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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Confidence Killers ~ #2 Perfection (video)

Here’s the next video in the Confidence Killers series. Today I am talking about the need we have to get it right, to be right or to be perceived as right. Yep, you’ve guessed it. Today’s confidence killer is perfection. What makes it amusing is that I right before I shot this video, I had…

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How to shine with confidence (video)

What if I told you that you always have confidence? Perhaps you would dismiss or even laugh at the thought. In fact, it’s true! Your confidence is like the sun and rather than it disappearing, it is much more about the clouds that are obscuring it from your view. In this short video, I want to…

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Confidence Killers ~ #1 Comparison (video)

My newest video is the first in a series that I am affectionately calling, confidence killers! These are the ways in which we create blocks and obstacles that damage our self-worth. In this first one, I discuss comparison. Unconscious comparison fosters our self judgment and sense of inadequacy. And often, we aren’t even comparing ourselves to a…

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Women with a message – my interview with Kat Byles, PR with Heart (video)

In this interview with Kat Byles from PR with Heart, we discuss why sharing the truth about confidence is so important to me. I dispel some of the confidence myths and the damage they can cause, explain what true confidence is, the impact that has on our lives, and what to do if you have a ‘wobble’. Some…

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Just Be You

As the words came out of the speaker’s mouth the atmosphere in the room shifted. It was as if she had used the ‘F’ word or blasphemed from the pulpit. I heard audible gasps and groans. People were turning to each other and muttering. The speaker was obviously used to her words having this sort…

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Effort Counts (video)

As a coach, one of the biggest barriers to change I hear clients saying is that it’s not easy. And you know what, they are absolutely right. Change isn’t easy but that doesn’t mean it isn’t possible. Creating any kind of life change takes effort. But if you are willing to commit time and time…

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