Be Your Authentic Self

This week I hosted Craft Con a huge software conference dedicated to software craftsmanship, where software developers, programmers, coders and consults got the opportunity to experience some of the best experts in the industry. 1851 people over 4 days with over 70 speakers delivering 73 speeches, plus workshops, meetups and networking a plenty. Hosted at the[…]

Taking Control of Our Need for Validation

We humans are a bit messed up. It is true. I say this because when we are on that self-development journey and in the world of positive thinking we refuse to look at or even admit that there are behaviours that we have which are not so great. These bits we like to skip over,[…]

Choose Joy!

For much of January and especially in the last week I have been sick, really sick with a flu bug that has put me on my back for days. In fact, looking at the 15 months I recognise that this pattern of sickness has been going on for some time. Every few weeks I’ve had[…]

Because You Can

Believe me, I’ve wasted far too many hours questioning myself and playing the second guessing game. I’ve questioned my validity, my skill set, my confidence, my believability, the experience that I’ve gained over decades, the learning, whether through formal education or self-development. I’m a pretty confident person, but I’ve learned that confidence is not just[…]

Living in Your Own Honesty

Life is a journey… it’s a phrase we hear often but it’s a true one. Many of us are trying to reach a destination that we don’t actually realise is unobtainable. That all elusive success that will leave us feeling like we are complete and whole, that leaves us feeling like we have finally arrived.[…]

47 & Counting – Changing Focus

This has been a really challenging year in so many ways; the death of my mother and my husband’s aunt, health, and business, managing loss and getting to grips with so many political, racial and social changes. So far this year has been a lot! Today, however, is my 47th Birthday and for the first time[…]

How to get clear when life get’s messy

This week has been a roller coaster ride for me. I’ve been dealing with the exhaustion that comes from grief and managing my finances. I took myself to bed on Tuesday stating that I longer wanted to conquer the world but that I wanted the world to conquer me and by the way could someone[…]

Me For Me

Last week, I left England for Marrakesh, it was a mission of mercy. Mercy on myself and family. I’ve been sick on and off for months and my stress levels and health were challenged. I had had enough as I was struggling to get myself together. I think it was something that Lisa Nicholls in[…]

3 Ways Simple Ways To Get Your Game On

Often the obvious answer is the answer. We try and make our lives so difficult when they really don’t have to be. Today I’m focusing on three ways to get your game on, three things that you can do to move from living your life in your head to living your life out loud. Simply,[…]