Have a Coffee With… Racheal Hoult

“Illustration / design would be the dream future step…” Today I am having a coffee with Racheal Hoult of Pondering Doodles, who has kindly agreed to answer my questions about her no BS happier life… Q. How long have you been self-employed, and...

Meet Seamus – The Shame Monster

There’s someone I want you to meet. You actually know him very well, but I don’t think you’ve been properly introduced. His name is Seamus, and he’s the Shame Monster. He’s been with you for most of your life, he is with us all. He...

How do we handle the curveballs?

3 weeks ago my ex-husband told me that he is trans. Last night we told our boys that he will now be living as a woman with she/her pronouns and a new name. She will still be Daddy to her boys and they can call her whatever they like. To everyone else, Phil is now...

Owning my own story…Finding joy

I knew what it was all about when I was 14. Freedom, joy, passion, adventure and owning my own story – the values that I hold dear today – those were what my 14 year old self was all about. She knew she liked wide open spaces, running through the outdoors, walking...

Is it time for a change?

Hey lovely woman. I see you there. If you are one of my people you are in mid-life, running a business, bringing up children. Most, although not all, of the people that I work with can be described that way. You’re not as slim as you used to be, you’ve had...

Have a Coffee With… Joanne Gardiner

I love helping others – in work and in life in general. Today I am having a coffee with Joanne Gardiner of Just ask Jo, who has kindly agreed to answer my questions about her no BS happier life… Q. How long have you been self-employed, and how do you make...