The Traffic Light Check-In – A simple way to measure if you’re doing ok (and what might help if you’re not)

In some of my workshops I talk about a Traffic Light Check-In. This is a concept I first heard about from Françoise Mathieu in her workbook on Compassion Fatigue. The way I use it today, is to help people measure how they’re feeling and whether or not it’s time to reset and recharge. As IContinue reading “The Traffic Light Check-In – A simple way to measure if you’re doing ok (and what might help if you’re not)”

Monday Mojo – Let It Fall

Well it’s all been a bit intense here in the UK. If you’ve been watching the news (and I totally understand if you haven’t) I think it’s safe to say the word that best summarises the events of last week is “drama”. Beth Rigby, a journalist for Sky News, said she’d never known a weekContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Let It Fall”

Monday Mojo – Believe In You

Have you ever heard the phrase “fake it until you make it”? It famously became popular from a TED talk by Amy Cuddy, where she describes how our body language doesn’t just influence how other people receive us, but how we feel about ourselves.   Cuddy identified that things like adopting a power pose (think Wonder Woman)Continue reading “Monday Mojo – Believe In You”

Monday Mojo – Speak It Out

Have you ever walked in to a room and just known that tension is there? You can’t see the conflict, but you can feel it. I talked about this in my interview with Paula Vail, and why I make the case for having “No Whinge Zones” in the house (essentially choose to have arguments outdoors,Continue reading “Monday Mojo – Speak It Out”

Monday Mojo – Breathe and Flow

What do we do when things get difficult?