Practise what you preach, girl! That’s what I’ve been reminding myself this evening. I was taking part in an important, 15 person conference call from home (UK) with people in The States. The schedule meant the call would clash with what we lovingly call “The Witching Hour”- the hour before the kids’ bedtime. But I […]
I was reminded last night of a quote I love: “No matter how dark things are, you can always turn the light on.” Sounds simple enough. But how do we do it?
What are you thinking? Just stop for a moment to find out. A few seconds of quiet is all it takes to work out what’s going on in your head. If you could put those thoughts into words, what would they say? Are they positive, encouraging and happy or (much more likely, alas!) a critical […]
How much of our time do we spend feeling annoyed by something someone else has said or done? Maybe it was a passing comment or a snide remark? Or maybe they did something really unacceptable and we just keep going over and over the event in our head. Without realising, whatever they said or did […]
Isn’t it weird how it can be so hard to start writing on a blank page (or computer screen!), yet once the first few words are down, it seems to flow much more easily. It’s as though the blankness makes the task seem somehow more enormous, more overwhelming than it might otherwise be. And those […]