Tag Archives: limiting beliefs

Confidence crushed?

Emma* was a client of mine during 2015. Her aim was to improve her confidence, both within and outside work. It’s difficult for us to measure whether we’ve improved anything when we don’t know where we started from. We needed … Continue reading

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I can and I will – Nadiya Jamir Hussain

After last week’s post about Scott Dinsmore, a couple of my coaching clients emailed me to tell me how they’d been inspired by Nadiya Jamir Hussain. Nadiya is the 2015 winner of BBC’s Great British Bake Off 2015 and in … Continue reading

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Had enough?

As a coach, I have a few words that I don’t particularly like – the s-word and why come to mind. Here’s another: ‘enough’, but in a specific context. This week, I was talking to Alex. ‘I’m not doing enough,’ he sighed. ‘Enough … Continue reading

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I did run, run, run; I did run, run – limiting belief smashed!

Remember this post from a couple of months ago? For several years now, I’ve told myself ‘I can’t run.’ I gave it a go several years ago after my husband successfully completed the couch to 5k programme: he has gone on … Continue reading

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Just do run run run, just do run run (or ‘how I’m smashing my limiting belief one step at a time’)

For several years now, I’ve told myself ‘I can’t run.’ I gave it a go several years ago after my husband successfully completed the couch to 5k programme: he has gone on to run half marathons, I was a miserable failure. … Continue reading

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Inner sparks of possibility

Which of us hasn’t said ‘when I’ve had more experience at this, I’ll be much more confident’? Whilst experience can help build confidence, I don’t think it’s the only way. It could even be argued that experience can also be … Continue reading

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Falling over my own feet

Pernille the chicken seems to have this uncanny ability to trip herself up. She’s a master (or mistress?) at treading on her own feet and then over-balancing. It doesn’t seem to bother her in the slightest – a quick shoulder … Continue reading

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