Episode #8: How to know when it's time to rebalance your life.

Episode #8: How to know when it's time to rebalance your life.

Most of the mums we know, (ourselves included!) are managing pretty full schedules, that don’t really have a lot of fat built into them. The precarious balance of home, family, work and community commitments often means that if you’re not strategic about how you approach your commitments, you end up sick, exhausted or disappointing others (mostly yourself).

Episode #4: Get your career confidence back! 3 ways that work.

Episode #4: Get your career confidence back! 3 ways that work.

In over 10 years of working with women to achieve their career and life goals, there’s one topic that comes up as a barrier in every single coaching engagement. It doesn’t matter if the woman is the owner of a multi-million dollar business, a leader in her field, a young woman starting out in her career or a mother returning to work after a career break. A loss of confidence rears its familiar head every single time.

Episode #3: 4 reasons mothers make great leaders.

Episode #3: 4 reasons mothers make great leaders.

We received an email the other day from a lady who wanted some advice on the best strategies to return to work after taking a career break. After spending a few years out of paid work, this highly capable and talented woman had started to seriously doubt her professional ability. She was wondering what value she’d actually be able to add in a workplace when her most recent memories were all about raising little people and even though she wanted more than anything to re-launch herself back into work, she was beginning to feel paralysed by self-doubt…

Episode #2: Checking in on your partnership at home.

Episode #2: Checking in on your partnership at home.

Your relationship with your partner at home has a huge impact on your wellbeing and fulfilment. When you feel like your partnership isn’t equal, you can experience resentment, anger and an increase in negativity at home. In this Thrive Time episode we explore a simple and highly effective way to check in on your partnership and take the first positive step towards more equality and fulfilment at home. If you’re tired of carrying more than your load, this Episode is for you!

It’s the confidence inside that counts. Here’s how to nourish it.

It’s the outward expression of confidence that popular culture loves to promote. The energised, ‘Are you with me?’, contagious type of external confidence. But this outward facing confidence is only one expression of the self-belief we need to realise our career and life ambitions. It’s arguably the self-confidence that resides insideus, that holds the most potential. And figuring out how to nourish it, is a life skill worth learning.

I never ask my partner for help anymore. Here’s why.

Rather than throwing a wobbly like I had become accustomed to, I decided it was time to make some changes. I grabbed my trustiest side-kick (my laptop) and furiously typed everything that was driving me wild about our home life. Within a few minutes of the most hectic typing I have ever executed, it was clear to me, not only that this camel was carrying more on her shoulders than was necessary, but also, that I was part of the problem.