A Tale of Five Women

I told this story to a friend the other day and she encouraged me to turn it into a blog post. It is about five women whom I met when I was working at a residential home for the elderly in my student days. I worked in the kitchens and as a cleaner at the home, and as...

How is massage beneficial to mental health?

For this week’s blog I have a guest contributor, Kate Brown of Calm at Work and Calm at Home. Kate’s aim is to help facilitate a calmer and more connected world. She is a professional member of the Complementary Therapists Association (CThA) and is registered...

My Story

Having talked last time about owning our own stories, I thought it was high time that I told mine. What have been the crucial experiences that have led me to where I am today, what has shaped my personal philosophy? Let me give you my potted history… I am an...

Owning Your Own Story

As much as we like to think that we live in reality, in truth we each live inside our own stories. Memory is a tricky thing, often showing us things in a way that isn’t quite accurate. The future is a castle that we build in the sky, to the point that it is...

What do you bring to your clients?

If you are just starting out in business, or if you have a relatively small business, you might be thinking that having “business values” is not something you need to worry about. Surely all of that “mission, vision, value” stuff is for the big...

How do you find the time?

This is a question I get asked on a regular basis, and it is a question I have helped some of my coaching clients to answer. There are numerous time management strategies, but for women running their own businesses I have found the following to be really helpful,...