What did you want to be when you grew up? ~ Carly’s story

  When I first got in touch with Jules I was in a good job with a good salary. I wasn’t bored, but I didn’t love it either. I felt I needed something more but I didn’t know what. I found myself feeling regularly anxious at work and unconfident regarding my skills. I was losing…

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Confidence Killers #8: Self-criticism (video)

  In this video series on Confidence Killers, I describe the many ways in which we cripple our self-confidence. Self-criticism is one of the most negative things we can do. In fact, when we consistently put down or berate ourselves for making poor choices and decisions, it is really a form of self-abuse. One of…

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Stories to inspire: Does the jacket fit? (video)

  I was recently working with a client on the topic of beliefs. We were discussing how we can get stuck with outdated or unhelpful beliefs that may not have been ours to begin with! She shared that she had recently been through a ‘personal shopping’ experience. The story so closely fitted with the subject…

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Confidence Killers #7: Selfies (video)

  Are you one of the people who regularly posts selfies on social media? Do you find yourself adjusting the angle or adding filters to make sure you look as good as possible? What if I told you that instead of making you feel good, selfies can actually undermine your confidence? Why? Because at the…

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Stories to inspire: Things aren’t always as they seem (video)

What if things in your life weren’t always exactly how they seemed? What if there was an alternative perception waiting to be discovered? What if things that seemed scary, really weren’t at all? In this video, I share the story of a trip to France and when an experience showed me how what we see…

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Confidence Killers #6: Control (video)

Today we return to the confidence killers video series, and it is a biggie… Control! Do you ever find yourself trying to make a conversation go your way or forcing life events to line up so your day works out the way you want? Guiding and forcing things may not seem like a problem but…

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Stories to inspire: Momentarily immobilised (video)

In my newest video series, I share stories to inspire your confidence. How do you react when you find yourself stuck in life? Do you freeze or try and plough forward? In this video, I tell the story of caving in France and what happened when we got stuck. Maybe being stuck isn’t permanent. Perhaps…

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Recommended for confidence ~ relax, pause and breathe (video)

As a confidence coach, I hear people describing what they want – from emotional resilience to setting boundaries. All of this takes time and effort to learn. But what if there was something you could do quickly and easily. It didn’t require any special skills or equipment. It is something you already do but perhaps…

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Interview: Confidence Crises & Knocks (video)

What’s the difference between a confidence crisis and a confidence knock? And how do you deal with each? In this fifth and final part of my interview with Tiffany, I discuss how to recover from a confidence crisis that leads to self doubt and questioning. I also share how reviewing our beliefs and choosing the…

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Confidence Killers #5 ~ Language (video)

In this video series, I am describing some of the ways our confidence can be affected by confidence killers. Today’s topic is language. How we use our language has a dramatic impact on others (in the way we speak to people) and ourselves (the inner talk that goes on in our brains) Neuro-science, Positive Psychology…

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