barefoot coaching
I love learning, writing and believe in investing in my own professional development, so attending Jackee Holder’s Write Yourself well – Creative Therapeutic Writing in Coaching and Coaching Supervision CPD day put on by Barefoot Coaching was a no brainer. At the end of the day I wrote “What a day. A sanctuary indeed. A powerful...
Continue Reading
think inside the box - sorrel roberts
‘Think outside the box’; ‘blue-sky thinking’; or most recently overheard and current least favourite ‘let’s popcorn some ideas’. I’m decidedly allergic to these phrases – seeing them as clichéd nonsense. However, when I jump on my judgemental high horse (as I just did) I have learnt to ask myself what that says about me.  Having...
Continue Reading
what is coaching
On consecutive days last week I found myself producing an explanation of what coaching is for Ella’s Kitchen where I provide maternity & paternity coaching and being asked what my definition of coaching is by people training to be coaches on the Barefoot PG Cert Coaching course I facilitate on. I have to admit that...
Continue Reading
tree stump
I wrote this 4 years ago…and happened upon it again today, and it’s still a pretty accurate description of how I see coaching…. I was stood in front of this tree stump with my 3-year-old daughter the other day. She stood to one side of it and tried and tried to scale. Her intention and...
Continue Reading
happiness in 2018
Ok, so that’s not entirely true and I do of course hope that you experience happiness in 2018 – however, the quest for ‘happiness’ increasingly seems to me not quite the holy grail it has been purported to be. To me happiness represents something ephemeral and fleeting that can’t be clung to. I’m far more...
Continue Reading
false constructs
Over breakfast my daughter gave me a perfect example of a thought that I’d been mulling over since the Women of the World (WOW) festival last week. 4 year old daughter asked 6 year old sister “Do you want to be a mummy or a daddy?” she replied “I don’t want to be a mummy...
Continue Reading
1 2

Text Widget

Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Donec sed odio dui. Etiam porta sem malesuada.

Recent Works

Recent Comments