The Unbreakable Vow

I love a good movie: they are such a rich source of metaphors. Sometimes when I’m teaching or coaching I hear myself reach inside my head and pull out just the right metaphor by way of a movie example. When … Read More

Still Listening?

Last week we began to look at where our internal voice comes from and how it influences us. Just to re-cap, the take home message from that blog was YOU are NOT the voice, it’s just a mechanism that allows … Read More

Breakfast On The Run Smoothie

Sometimes we are not hungry as soon as we get up or we are in a rush to get out of the door, so this is an all-in-one breakfast that is quick to make and can be taken with you … Read More

Are You Listening?

I can remember as a child when I first became aware of the voice inside my head. I had never been told about it and for a while I was genuinely frightened, I thought I was going mad. I thought … Read More

Lasagne

Serves 4 125g fresh or packet lasagne 500g/1lb lean minced beef or turkey Red Sauce 1 large onion, chopped finely 25g/1oz mushrooms, chopped finely 1 red pepper, chopped finely 2 carrots, chopped finely 2 celery sticks, chopped finely 425g/14oz tinned … Read More

Waldorf Salad

Serves 1   1 medium red apple, cored and diced 1 tbsp lemon juice, fresh or bottled 50g/2oz celery, diced 2 tbsp low-fat yogurt or fat free fromage frais Crisp lettuce leaves 4 walnut halves, crushed Toss the diced apple … Read More

Courgette and Carrot Loaf​​​​​​​

Serves 4   1 small onion 25g/1oz nuts (almonds or other) 125g/4oz courgettes, trimmed and grated 125g/4oz carrots, grated 25g/1oz porridge oats 1 tbsp tomato puree ¼ tsp dried mixed herbs Salt and black pepper   Preheat the oven to … Read More

Do You Really Want What You Think You Want?

The weekend before last I ran one of my favourite workshops, “Motivation Matters”. The group all wanted or needed a boost to help them achieve their goals. My job was to give it to them. The first exercise was to “Start … Read More

Gremolata Dressing

This is a great quick and easy way to jazz up some chicken, some fish or even a plate of broccoli or boiled new potatoes, for those days when you want some zing but lack the time or energy to … Read More

You Are Only as Good as What You Practice

If someone looked at you and spent 10 minutes in your company, what would they learn about your habits and rituals? Your body would give out the first most obvious clues. If you were walking down the high street and … Read More