Feel the fear and do it anyway – book review

Friday, March 29th, 2013

The third book from my bookshelf that I’d like to recommend to you is Feel the fear and do it anyway by Susan Jeffers Whatever it is you are afraid of; be it public speaking, decision making, driving, interviews, asserting yourself, this book provides you with the tools and techniques to help you cope with […]

3 secrets to success

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Have you ever stopped to notice the similarities between successful people and wondered how they came to be so successful? Well, this weekend, I was lucky enough to receive an email from my colleague Edward Munoz of “theueffect” where he touched upon just that and after digesting what he wrote; I thought I’d share with […]

Is fear holding you back?

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

I seem to be writing a lot on the subject of fear at the moment – maybe I’m just hoping that more people will soon realise the extent to which it is holding them back unnecessarily! Do you think that fear of failure holding you back from starting your own business or quitting that job you […]

Fear of losing your job

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

I was very surprised to read the results of a recent survey by Gumtree.com which showed that half of the British working population are concerned about their job security and that a staggering 44% are overwhelmed by the job hunting process and a whopping 63% fear they don’t have the right skills or experience to […]

Overcoming Fear

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

I am just back from spending a fantastic week in Chamonix and had to share this story with you which inspired me to write the next issue of my Inspirational Toolkit. For those of you who don’t know me, I have a fear of heights!  This fear is pretty intense and I will usually avoid being […]

Procrastination

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

This has got to be one of my favourite topics! Apparently procrastination refers to the act of replacing high-priority actions or tasks with low-priority actions. I see it as finding reasons or excuses for not doing the things that we know we really should be doing.  We are all guilty of it and there is usually a fear […]

Why does fear have such a big hold over us?

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

When I read Jane’s blog http://knowboundaries.wordpress.com/2010/11/04/the-fear-factor/I realized that so many of us struggle to confront  our various fears. The other week I took a few days off and headed to Belgium for a long weekend.  Living in Holland, this was easy we just packed up the car and my husband drove us there.  We had […]