I’ve been looking for an opportunity to fundraise for a charity close to my heart for a while now. But when it came along combined with something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time, I couldn’t say no! That’s not to say I’m absolutely terrified. It is the world’s fastest seated zipline, after … More Ziplining for Noah’s Ark Charity
For me, NetGalley is the gift that keeps on giving. I’ve requested some brilliant books in the past and none have let me down. I was looking for something meaty to get my teeth into over the winter months and when I saw Colm Toibin’s latest novel pop up, I requested a copy straight away. … More The Magician | Books
With the dreaded C-word still around, I haven’t travelled abroad this year and it’s really had an effect on me. Looking forward to escaping everyday life for a while and discovering somewhere new always gives me a little boost, but this year, I’ve found myself just plodding along, doing the same old thing, day in, … More Hotel du Lac Review | Books
A few weeks ago, my mam & I took a trip to the Cotswolds for the weekend.
We haven’t been abroad since the pandemic kicked in and we fancied seeing a new part of the UK that neither of us had been to before.
So, we packed up the car on a warm, autumnal morning and headed to the Cotswolds.
… More A Long Autumnal Weekend in the Cotswolds
I was misdiagnosed by three different doctors at the same practice. Osteosarcoma is a rare disease and it’s easily missed so I don’t blame them at all. But if that last doctor hadn’t sent me for an x-ray, I might not be here now. … More What I Learned from Having Childhood Cancer
Interviews can be so nerve-wracking and the uncertainty of what’s about to unfold can send your brain into overdrive.
Today, I want to share with you the best way to prepare for an interview. … More The Best Way to Prepare for a Job Interview
Building self-belief is a key part of building self-confidence. I truly believe you need confidence to be successful and self-belief can help you move forward to the next stage in your career. Step outside your comfort zone As a key part of self-belief, you need to be pushing yourself outside your comfort zone all the … More How Self Belief Can Lead You To Success
I’ve spoken to clients in the past who have a big problem with confidence when they’re going into a new job. Recently, I chatted to Grace from @empoweredmillennialgirl and we talked about misconceptions when it comes to confidence. One of those is that confident people can go into any situation without any fear. But that … More How to Start a New Job Confidently
It’s been a while since I read a book that got me thinking as much as this one did. I picked it up in one of my favourite bookshops – Griffin Books in Penarth – as a Saturday morning treat, after hearing plenty of great things about it. Beautiful, heart-rending and real, Trio whisked me … More Trio Review | Books
All of my 1:1 coaching programmes have a session in them around your Inner Critic and it’s actually a theme that comes up a lot throughout the sessions I do with my clients. A lot of the time, we’re held back by the things we tell ourselves and it takes a lot to get out … More How to Quiet Your Inner Critic