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Don’t forget to have fun

Don’t forget to have fun

During the Easter break don’t forget to have fun! Work – Rest – Play! Having play and fun is not only for children! It is a valuable source of relaxation, it’s a way to support you in so many ways from releasing endorphins, improving brain functionality, memory,...

Balance is the key!

Balance is the key!

Balance In the last year our working landscape has changed; a click of a button on our computers/phones enables us to attend everything, allowing us to be transported to locations both global or local, our new mode of time travel!  My long commutes had disappeared,...

The world may be round – my world is certainly a lot flatter!

The world may be round – my world is certainly a lot flatter!

‘Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world’ (Marilyn Monroe). I am a proud lover of shoes and this quote sits on my desk! It makes me smile, and yet the statement is to remind ourselves that ‘shoes’ alone do not help us move forward to make the...

Marmalade makes you mindful!

Marmalade makes you mindful!

Fifty new things in a year! This year I decided that I would do 50 new things in the next 12 months, something to stretch me, test my capabilities and learn or improve new skills!Since January, I have completed a knitted blanket a project well overdue for completion)...

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

“What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one, she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.” –Rupi Kaur  Five years as a franchisee This month I celebrate 5 years as a franchisee for...

Time to re-think the title!

Time to re-think the title!

Last weekend two articles in the Sunday supplements caught my attention: ‘The Housewife who Started a Revolution’ – Sunday Times Magazine 21st February 2021 ‘Kate - we have to move forward’ The Observer Magazine 21st February 2021 Time to re-think the title! The...

You can’t see the wood from the trees!

You can’t see the wood from the trees!

Stop! To keep moving! How often have you felt frustrated when things are not going smoothly, and your outcomes are quite in reach? ‘You can’t see the wood from the trees!’ Time seems to go even faster and deadlines even closer and completion seems even more upstream!...

The New Rules of Time and Space

The New Rules of Time and Space

Lockdown has brought on a ‘Groundhog Day’ feel for many people, during which each day blends seamlessly into the last.  Time slips away almost unnoticed; in what feels like the blink of an eye, three weeks have turned into six. Conditions like these can wreak havoc on...

It’s lonely being a leader, but it doesn’t have to be

It’s lonely being a leader, but it doesn’t have to be

I read this article in the Sunday Times Magazine, appropriately published in time for Loneliness Awareness Week, which ran from 23rd June, 2020.  Since ‘Lockdown’ due to the Coronavirus crisis, we are now becoming increasingly aware of how loneliness can be...

Seeing something differently

Seeing something differently

How often do you find yourself looking for an item that you urgently require, but cannot find? Then, when you are not looking, there it is! Often we find ourselves in a mental block, unable to find a solution until that is, the solution is no longer relevant! This...