Posts Tagged ‘give yourself permission’

Girls Can(t) Play Pool.

Girls Can(t) Play Pool.

At TEDx Edinburgh last year I was sat next to one of the people involved in the creation of the event when we all went out to dinner – an amazing young woman called Lisa Cusson. I was so inspired by our conversation that I asked her if she […]

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Are you living in the no-choice universe?

Are you living in the no-choice universe?

Do you ever really long for something, and then when you get it you’re not so sure that you want it anymore? This happened to me recently.  Something I’ve been asking to show up in my life for a while did. To begin with I was really […]

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What do fast cars and your life have in common?

The only limitations that exist are the ones we create for ourselves… Why is it that some of the stuff you want other people seem to get easily, but you don’t? What if I said you can’t create beyond your limitations? Let me explain. Believe that people are […]

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What’s the boldest thing that you could do today?

How often do you not say something because you are worried about what others will think about you? Or you don’t do something for fear of getting it wrong, getting in trouble, looking stupid, or whatever it is for you? A lot of the time we live in a fantasy […]

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Give up trying. It’s a waste of time.

What would you like in your life that you currently don’t have? A partner. A great business. More money. Better health. How long have you wanted it? How hard have you tried to get it? How frustrated do you feel? Do you, like many people I work with, […]

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Judgment. The possibility slayer.

In what ways do you judge yourself? Is it at work or home or your parenting skills or your business or how you look or what kind of partner you are or the house you live in or something else? The list could go on and on…… But here’s […]

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Work hard or work smarter. You choose.

I’ve had so many different conversations this week with people talking about what they’re not, and how they’re trying to ‘get better’ or improve at the things they suck at, or find hard to do. It has got me curious. Why is that generally speaking we seem more comfortable focusing on what […]

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Is ‘trying hard’ working for you?

How often do you make you wrong in order to try and fit in with other’s versions of you? I’ve recently been working with some people who’ve been trying really hard to make themselves fit into  their environments. It’s taking a lot of energy and time and effort […]

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How accurate’s the map of your world?

Imagine going to a new place. You’ve never been there before. You arrive at the airport, and you’re given a map to use to find your way around. As you begin to explore this new place, you start to feel confused. The map doesn’t match what you’re seeing and experiencing. You wonder if you’ve been given […]

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The secret to how to stop fighting with life

There have been times in my life where I’ve been really stuck. My stuckness consumed me. I talked about it. Endlessly. I analysed it. Over and over. I worried myself sick. I feared the worst. I tried and tried to find answers. Unsuccessfully. In my stuckness, it […]

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