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The stained-glass window of your mind

The stained-glass window of your mind

My local running spot is the canal that runs from Berkhamsted to Tring. It’s always a slightly different scene as the canal boats change up every few weeks (insight into how often/little I run!). And this week one little boat caught my eye because it had a lovely...

Stop faking it, start feeling it!

Stop faking it, start feeling it!

I am of course talking about confidence here – what else?! When it comes to confidence, there are many books, articles and speakers that will tell you to “fake it till you make it”. And I totally see where they’re coming from, because confidence is something that...

My OCD became my superpower

My OCD became my superpower

Between the ages of 5 and 10, I had two phases of being controlled by OCD. The one I remember the most seemed to be triggered by the misinterpretation I made about what my Sunday School teacher had told me. I am sure these weren’t her words, but what I took as the...

The art of switching hats

The art of switching hats

How many hats do you wear in a week? Not the cap or fedora kind, but the invisible ones that represent you stepping into a different role. I have different metaphorical hats for my work as a therapist, coach, marketeer, entrepreneur, wife, friend, daughter, sibling…...

My January, not Dry January!

My January, not Dry January!

If you’re anything like me, you’ll have a few less pounds in the bank and a few more on your belly than you did at the start of December. You’ll be craving your chocolate fix by 10am but cannot bear to see a mince pie again for at least another 10 months. You’ll wish...