Julie Ta from Akin Studio is a creative and strategic marketer who helps her clients gain a deep understanding of their business and how to bring their brand to life. As well as her marketing expertise, Julie is a creative stylist who shares her love…

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Posted in: Changemakers

In my business coaching sessions, I work with many women who have an idea for a new business or side-project. Some clients come with a clear understanding of the business they’ll start but many others are unsure. Given any new business requires a lot of…

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Posted in: Business

I’m often asked by coaching clients how they can improve self-worth. Having a healthy degree of self-worth is maybe best described as feeling good enough or as worthy of love and belonging as anyone else. When your self-worth is high, you feel an inherent sense…

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Posted in: Self-belief

As a life coach, one of the key areas I work on with clients is adopting a growth mindset. Our thinking styles, which most psychologists agree are laid down early in life, largely determine the way we approach a new challenge or any kind of…

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Posted in: Self-belief

With my career and life coaching clients, a large part of my work is around helping clients to develop confidence. We often think of confident people as those who are comfortable in all kinds of social settings or the quick thinkers who effortlessly speak up…

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Posted in: Self-belief

You’ve probably heard me say many times that our brains have a strong negative bias. We remember painful events from childhood and easily recall moments in our lives when we were criticised, made a mistake or embarrassed ourselves. Even clients approaching middle age tell me…

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Posted in: Mindfulness

As a career coach, I spend a lot of time with clients helping them to work out their career direction. Some are people in senior leadership roles who feel that their lives are lacking purpose, many want to open creative businesses and others are professionals…

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Posted in: Career

Life coaching clients often come to me to talk about how to create happy relationships. In almost all of our long-term relationships (whether with partners, friends, family members or colleagues), our feelings can wax and wane. Even when we are deeply connected to another person,…

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Posted in: Relationships