It’s so important to explore your feelings. I write about this often because the way I see people changing is through ‘feeling work’. I’ve not seen it work many other ways. I know that if you hold down a demanding job and/or life you think that going into your feelings is dangerous territory. You’re scared you’re … Continue reading Exploring your feelings is the key to success in life + work.
It’s really difficult to feel like we’re holding back tears at the photocopier, or are too anxious to focus in a meeting, or find ourselves numbly staring at our computer screen. Firstly I need to get this out of the way: it is normal to experience difficult feelings at work. If we’re going through a … Continue reading How to Cope with Overwhelming Feelings at Work.
If becoming self employed is the new 9-5, how do we emotionally cope with the toil of this chosen path? According to a 2014 survey by Harris Poll and CreativeLive (read full report here) 67% of employed millennials (18-34) want to leave traditional employment and become self-employed. Being your own boss sounds like a dream, … Continue reading How to Cope with the Stress & Anxiety of Being Your Own Boss.
Assertiveness is an art we can all master. Here are my top 4 tips for being assertive. 1. Stick to facts and be specific. This is the simplest way to be assertive without slipping into attack mode.So instead of saying: “you never take me out for dinner”. Say: “we haven’t been out dinner for 6 … Continue reading