]

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