Purpose in Work is More Than Just a ‘Nice to Have’.

Helen found herself dreading going to work each day. She was working in a fast paced industry in a role she ‘fell into’ after University. While she was good at her job; meeting client deadlines and satisfying their demands, the role was all consuming – encroaching on her time with her family – and brought her no fulfilment or happiness, only stress.

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Why nearing burnout in your career can be a good thing.

‘I didn’t realise when I started your career coaching programme that there would also be so much personal development and support for my wellbeing’ Mandy commented during our consolidation final session together. She was delighted with her new lease of life but hadn’t appreciated from the outset that this would be the outcome – along with the renewed career direction that she had signed up for.

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Six Signs That It Is Time to Leave Your Job

I can still vividly remember that familiar, sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach as I drove into work after the Christmas break. I dreamt of being in a role where I would have more freedom to express my full skills and abilities, and flexibility over how I used my time. As I reflected on my then role the feeling of being stuck grew heavier and my mood grew despondent.

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The Three Most Common Career Change Myths

‘I’ve always been envious of people who seem know exactly what career they want to do and go out there and make it happen’ Fiona said to me in a coaching session. Whilst it’s true that some people are naturally drawn to a certain path from a

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Stuck in ‘Analysis Paralysis’? Three ways to make confident career decisions

‘I really want to find the right career path for me but I just can’t decide what to do. I come up with lots of ideas but then keep thinking of all the reasons why not to do them; the impact on my family – what if

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Don’t want to be labelled as “just a mum”? Here’s a refreshing alternative

‘What do you do with your day then?’ Rachel was once asked by an ex-colleague, a fellow mum who had made a different choice to return to work after having her children. Rachel felt intimidated and belittled by this question, the unsaid assumption being ‘not a lot’.

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