Stop Competing

My friends and family, colleagues and network all come in different shapes and sizes. They all have different professions, hobbies and interests. They all dress differently, look different and have their own values and opinions. Isn’t diversity great? So why do we spend so much time comparing ourselves to others? Why do we have to …

Heal Yourself from the Inside Out

Over the last few years, the number of people promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle has risen massively. People are getting fitter, healthier and stronger. If you watch a movie from the 80’s or 90’s the actors are just that, actors and they’re play fighting. Watch a movie now and you know that the actors …

Let Go of What You Can’t Control

If you’re running late, being stressed and driving too fast isn’t going to help. If you forgot someone’s birthday, message them with a belated message, they’ll be glad to hear from you. If you screw up at work, rectify the situation, say sorry and move on. Stop beating yourself up all the time. You’re not …

You’re a Big Faker

I’ve got a real bugbear with anything fake. I don’t read tabloids or trashy magazines and I take most of what I see on social media with a pinch of salt. I’m a Marketing Director so I guess that helps. I’ve worked in agencies and with PR lovies. I’ve art directed and seen behind the …

Believe in Yourself

Throughout my life I’ve apologised to various people for just being me. Why did I feel the need to? Probably an insecurity that I’m not good enough, pretty enough, clever enough. In fact the person that I was apologising to was not good enough for me. People that make you feel inadequate are really not …