Below are some ideas and musings on the coaching process, change, writing, and wellbeing. Please get in touch if you like what you see and require coaching support and services.

  • Stress

Coaching Tips for Stress and Overwhelm

Over the recent Easter weekend, I took the opportunity to fly interstate to see my family. As you no doubt saw and heard, the airports, and travel to and from them, were chaotic. People everywhere in crowded terminals, long  queues for baggage check-in, delayed flights, stressed airline and security personnel. Australians on the move and keen to escape after months of being constrained and unable to travel and enjoy themselves. While people were polite and patient, at 6am at [...]

  • Re-entry

Re-entry Post Lockdown

Lockdown restrictions are easing in Sydney and Melbourne! For some of us living in these cities, we are poking our heads out of our front doors and stepping back into the wider world for the first time in over [...]

  • birdsong

Birdsong & Contemplation

One of the most enjoyable things about the last 18 months has been the birdsong in my neighbourhood. The early bird calls to welcome the day as the sun rises over the park and the empty streets and laneways. [...]

  • Safe

Changing Times & Staying Safe

There are a number of words that sum up the human experience over 2020 and 2021.  The one that stands out for me, particularly at present, is safe.  More than ever we are called upon to keep ourselves, our families [...]

  • Shining

Shining Bright!

When I think of constellations, I always thinks of the children’s nursery rhyme ‘Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I [...]

  • Zoom

Experiencing Zoom Fatigue & Moving Forward

In my last article I wrote about how the global COVID pandemic has seen change become the order of the day, along with the realisation that we now have the opportunity to do things differently. Nowhere is this more evident than in how we conduct our working lives, for example, using video conferencing technology like Zoom on a daily basis. Many of us are working from home, or a mixture of home and office, or indeed not working at all due [...]

Creativity Rules!

As we move into a new age, a new way of thinking, creativity and innovation have become the ‘buzz’ words of the decade.  We are moving from an economy and a society built on the logical, linear, computer-like capabilities of the Information Age to an economy and a society built on the inventive, empathic, big-picture capabilities of what’s rising in its place, the Conceptual Age.1 Creativity means many things to different people and in different contexts.  It involves bringing [...]

How to Choose a Coach

Coaching involves working closely in a partnership based on trust, respect, support and encouragement. It involves you communicating your vision and dreams with your coach, and sharing what is important so that you can move freely towards your goals and potential. It is important that you have the right coach to work with. Consider the following when looking for a coach: Be clear about what you want and why you feel coaching, and not a consultant or counselor, is [...]