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Happy New… February!

Happy New… February! It is February the 1st. Christmas seems such a long way away – and New Year’s Eve and Those Resolutions is for most of us a bit of a vague memory. Or is it? If you have done the following things, you might be one of the few who are feeling rather …

Knowing where you are going with Coaching

  Coaching and goal-setting goes hand-in-hand. It is what makes the difference between an aimless wander around various topics of mutual interest to coach and client, versus an intentional journey aimed at reaching a specific pre-agreed goal. Goals can look very differently: defined by the needs of the individual, the company or changing circumstances.   …

Can you learn resilience?

  When I use the term “resilience” I like to refer to the ability people have of restoring shape and even become better after they received a knock from life. Like a little rubber squash ball that flattens out against the wall if it has been hit hard, it regains shape and bounces back, ready …

Take the plunge…

For years as a psychologist I preached about the healthy body healthy mind connection, about balancing our work-life and living our values.  Combining the formal mental health sector as well as being a business owner, I try to take my own medicine – or chlorine water, in my case. I love open water swimming, the …

Coach, mentor or psychologist?

What is the difference, I am often asked, between a coach, mentor and psychologist? Although I can give long-winded theory laden answers, I have recently come across a definition which brought me to conclude the following: Mentors knows the answers to your questions Coaches knows the questions to your answers Psychologists know the questions to …