What a Year of Coaching Has Taught Me About Myself and Others

My client was quiet. She paused with a slight smile on her lips before speaking. Her eyes sparkled with the last rays of sunlight filtering in through the small window in her room.  “You mean, it’s as simple as that?” “Yeah.” I nodded. “It is.” My client laughed. She went on to explain how sheContinue reading “What a Year of Coaching Has Taught Me About Myself and Others”

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

When you’re short on time, home-made pesto is such a great way to have healthy, vibrant tasting meals with little fuss. Very tasty and vegan! Serve with pasta, boiled potatoes, cous cous, grilled veggies and wraps or whatever else you fancy! -Put all of your ingredients into a food processor and mix on medium toContinue reading “Roasted Red Pepper Pesto”

Cultivate Hope and Create Your Future

I listen with curiosity as Chan Hellman, PhD, delivers his TEDx Talk.   He explains how interviewing a young man who was recently diagnosed with an incurable disease, changed his life and career forever. This young man not only had the burden of a life-long illness on his shoulders, but he had spent the last fewContinue reading “Cultivate Hope and Create Your Future”

Mexican-Inspired Veggie Shepherd’s Pie

Being brought up in Texas means that I’m forever trying to turn everything into Mexican food. I miss that Tex-Mex! To compensate, I cook with cumin and coriander all the time (cilantro). This dish is inspired by my upbringing; my twist on an old English classic. Shepherd’s pie but with Mexican flavours. It’s delicious. It’sContinue reading “Mexican-Inspired Veggie Shepherd’s Pie”

Own Your Anger: 4 Tips to Release Anger and Move on With Your Life

I stare at the text from my colleague. I’ve read it in between getting ready for work and trying to respond to a question from one of my clients. My mind is in a few places at once. I try to stop and focus.   My colleague has sent me some ideas about something at workContinue reading “Own Your Anger: 4 Tips to Release Anger and Move on With Your Life”

Our Worth Within: A Stranger’s Tale

I set the alarm at work and lock up. The parking lot is empty. I juggle my keys, phone and bag as I begin the walk home. I already feel the frustration of hunger in my belly. I haven’t crossed the parking lot before I’m greeted by a small black and white dog coming towardsContinue reading “Our Worth Within: A Stranger’s Tale”

The Power of Our Emotional Identity: Who Are You?

From a very young age, I created an identity for myself. I was pleasant to be around. I was helpful, friendly, cheerful and empathetic.  I tiptoed through life on the feelings of others. I felt their need for stillness, and I was quiet. I felt their need for energy, and I was full of life.Continue reading “The Power of Our Emotional Identity: Who Are You?”

Artichoke & Mint Pesto

Vegan and delicious. This pesto is super quick and easy to make and is great mixed with pasta, courgetti or served on the side of grilled vegetables. 5 min Makes one small jar Ingredients: 70g artichoke (from a jar of antipasti) 20g oil (from a jar of antipasti) 2 large handfuls of fresh mint leavesContinue reading “Artichoke & Mint Pesto”

UPW: The True Immersion of a Tony Robbins Event

I’d heard that going to a Tony Robbins event could be emotionally and physically demanding. I’d heard that it could leave you with flu-like symptoms and that after just one event people change career, get in shape, build companies, re-connect with loved ones, write screenplays and find freedom from whatever it is that’s holding themContinue reading “UPW: The True Immersion of a Tony Robbins Event”

Jackfruit & Black Eyed Bean Stew

A slow cooker is fantastic for easy healthy eating. What’s not to love about that? 10 min prep time 4 hour cook time 4 hours & 10 min Total Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 350g dried black-eyed beans, soaked in water for 12 hours and then drained 1 can jackfruit, drained 3-4 potatoes, chopped 400g passata 100gContinue reading “Jackfruit & Black Eyed Bean Stew”