Three reasons to have a scrappy conversation

A scrappy conversation is a bit bitty, a sketchy take on a subject that doesn’t yet make sense. The permission to be scrappy means I can just blurt what’s on my mind however disorganised my thinking – definitely not perfect – it’s messy with no pressure to find a tidy solution and that’s what works!…

What is your word worth?

This is something I have been debating with friends and family for the past two weeks. What is your word worth? We all seem to be: doing more – just look at your to do list, your experiences and don’t even mention the holiday planning! being more – how many roles are you playing? mum,…

What me and you have in common with Usain Bolt!

Who else was captivated by the recent, revealing documentary ‘I am Bolt’? Broadcast on the BBC ahead of the London 2017 World Athletic Championships, it was compelling viewing for me, on so many levels. What fascinated me most is that even Bolt, the charismatic, charming, champion of athletics has fear. As a coach, helping people…

Dementia – a perspective

Last week, I shared a post on Facebook about how dementia lives within our family – the empathy and supportive comments I have received have touched, surprised and overwhelmed me. By sharing my perspective on dementia I have connected with friends and family on a new level, we have more in common than I realised….