I’m Worth It – Empower Blog

I’m Worth It – Empower Blog

The insight and self-awareness that I am experiencing during this Covid wave rushes in and washes over me like a tidal surge. It flattens me and recedes with my skin feeling prickly and exposed, my bones and brain battered. I stand wondering where to start on the...
What If – Empower Blog

What If – Empower Blog

     The other day I was on a call with a representative from a large professional services firm that has been a coaching client of mine for many years. They are beginning to open up their leadership development programs after an eight-month Covid budget freeze....
Tommy – Empower Blog

Tommy – Empower Blog

     It seems to me that acceptance and resentment are two sides of the same coin. One side feels shiny and healthy, the other dark and toxic. What if, experiencing someone else’s acceptance creates resentment within? What if my battle cry is met with I’m ok with...
Denial – Empower Blog

Denial – Empower Blog

    When we reach out for support or to lessen a burden, we hear what we want to hear. What we’re ready to hear, or what we need to hear to be ok. To feel settled in the moment. We unconsciously sift through the facts and manipulate and select those that fit our...
Life Choices – Empowerment Blog

Life Choices – Empowerment Blog

     I am considering my conclusions around motherhood. I am wrestling with the mixed messages that the media, apparently representing societal values and opinions, delivers to our screens.  And now we have the complication of Covid.  Headlines warning that years of...
Addiction – Empower Blog

Addiction – Empower Blog

It’s that time of the week where I tune into my next-level thoughts. These are the ones below my usual self-centred “in my head” dialogue. The thoughts beneath the tactical: what am I going to do today; I have so much to do today; I have too much open space in my day....