This is ME. Who are YOU?

As Donna Summer and Barbara Streisand once said ‘enough is enough,’ 'no more tears.'

Right now I am both annoyed with myself, and a little relieved. 

I have spent almost 50 years of my life trying to be ‘normal,’ be a people pleaser, prioritise others over me, be like others, copy others, listen to others advice and comments, and not do the thing that my core was yelling at me to do. 

I have no idea what sparked the change but something has happened...

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What To Do If You Have Lost Your Focus

 

This is a really important topic. So many of us get distracted in life and we end up following our thoughts in the moment, and it's challenging to regain your focus and get back on track again. Allowing you to focus on what you should be doing pro-actively, rather than just reacting to things that are happening.

When we feel that we have momentum in our lives and something comes along that breaks our focus can be devastating. Getting back on track can be very hard, required real effort...

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What To Do When You Have More Month Than Money

 

Managing our finances is a critical skill. Many times we come up against the old saying "Too much month at the end of the money". It's rarely the other way around!

Many people get to this point and aren't sure about what to do about it or how to cope with it. Obviously, not having enough money leads to so many problems. It's stressful and can cause a domino effect on other parts and people in our lives.

I know what this situation is like. I've been there. We all have had financial...

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5 Ways A Checklist Will Transform Your Life

 

Checklists. One of my number one tools. They're so useful and I use them pretty much everywhere and for everything.

The main reason, for me, behind the power of the simple checklist is that when you write it down, it makes a commitment from you to do that thing.

Using checklists can take your from uncertainty to clarity. It might sound like hyperbole but they can even save lives! That's right. I read about a surgeon who uses checklists to make sure that the operations, especially...

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Are You Settling In Life?

 

I want to start by telling you about a story involving my son. We were actually in California and he wanted to buy some new trainers.

So, my view is that he gets a pair that are fit for purpose and that will last him. It turns out that buying trainers for teenage boys is as hard as buying for teenage girls!

We went to lots of different stores and he tried on any number of pairs of trainers, but nothing seemed to fit properly. He really wanted a particular brand of shoe and so the one...

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Does Micro-structuring Your Day Work?

 

Does micro-structuring your life work? Many of us struggle with how to structure our day in order to be at our most effective.

I believe, that if you do know how to structure your day it allows you to get more done. To achieve more.  I don't mean just being busy, but rather you are doing those thing that are really important.

So what it micro-structuring?

Micro-structuring is quite an easy concept. Many of us feel overwhelmed. There's so much to get done. Once we start to feel...

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Are You Open To Feedback?

 

How open are you to feedback? This is quite an interesting question I thought. I was watching a TV programme with my son about angel investment into small restaurants. You might have seen this on the BBC.

As part of the process people, (usually food stall holders), present their food to a small group of potential investors and then they are given a pop-up restaurant in Manchester to run for a dinner serving and then a lunch serving the next day. The investors come and eat again in the...

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