I've been living with anxiety for as long as I can remember...and it sucks!! I've read the books, listened to the podcasts, incorporated the tools into my life, and the list goes on. I understand anxiety and I can talk about it in all sorts of different ways and yet when I wake up on … Continue reading Cross my heart! Hope to die? Stick a needle in my anxiety!?
I love the work that I do (most of the time) and feel blessed to be able to work in a space where I get to support people in their personal processes. In this process I get to be part of a my clients' awakening as they move forward in their lives, but these connections … Continue reading I didn’t say it would be easy…I said it would be worth it!
I am passionate about the work that I do as a coach and for the past four years have been blessed to be part of the team at The Foundation Clinic in Johannesburg. The clinic is a substance abuse treatment and recovery centre that has not only been part of my professional growth over this … Continue reading There will be no white flag above my door!
Call Valentine's Day whatever you like, but I have to be honest that I like a little bit of romance... Of course, I don't think we should wait for the price of roses and teddy bears to increase 1000% in order to be able to show our person that we love them, but I really … Continue reading You’re Just too Good to be True!?
The theme of the week has been courage and vulnerability...and without sounding like one of Brene Brown's PR team, it really does keep coming up over and over again with the individuals and groups that I coach. And so often this last week, the conversations have gone to where people feel they need to show … Continue reading Are You Living Courageously?
I have just about finished listening to Brené Brown's new book, "Braving the Wilderness", and it has resonated so strongly with me from the very first chapter. Listening to her talk about courage, vulnerability and authenticity never tires for me, as she talks to parts of me that I thought were mine alone. The way she … Continue reading Braving the Wilderness…
And who would be surprised if I said that the biggest challenge in my recovery recently has not been relationships (although there have been a few major changes there), work (also a stressful, chaotic space at the moment), or my personal growth and development (the Enneagram work I am doing has been enormously grounding), but … Continue reading Want a Chocolate? Have a Chocolate!?