The Hockey Team

I’ve gone back to hockey! (my body hasn’t been too keen ?) I’m too old, I’m past it, I’ve not got the stamina anymore, I’m not good enough, ‘you won’t be home on a Wednesday evening or on a Saturday’, you’re being selfish, I should be ‘cooking’ dinner! I’m in my mid...
The Story Of The Butterfly

The Story Of The Butterfly

The metamorphosis of the caterpillar’s journey into a butterfly has long been used to describe changes and transformation. A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to...
My Name Has Changed.

My Name Has Changed.

So what, I hear you ask. It means a lot. As a woman changing my surname back to my maiden name it takes effort, and a challenge to my identity. I’ve discovered there is a deep meaning behind this for me. Changing a surname (or any name) needs determination, time and a...
Listen with intent Stephen Covey quote

Listen with intent Stephen Covey quote

Ability to Listen? My whole career has been spent listening to people. I’m still trying to listen ‘properly’, to bite my tongue, to not interrupt, to not be thinking of what advice I need to give and to let people work it all out themselves. I think...
I am unique. Are you?

I am unique. Are you?

Are you unique or the same as everyone else? I’m the same as everyone else, there’s nothing unique about me, and I’ve said that for so many years. There’s loads of coaches, occupational health nurses, single mums. Mums with three children and so on....