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When you are torn, feeling the pain of someone who’s asked for a lot

Yesterday I had a call from a dear friend who needed a little support feeling stuck between two unhappy choices.

A client of hers was feeling desperate and had made a request for something that would require her to bail them out from her own pocket.

And yet, she was unhappy at the thought of just saying “no” and abandoning someone in distress.
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Do you need to declutter but dread being told to throw stuff away?

The good news is that you don’t have to do anything that doesn’t work for you in order to declutter successfully but it’s understandable that people think so.

From years of “teacher knows best” attitudes in school and “boss knows best” cultures at work, people dread similar treatment from a decluttering guide.Read more »

What can you change in a day or two to reduce overwhelm EVERY day?

The other day, I was speaking to a woman who is starting her own business and feels worried about working from home because – by her own reckoning – the space is a mess.

When I asked her what she meant by “a mess”, she said that Read more »

When things aren’t happening and you’re drowning in self-judgement

Ouch, ouch, ouch.

Those moments are just “ouch”, aren’t they? When you’re thinking what it means about you that what’s dear to you is NOT happening.

I had a phase like that recently, to do with implementing what I learned on a heart-centred business course. It really got to me. Read more »

Wondering if you’re strong enough?

Is there an area in your work life which worries you, where you keep asking yourself if you’re really strong enough?

Whether it keeps you up at night, or keeps gnawing at you, it’s a miserable question.

And yet something inside wonders about it, especially when you see yourself repeatedly NOT accessing what you “should be doing”.Read more »