The mind blowing importance of positive feedback in beating burnout

2020 has pretty much affected everyone. I'm certainly no different. Work is slow of course - lots of my clients had exams cancelled or otherwise just don't have headspace for coaching right now. I'm confident things will pick up. But to keep busy and productive and feel like I was contributing in some way to … Continue reading The mind blowing importance of positive feedback in beating burnout

You have to CHOOSE happiness

Happiness is a billion dollar industry, and yet I think many of us are further from happiness than we have ever been. Just judging by the content of the news and the amount of sheer ongoing outrage about any number of issues, as a society we don't seem to be happier despite the money pumped … Continue reading You have to CHOOSE happiness

Surviving the overwhelm roller coaster

Ever feel like you're on a roller coaster that won't stop? I can't decide if the last 3 weeks feels like 3 years or 3 minutes - or both rolled up into one. All I know I is from starting up Coach GP in February, life has absolutely snowballed- or something. It's true it's good … Continue reading Surviving the overwhelm roller coaster

So you’ve heard of coaching – but what is it anyway? And does it really work?

Just the other day I was challenged by another doctor that coaching is not evidence-based and that I'm convincing people to buy a service that's no better than snake oil. This to me is the equivalent of being called a charlatan. However, it's not a bad question to ask because coaching is not regulated and … Continue reading So you’ve heard of coaching – but what is it anyway? And does it really work?

The ‘secret’ you need for successful change

What resolutions for health and wellbeing have you made this year? Every day we are bombarded with articles, podcasts, videos, apps designed to help us improve our health and wellbeing through things like mindfulness, relaxation, enough exercise, good nutrition and regular sleep. And yet despite our best intentions they are notoriously difficult to stick to. That’s … Continue reading The ‘secret’ you need for successful change