Overwhelm

  • how to effectively delegate

    How to effectively delegate in 5 steps

    We all know what delegation is, but the truth is most of us aren’t very good at it. For the simple reason that we were never taught how to effectively delegate. The result is that we often think that it’s not worth the time or effort to delegate or that it’s easier to do things […]

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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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  • how can i stay on top of everything

    Trying to stay on top of everything? Here’s what I do

    If you’ve ever wondered how you can possibly stay on top of everything, you my friend are not alone. The emails start stacking up, voicemails go unanswered and no matter how many hours you put in you just can’t get ahead. At one point or another, we’ve all experienced that overwhelming sensation that things are […]

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  • stop being busy

    My decision to stop being busy

    It was about 6 or 7 years ago when I had a conversation that changed my life. I was talking to my friend Laura and doing the normal ‘how have you been?’ exchange and before I answered, she preempted my response with ‘you’re so busy right?!’ And just like that, I decided something needed to […]

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  • can i have it all

    Can I have it all? Myth or fact

    As women of a certain age, most of us grew up being told we can have it all. But as we get older and start to appreciate the complexities of life, most of us question if it’s true. So I want to share with you my take on the question and explain how I manage […]

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  • joyful aligned living

    Joyful Aligned Living: A sneak peek

    July has been a busy month for me. I’ve used this time to reflect on the last year in my business and consider what’s worked best for my clients and the direction I want to take Beautiful Disruptions in. And the result is a more refined, structured coaching offering, supporting women to live a more […]

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  • been made redundant

    I’ve been made redundant. What do I do now?

    These are uncertain times and I know many people are facing the prospect of redundancies. This uncertainty can feel disorientating and overwhelming and I want to share a story with you about my own experience when I was made redundant. It was almost 8 years ago to the day and it was my first day […]

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