Category: Coaching tips

The importance of being emotionally intelligent

Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. Emotional intelligence is the one part of the human psyche that we can develop and improve by learning and practising new skills. People with higher…

Working with children who have been abused

Working with children is something that I have very much enjoyed doing on and off for 9 years. After graduating from University 14 years ago, I spent part of my time running my jewellery business and the other part of my time was spent…

New beginnings & change

Before I talk about today’s topic, I just wanted to remind you that I have released my first PDF course which is aimed at helping you become more assertive and stop your people-pleasing habits. To view the contents of this course, please click the…

Taking on others’ emotions-Having weak boundaries

When you have grown up in a dysfunctional narcissistic home, taking on others’ emotions becomes the norm. Narcissistic parents teach their children to cater to their feelings & moods and the child learns to ignore their own emotions. A great book which can help…

Self-growth

How do we develop ourselves into better human beings? What steps can we take to become wiser, more self-aware and more humble? Self-growth is a topic that I think about a lot and when I am interacting with others in my environment, I feel…

The importance of having a back-up plan

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Giving unsolicited advice-Why do people do it?

When we ask for advice from someone that is very knowledgeable in certain areas or from someone whom we admire, this can be very useful both in the short term and long term. On the other hand, unsolicited advice from close family or even…