November 16, 2018

I’m walking along the shores of the River Forth with Lucy (our labradoodle) trotting happily by my side. It’s a beautiful autumn day, with a blue hazy sky, fluffy white clouds, and clear views of the bridges and the Ochil Hills in the distance.

I take a deep breath and...

October 13, 2018

A few people have asked me whether I ​use the techniques I share with clients​ to support myself​.

The simple answer is yes - often. It's natural to need a bit of support sometimes, through good times and challenges. I continue to be moved deeply by the stories of the...

September 8, 2018

8 important things to think about when considering investing in your development. It's about so much more than the money.

March 30, 2018

Have you ever found yourself caught up in anxious thoughts, getting distracted by 'what ifs' and your inner voice chipping away at your confidence? Are you worried about exams (or anything else) and know you need to find your focus again, to be able to achieve the outc...

February 8, 2018

How metaphors can help us to heal   

Have you ever had one of those moments when something so horrible happens, time seems to stop and you are frozen with it?

This happened to me a few weeks ago when my husband fell and couldn’t get back up again. Falling down and g...

April 19, 2017

I woke feeling grumpy, had a rubbish sleep, probably a bit hormonal. (I was, as it turned out, but there was more to it than that.)

Today is the day I have promised myself I'll finish painting my new office at home. It's a great incentive as I'm so looking forward to...

March 8, 2017

If you'd asked me a couple of years ago what I'd be doing now, I wouldn't have believed it. I've always had a fairly cautious approach to my career, which has been shaped a lot by being the main earner for the past 20 years, since my husband Alan was medically retired...

November 17, 2016

When we lose someone close, it hurts like hell. Watching them deteriorate and suffer is even worse. In recent weeks my heart has gone out to my extended family as my lovely father-in-law Davy passed away. He was 87, and it still felt too soon.

Something has stayed with...

July 26, 2016

 "Falling down is part of life. Getting back up is living." Unknown  

You may recognise this quote if you've been at one of my Resilience workshops, or from my blog last year about my husband’s MS and how it has impacted our lives. I wrote it straight from the hea...

July 22, 2016

Lessons from a lifetime of resilience, tenacity and spirit

All my senses have come alive as I walk into this magical place. I’m standing at the top of a very steep, winding path down to a dramatic outdoor theatre carved out of the rock, barely clinging on to the edge of...

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