Using Reiki Energy For Life Balance
You, and everything around you, is made up of energy. When your energy (“Ki”) is low, you are more likely to be unwell, stressed or have major health problems. So, by moving more life-force energy through your body you activate your body’s own natural healing abilities and restore balance to your chakra system. How can […]
Mumlife: Spanx, Selfcare & Saggy Boobs
This week I’m having so many reminders of the changes we go through when we become a mum. I’ve got a work function on Friday, out of town at a posh hotel and restaurant, so I’ve needed to get ‘sorted’. I’ve tried for weeks to get a new dress and nothing is ‘me’ or looks […]
Why 40 Days is the Magic Number
I’ve heard the philosophy believing it takes 20 days to break old habits and 20 days to form new ones and knew that there was spiritual relevance to the number 40. But I wanted to know if it was just a mystical number or whether there was any proof that 40 is associated with transformation. As […]
Reiki and the Art of Healing
You, the universe and everything else is made up of energy. Reiki is a Japanese name meaning Rei (Universal) Ki (Life Force Energy) and is a complementary healing technique that channels life-force energy through touch, activating natural healing abilities and restoring balance to the chakra system. The Reiki philosophy is that when life-force energy is low, […]
Mardi Gras Enlightened Me
If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know I went to Sydney’s famous Mardi Gras last weekend on a rare child-free night out. It was my debut of what has been dubbed “Gay Christmas Day”. I didn’t do fancy dress but I did wear sequins as a nod to the colourful flamboyance of the evening, […]
Being a Mindful Mummy
Motherhood has a way of stripping us bare and forcing us to re-assess what is important, our priorities and our purpose. As mothers we are never the same, our life doesn’t just carry on as it was after 2 weeks paternity leave with only the evenings and weekends that have changed. As mothers we are […]
10 Tips – How to be a Success in Your New Job
Starting a new job is scary and exciting all rolled into one! Just like your first day in school, but this time you’re in heels and there’s big expectations on you. So, here’s my top tips on making those first few weeks a seamless transition. The first 3 months of any new job is a stressful […]
7 Tips to Avoid Feeling Lost in Motherhood
The biggest surprise when I became a new mum was not the immediate change to my life, it was the almost instant loss of the person I was. I was changed. Not just physically scarred or emotionally worn out. I had become a mum, birthed a child into the world who was completely dependent on […]
Ten Questions for Identifying Your Dream Career
We are often stuck in jobs we hate for a paycheck, we fear changing careers and starting again after so many years building a career in one industry to up and leave it for another. When you’re unhappy in your job and unfulfilled in your career it is often mind-boggling knowing what to do next. […]
This motherhood lark is hard!
Time has literally disappeared. 1 day turns into a week, a week into a month and eventually half a year has gone in a flash. After managing to squeeze 9 months off for maternity, I have got my head around working again – just hoping baby brain won’t get the better of me and I can […]
Can Recruiters Be Trusted?
I get asked this question a lot by my clients and there seems to be a really negative perception about recruiters: aggressive, untrustworthy, and only interested in placement fees. As an ex-recruiter, I can assure you this is generally not the case, but let’s look at some facts and address the key question most candidates […]
I’m Being Published!
I was sitting alone in Green Park, on a red and white stripy deckchair overlooking the London skyline, surrounded by city workers enjoying lunch and an escape from their cubicle. It was a lovely sunny day and I should have been ecstatic; I had found an investor for my online business, it was a dream […]
What I’ve Learnt Leaving the Corporate World for Motherhood
I’m learning a lot as a first time mum. And I don’t just mean about changing nappies, understanding different cries or the words for 10 different lullabies to soothe a screaming baby. I mean about myself: my beliefs and values. Today I was helped by a lovely older lady, I don’t know her name because […]
Cover Letter Etiquette – Does ‘Dear Sirs’ cut it?
How important is getting the name of the hiring manager for your cover letter? As a Career Coach I get asked this all the time! If you are going to send a cover letter, and you should do with every application, then my advice is: you must (try to) find out the name. In a […]
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