In almost all of our long-term relationships (whether with partners, friends, family members or colleagues), our feelings can sometimes wax and wane. Even when we are deeply connected to another person, we can lose touch momentarily and when we’re not paying attention, greater divides can…

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Posted in: Wellbeing

Almost all of us get caught in the habit of overthinking at times. We replay our past mistakes and worry about the future in an effort to make sense of the world or to mitigate risk in some way. While analytical thinking and problem-solving can…

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Posted in: Life

Many life coaching clients come to me because they’re wanting to overcome imposter syndrome. The first step is learning to identify your imposter type and once you’ve done that, learning to change the way you interact with yourself. If you’ve ever minimised your accomplishments and…

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Posted in: Self-belief

There’s a Positive Psychology exercise I’ve written about on other occasions that’s called best possible self. It’s where you describe the person you would love to be and the life you’d ideally be living. While it’s hugely helpful to think about how you’d like to be in…

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Posted in: Mindfulness

Life coaching clients often ask me how to make a vision board. A few years ago I shared the story about how we found the dream home that had been on my own vision board for many years. Today, I’m sharing a more detailed version…

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Posted in: Life

As a career and life coach, I’ve noticed how people’s priorities have changed over the course of this year. As well as a shift in relationships, interests and lifestyle, what I’m seeing is that many of you are now seeing you can change how you…

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Posted in: Career

I met Nicola Newman seven years ago on a wintery afternoon in a cafe on Gertrude Street, Fitzroy. At the time, she was living on the Sunshine Coast and hosting an online program teaching people how to grow their own organic vegetable gardens. We found…

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Posted in: Changemakers

If there’s one thing I’ve become most aware of over the past few months, it’s that many of us are reflecting and asking ourselves, “What is it that really matters in my life? And how can I be more true to myself?” For many, now…

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Posted in: Life