I don’t know about you, but it feels like there’s a lot of pressure on Christmas this year. I’ve seen Christmas decorations up since the day after Halloween! The promise of 5 days with 3 families has got us all excited about finally holding our loved ones close, after almost 12 months of isolation. After…Read More
It’s not every day you get to meet a comedy legend. At MAD World summit this October, we were lucky enough to have a chat with actress, comedian, interviewer, author and now strident mental health campaigner Ruby Wax. It’s no secret that Ruby has suffered with depression for most of her life. Her quest to…Read More
Have you seen the film Inside Out? It’s the story of 11-year old Riley and her emotions – Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger and Disgust. When Riley moves with her family from Minnesota to San Francisco, her emotions are thrown into chaos. She struggles settling into her new home away from her friends and her hockey league…Read More
In other words, it’s time to get wise to all that chat going on inside our heads, because what we think about can manifest as reality. You’d be amazed how often people talk to me about their fear of presentations. They just hate them because they believe they’re not very good at them. The closer…Read More
When my daughter Martha was little, like most pre-school kids, she was terrible at sharing. The tantrums at play dates were becoming a problem and I knew it was serious when we weren’t getting invited out as much as we used to. I needed my Mum mates. So for my sanity at least, things had…Read More
Do you ever find yourself saying things like ‘I have no confidence when it comes to public speaking,’ or ‘I’m really terrible at Maths,’ or even the dreaded ‘I’m not good enough.’ If you’re running negative internal dialogue, you’ll become your own self-fulfilling prophecy. Telling yourself day after day that you have no confidence, guarantees…Read More
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.