Living Up To Your Own Expectations & The Inner Battle

I’ve talked a lot about our inner battles and how our relationship that we have with ourselves is ultimately the most important relationship in our lifetime. We can’t escape from ourselves, we have to live with who we are, whether we are happy with that or not. When I talk to clients it always comes

How Different Types of Motivation Gets Stuff Done

An area that I have a deep passion for is motivation. Not so much for the ‘motivational’ content that’s out there on the internet but the mechanics of why people are motivated to reach certain goals and do particular behaviours. Without motivation we would not do anything, we wouldn’t eat, move, love or have a

What We Can’t Change Does Hurt Us

‘Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.’ – Reinhold Niebuhr I remember seeing this for the first time pinned up in my dissertation supervisor’s office. Every meeting we had it was there hanging on the wall and I

Grounding Yourself in the Holidays

I’ve talked a lot around the subject of grounding yourself. Especially when you need to make big decisions or process some information, new or old. The reason I talk about this so much is firstly because I believe very strongly that a lot of us don’t take the time to ground ourselves and consequently make

The Fluidity of the Work-Life Balance

There is a phrase that is thrown around all the time. It forms one of the main focuses with my clients and I was chasing it for a good long while trying to make sense of what it meant to me. It’s a notion that people talk about without really knowing what it is for

3 Steps to Strengthening Professional Relationships

Do you ever get that feeling of dread when you have to talk to your boss, an employee or have a team meeting? Is there that person that you avoid talking to because you just don’t see eye to eye? A work environment and the relationships that we encounter in that space can be either

The Number One Reason you Need to Listen to Yourself

I remember when I had to make some big decisions. As I reflect back on pivotal moments when I’m at a crossroads in my life and could clearly see the two choices in front of me. Do I go one way or another? I’ve always been someone who above all else follows my gut. I

Eliminating Stress The Redwing Way…

… 7 Steps To Go From Overwhelm To Serenity Stress, stress, stress! Stress is all around. It’s being built into our lives more and more, as the margin between the cost of living and the money in our pocket gets slimmer and slimmer. It comes with the longer hours in the office or at the

How to Release your Fear

At some point in your life I imagine that fear has played a part – it might have shown up in your childhood, existing as the face of a scary clown or in your youth, during school exams or final flute recitals. But as you think back and realise how your very own concept of