Can You Have It All?

Can You Have It All?

As a qualified lawyer, I’ve asked myself this question more than once and I’m sure you remember all the times when you have done too.  It’s a question that does the rounds all the time and one I have wrestled with over the years wondering how I can fulfil my role as daughter, friend, employee…

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I Need To Sort My Life Out!

I Need to Sort My Life Out!

I need to sort my life out!  Life is confusing When I’m working as a private tutor, I’m constantly asked by parents what sort of questions will come up on the test their child is sitting.  Now whilst I can given them a pretty good idea of the style of questions, I can’t predict the…

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Working From Home

Working from Home – Is it realistic? Working from home ….  If only, if only I hear you say … If you’re anything like me, the thought of working from home can seem like a recipe for a brilliant work-life balance.  Sometimes, though, you have to be careful what you wish for as the very…

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Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness – Will You Start What You ‘Finnish’? The Finnish people define their strength and determination as ‘Sisu’.  It’s the quality of having perseverance and the ability not to give up what you’ve started however hard life might get.  As we’re so often told, nothing worth having ever came easy and the same applies…

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What Is Passive Income?

What is Passive Income?  The Definition What Is Passive Income? Answer = income earned on a regular basis with minimum effort required to maintain it. Notice I said minimum there not zero. So many of us are used to just getting an ‘income’ which means we are trading time for money.  ‘Income’ means dragging yourself…

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Memory Tips For Life And Business

Memory tips for life and business

Sometimes, we find ourselves in situations where we are literally ‘on the spot’.  We have to give a speech at work or we have to deliver some sort of content to an audience without the help of any notes. Many people are now using the Facebook Live facility so they can literally go ‘on air’…

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A Job For Life?

A Job for life?

A job for life?  It’s a thing of the past … The world is changing at a million miles an hour and that includes the traditional workplace.  Back in the day, our parents and grandparents were told that they had ‘a job for life’ but now the headlines are full of tales of redundancy, zero…

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How To Be Your ‘Better Self’

Give Yourself a Check Up From The Neck Up The BBC recently ran a season covering mental health and the complexities of the human mind.  The unseen workings of the mind are the very essence of who we are and why we make the decisions that take us on the next step of our journey…

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Pessimistic or Optimistic?

Optimistic or Pessimistic?

Which one are you? Are you a pessimist?  You know the one that can always accurately predict whether you can or can’t do something.  You hear that little voice in your head that says, ‘I told you so’, when something goes wrong for you.  You expect failure and anticipate a negative outcome to whatever you…

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Taking Risks Is Worth It

Taking Risks

Taking Risks Is Scary! I can speak from experience when I say taking risks is indeed scary.  I have definitely felt the fear.  Starting a new life, a new business, a new ‘whatever’ takes you right outside of your comfort zone.  As Richard Branson once said: – “It is only by being bold that you…

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