Life Coaching

Thinspiration: Inspirational or Depressing?

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

There has been a lot of talk about "Thinspiration" since the Professor Green comment about his wife Millie Mackintosh and although the couple have gone on record to say it was a joke taken out of context, it made me question is the concept of "Thinspiration" inspiring or detrimental to our psyche?

Thrive - This Message Is Long Overdue

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

This message is not just for those who work in the high-powered high-octane world. The message of unplugging and reconnecting to our hearts, being quiet enough to hear our inner wisdom is for everyone, whatever your lifestyle or situation.

Flexible Working: Let's Make It Mainstream

Jayne Morris | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

A recent study by Robert Half UK, revealed that nearly a third of UK HR directors cite 'inability to balance personal and professional commitments' as the primary reason for employee burnout. Could the new UK government legislation offering flexible working rights for all help make a difference?

Beating Stress: How To Cope With Feeling Overwhelmed

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

It is important to learn to say "no" when you feel overwhelmed and to do so without feeling any guilt. This goes in tangent with taking time out for yourself and learning to delegate. If you accept less responsibility and allow others to keep personal responsibility for tasks that inevitably would lie with them anyway then your load will be lighter.

Life Coach Lessons From a Puppy

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

As I discussed in my podcast life is so much easier and straightforward when you don't take things personally, but I thought I would share with you the story of how modelling my dog's behaviour led to my latest ponderings and how really he should be the author of today's post.

There Really Can Be Beauty in a Mid-Life Crisis

Kirsty Hanly | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Hanly

What do you think when you hear the term mid-life crisis? A quick survey amongst a few of my friends and colleagues brought up, fast cars, affairs with 22 year olds, crisis and difficulties - quite a negative opinion.

Pomegranates: How to Deal With Overwhelming Situations

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

In this modern world what so many of us forget is that the human psyche needs time to digest and reacclimatise to information. Sometimes what we don't do is every bit as powerful as that which we do do.Taking time out to remember the tale of the pomegranate can help shift your focus towards a more positive outcome.

The Impossible Dream: How to Get the Perfect Work/Life Balance

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

It is so important to put your action plans into action otherwise they are just words on a piece of paper that will never materialise. We so often navel gaze and Shonda is right that the lint in our navels gets embarrassed for us! She goes on to impart a three point lesson.

Bringing Out the Feminine Side - It's Not Just About a Women's Wardrobe!

Nicci Roscoe | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicci Roscoe

Wearing a fabulous dress, having a stunning hair-do and make-up to show off our womanly attributes is part of our creative feminine energy. I wouldn't have it any other way!

How About a Staycation This Summer?

Louise Presley-Turner | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Presley-Turner

No need to wait till your summer hols to indulge in a good read. On your staycation, you have the luxury of time to sit back, relax, and immerse yourself in a fab book. Whether that's a good old trashy novel, educational text or a self-help title, your staycation is your chance to lose yourself in a good book.

How to Find Your Passions

Imogen Massey | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Massey

Do you ever find yourself struggling to determine what your passions are? Do you ever wonder if you actually have any passions at all? I know how you feel! A year and a half ago my response to the question 'what are your passions?' was a shoulder shrug and a moment of intense panic.

Feeling a Little Below Par Today?

Louise Presley-Turner | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Presley-Turner

Stress, worry and anxiety come at us from all different directions; it's how we deal with them that's the key. When we can learn to take control of our stress levels we'll feel stronger, happier, more confident and calmer.

Jealousy - How It Can Ruin Your Life and Your Business

Nicci Roscoe | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicci Roscoe

Take care of you, believe in your positive attributes and don't let the negativity of others make you feel insecure.

Why I Read My Horoscope

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rhiannon Davies

My name is Rhiannon and I read my horoscope. Unlike an AA meeting, I'm not here to stop; I'm here to tell you why you should too. Before you roll your eyes and condemn me a time-wasting day-dreamer, allow me to present three facts about myself...

The Elephant in the Middle of the Room

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

I was recently speaking with a client who had a huge elephant in the middle of her marriage. They had financial problems and it gotten to the place where all they felt was anger and blame and guilt.

Interview with 'Sally the Life Coach' Star Natalie Gumede

Daniel Johnson | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Johnson

But 'Strictly' finished more than two months ago, which in tabloid terms, is a life-time. Which means that the press release we sent out for our comedy web-series 'Sally the Life Coach' was largely ignored. This therefore means, when it comes to doing press for our show, I need to, uh, do it all myself. So here goes...

Do You Constantly Feel Guilty?

Louise Presley-Turner | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Presley-Turner

It sounds obvious, but maybe you were a child who picked at scabs. You know you shouldn't spend time with those individuals who deplete your energy and leave you feeling guilt ridden - so stop doing it! Chose your friendships wisely and mix with those of a sunny disposition.

Are You Addicted to 'Virtual' Approval?

Kirsty Hanly | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Hanly

In this age of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc. we are increasingly living our lives through the eyes (and comments) of other people. Have you ever stopped to think about how and what this means to you on a personal, emotional level? If someone 'Likes' your post does that give you a boost? Is your sense of self dependent on how many virtual 'friends' or re-tweets you have?

Say No to Being Anyone But Yourself in 2014

Adele Barlow | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

Ask 5 people to tell you the 10 things they think you're really great at. Paint it loud and proud and don't brush it off. In there lies to the clue to what you'd be good at, and again, you might not be doing it in your day job.

Fine Tune Your Assertiveness Skills

Annie Ashdown | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

I was so afraid of conflict and when I did try to be assertive, I came across as being aggressive. However that's a long time ago before I mastered my communication skills and fine tuned my assertiveness skills.

Is Life Coaching for You?

Sophia Davis | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Davis

Do you have a goal or a dream for your life? Do you feel like you can do better and be more efficient at overcoming obstacles and discovering opportunities?

Do You Know When You Are in Need of a Coach?

Maggie Currie | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

I have been on both sides of that argument, and I know exactly what I am talking about. I have been there, I have resisted being coached. I have been coaching for many years and successfully changed the lives of lots of people, both male and female, young and old. But, and this is a big BUT, I resisted being coached myself because my ego kept telling me that I was okay, I was 'fine'.

Life Has Lessons for Us Every Day

Maggie Currie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

I have learned a tremendous amount since training to be a coach and being a coach. I have learned a lot about me in the process. I learned so much about myself that I didn't know, or if I did know I was not aware of it. A lot had been stuffed down inside somewhere, and I have managed to excavate and find it.

Discover The 50 Top Secrets of High Achievers

Annie Ashdown | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK
Annie Ashdown

Have you ever wondered what separates the high achievers from the mediocre? Let me tell you they are regular people who have flaws and shortcomings a...

Five Reasons You Are Still Single

Annie Ashdown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

You never step back and take a look inside yourself and ponder your shortcomings, instead you minimise, alter or deny them. You are not vigorously honest with yourself. You never pause and observe your behaviour without judgement. You are too busy taking everyone else's inventory, yet not willing to take your own.