July 20, 2019

High-Quality Yes. High-Quality No.

A very wise boss of mine once said back in the day in the midst of my mad corporate lifestyle in London: “If you say yes to everything Louise, what is your yes worth?” It’s a very good question. I am still a recovering People Pleaser. Hell, we all want to be liked, right? It Read More

Worry Ye Not

Our worries often seem so real, it’s as if they have happened already. The client is going to cancel. The kid is going to hurt himself on that swing. The car’s going to break down. You’ll never get a park. The money will run out. The boss is going to shout. The anxiety we feel Read More

The F Word

No, not that one. The other one. The one that upsets us a whole lot more. The one that really brings us to our knees. Uhuh. You’ve got it – failure. Nothing strikes fear into our hearts quite like it. No-one likes to fail, and most of us will go to extraordinary lengths to avoid Read More

Week #3: Why your Diet is like your Money Habits – and how to overcome self-sabotage

Have you ever been on a bootcamp or been to a personal trainer in a quest to lose weight, signed up and been told to do a Food Diary? To write down a brutally honest account of every single item you put in your mouth over a two-week period (sometimes longer). Yes, the super healthy Read More

Week #2: Looking Money In The Eye. Getting honest about your REAL money habits.

One of the core principles we teach in my online group coaching programme ~Wellbeing Warriors~ (click here to join the membership waitlist) is that what we deny we cannot transform. The first step to changing any situation for the better is always increasing awareness.Awareness of what we don’t want. Increased awareness of what we do. Read More

“All About The Money, Honey!” Money Series – Week 1

Week #1: How to feel more relaxed about your money situation. Undoubtedly, one of the biggest stressors that can keep us from a enjoying a happy life is mmmmmoney. And money – as well as being about cold hard cash – is actually just as much about emotion and energy as the bank balance. We Read More

Yesitus

Have you got a recurring bout of Yesitus? It’s very common. You should definitely check. Symptoms include saying “sure I can do that for you!” when you want to do it like you want a hole in the head. Can result in a persistent case of burning resentment, with a nasty sensation of burnout and Read More

Storyteller

We humans are natural storytellers. We understand how we fit in the world through the power of story. The stories we tell each other define how and where we sit in the world. The stories we tell ourselves define our sense of self and how we approach life in general. We can take our life Read More

How to dial down the Christmas stress

A quick google on a “stress free Christmas” will get you a fantastic list of sites stating the obvious. Startlingly informative gems such as: “Set a budget and stick to it” “Shop off peak” “Make a list of all the gifts and food you wish to buy and shop early.” “Bring a plate” And my Read More

What To Do When It’s Hard To be The Bigger Person

Forgiveness is one of those ideals that I think many of us aspire to. We want to be the person who is “big enough” to let it go. To forgive. To move on. And with the little stuff that life throws at us, we can generally do that. Be the Bigger Person. Suck it up. Read More