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Don’t Just Do Something. Sit There!

If you read, then re-read this blog title, wondering whether you had read it correctly, you’re not alone. Don’t just do something, sit there is of course a twist on the familiar, parental-sounding-command: ‘don’t just sit there, do something!’ which, adults have used for years to motivate children and teenagers into action. It’s a familiar… Continue reading Don’t Just Do Something. Sit There!

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This Time Next Year Rodney…

For those of us who know and remember Del Boy, the lovable rogue character played by the brilliant David Jason in the outstanding British sitcom, Only Fools and Horses, the ‘this time next year Rodney’ phrase always ended with, ‘we’ll be millionaires!’ The ever-deluded, next-big-deal chaser, Del Boy (Derek Edward Trotter) and his cheeky, cockney… Continue reading This Time Next Year Rodney…

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How to Recognise Wellbeing in your World

What does it mean to be living well? Many of us have asked this question much more of ourselves since the start of the 2020 pandemic. Yet, it’s still something that eludes so many. Why is this? I believe it’s because we have so many outer influences and imposed measures of what wellbeing could and… Continue reading How to Recognise Wellbeing in your World

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Your Nature in Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16 May 2021

It’s fantastic that Mental Health Awareness Week this year is focusing the power of nature to improve our mental health. Being outdoors and just watching or listening to the birds, taking close-up photos of flowers or seeing the sun rise or set can be mesmerising for me, no matter how many times I’ve seen it… Continue reading Your Nature in Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16 May 2021

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The Mental Health Re-Brand Challenge. Is it Time for Being Human?

For a while now, I’ve felt this niggling irritation about a widespread use of the term ‘mental health’. It feels like a badly written outer-label, inaccurately describing what’s going on on the inside. I know, I could get over myself, but I’ve decided to share my thoughts here instead. Firstly, the term ‘mental health’ completely… Continue reading The Mental Health Re-Brand Challenge. Is it Time for Being Human?

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Finding Inspiration When You Can’t See the Road Ahead

“Sometimes you can't see the road ahead but as you keep going, it gets clearer. Stay the course as the fog of life dissipates.” ― Sanjo Jendayi For many coaches, January is a busy time. It’s when all of us in a variety of ways, take time to reflect on our year that’s passed and… Continue reading Finding Inspiration When You Can’t See the Road Ahead