Are you a mindfulness skeptic?

I recently completed the 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, which brings the principles of mindfulness meditation into everyday life. In the program we were introduced to practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break cycles of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. Many people get confused between the two practices, but

When is coaching the right decision?

Have you ever wondered whether engaging an executive coach is the right thing for you or one of the leaders in your organisation? The author of this article suggests there are eight questions you should ask before making that decision… Is the leader someone who is considered high potential or in a high-impact role? Does the

Dealing with your ‘inner-fraud’

Are you waiting for the fraud squad to bust down your door? Imposter syndrome is nothing new, but what is it that makes us feel like such frauds? This ABC Health and Wellbeing article on Understanding Imposter Syndrome sheds some light: “Pressuring parents growing up, anxiety, or your own impossibly high standards are said to plant the seed.

Seeking Insight

I was fortunate enough to recently hear David Rock, Director and CEO of the NeuroLeadership Institute, speak about insight – something most of us would like more of! David noted that as you become more anxious and stressed, you have fewer and fewer insights. He explained that insight is “like a quiet phone ringing at a loud party”, so to achieve