Morning Routines

Morning Routines

Set Yourself up for Success – Start an Early Morning Routine! The Most Effective Way Of How To Plan Your Day For Success Is To Start An Early Morning Routine. This Will Provide Immediate Momentum And Motivation To Conquer The Rest Of The Day And Be The Best Leader You Can. Imagine every morning having the time to think about…

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness

How to practise mindfulness daily Another key ingredient for improving concentration, combatting stress and burnout, and making meaningful and consistent life changes, is mindfulness. I am not talking about trying to achieve a completely blank or serene mind, or sitting cross-legged like a Buddhist monk, or spending thousands of pounds learning how to ‘do it’ on a silent retreat. I…

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Commit

Commit

How to improve health and wellbeing From Latin committere meaning ‘to join’ or ‘to entrust’; to be dedicated to, pledge or bind to a course of action. Do you want to make real changes in your life, but wonder where you are going to find the time and energy to do so? Do you feel that taking time for yourself…

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Self Acknowledgement

Self Acknowledgement

What are you celebrating in your life right now? Take a minute to think. Pausing to reflect on and celebrate our achievements before we move onto the next thing is not something we do often, but just for now, have a go. When we find something to celebrate, ‘I did manage to do a good presentation’, etc., we commonly focus…

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Self Compassion

Self Compassion

Why is self compassion important? Instead of being hard on yourself and being critical of your mistakes or failings, learning self-compassion will allow you to be kind, forgiving and sympathetic towards yourself when you do fall short. There is no such thing as ‘perfect’ (we are all fabulously flawed human beings) and self-compassion is about acknowledging that and allowing ourselves…

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Permission to Shift

Permission to Shift

I was recently asked to speak at the amazing “Permission to Shift” event hosted by the wonderful Anna Lang. Here’s the transcription of the episode, and the full talk can be found at the bottom of the page  – I hope you all enjoy it. Anna Lang Our guest is the glorious author Sue Belton. She works with senior managers…

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How to build empathy in the workplace

How to build empathy in the workplace

How to build empathy in the workplace What is empathy? Empathy is the ability to understand and feel the thoughts, emotions and perspectives of others. Empathy is more than sympathy – with which it’s often confused, sSympathy being a feeling of concern for someone but doesn’t involve having a shared perspective or emotion with them. Put very basically, empathy is…

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Does Coaching Work?

Does Coaching Work?

Does Coaching Work? An investigation into the positive outcomes for Executive Coaching by Leadership and Career Coach Sue Belton, based on a study of her recent client feedback. After thirteen years of working with both corporate and private clients, I wanted to know the result of our work together and how it had benefitted each of them. I wanted to…

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Perfectionism

Perfectionism

Perfectionism and procrastination A compulsive drive to be flawless and the setting of unattainably high standards and goals (perfectionism) often goes hand in hand with imposter syndrome. Perfectionism is then combined with harsh self-criticism and disappointment and dissatisfaction when you are unable to reach those impossible ideals. I class myself as a ‘recovering perfectionist’. Some psychologists believe there is a…

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