tease-post.twigOfsted needs to be Ousted

  On Friday 17th March I read with horror about the death of a head teacher in England who took her own… Read More

tease-post.twigSummer through the lens of Qigong and Chinese medicine – Gabriela Alvarez

I am so happy to feature Gabriela Alvarez on my blog page this month.  Gabriela is a certified Somatic coach and qigong practitioner.  She has… Read More


As I walked, I had to step around the bodies. Standing still, faces bathed in a golden glow.  Cameras out pointing to the… Read More

tease-post.twigToday is a gift that is why it is called ‘The Present.’

I have lived in Barnet for many years and have watched shops come and go on my High Street. A shopkeeper’s life before… Read More


      What’s important to me.    Time to share with you the causes I believe in and what I do… Read More

tease-post.twigWorking from home? How are your employees feeling right now

For many, working from home may have been ‘living the dream’ in pre-pandemic times but this new daily reality has now opened the… Read More

tease-post.twigFebruary virtual gift to you all

A virtual gift for all of you.     After feeling and seeing the pressures that so many of you are under… Read More

tease-post.twigNaturally Wild Girl

@Naturallywildgirl deserves perseverance as her middle name. Alexandra Dodds is a wildlife photographer. She is an experienced fieldworker with a history of working in the… Read More

tease-post.twigThe Ripple Effect

A surplus of empty jam jars led to a meeting with the wonderful Kathryn Joy who answered a call-out on my Facebook page. Read More

tease-post.twigIt is World Mental Health Awareness Day Saturday 10th October 2020

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day. The theme for this year is to do one thing for better mental health. … Read More

tease-post.twigOne step for life without plastic

  3000 BCE and the Titans would have shaken the earth to its core if they could foresee the devastation humans have caused to the… Read More

tease-post.twigAn Interview with Dr Jenny Goodman, author of Staying Alive in Toxic Times

Dr Jenny Goodman is a woman on a mission, with a clear purpose in mind.  I had the opportunity to meet… Read More

tease-post.twigWhat’s on my bookshelf for summer reading.

I read all year round, but summer in the Northern hemisphere is always a signal for me to give more time for reading. … Read More

tease-post.twigFresh new start

The weeks are zooming past! So much so that the days get chased away, before you know it, the moon… Read More

tease-post.twig30 days and counting…..

Over 30 days+ of lockdown, what have I learnt this week? I have reminded myself of a core message from my own masterclass. Energy cannot… Read More

tease-post.twigDouble rainbow

It’s Friday and what have I learnt this week? I realised that my upside-down rainbow, which I shared at the beginning of the week was… Read More

tease-post.twigSmall Steps ….

End of Week 4 home working and my learning has been huge! But rather than HUGE BIG STEPS, I have learnt to take small consistent… Read More

tease-post.twigTired, tired and more tired??

Tiredness, plaguing the nations around the world right now.   On a normal day, getting yourself out of a tired emotion would involve… Read More

tease-post.twigWhat have your learnt this week?

End of another week in lockdown. This week has been a turning point for me. Maybe because I’m in the… Read More

tease-post.twigEnd of week two – what have your learnt?

The end of week two and counting and for parents, the end of the first week of homeworking with your children. Read More

tease-post.twigPic n’ Mix

 It’s #Fridaygiving day.    Now as I have to physically distance myself from all of you, I can only give you… Read More

tease-post.twigMindset Challenge Assignment 5

Mindset assignment 5 ‘Being brilliant all the time can stifle our creativity’. Carol Dweck made me think and ponder and it took me back to… Read More

tease-post.twigMindset Challenge Assignment 4

Mindset Assignment 4 This one will be a joy and a challenge to you today. Who remembers the closing scene of Back to the Future… Read More

tease-post.twigMindset Challenge Assignment 2

‘The fisherman knows that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reasons for remaining ashore.’ Vincent… Read More

tease-post.twigGrowth Mindset Challenge Assignment 1

I shared in my video blog last Monday, that I attended a lecture by Carol Dweck – Developing a Growth Mindset for Learning. Carol Dweck,… Read More


I woke after a fractured nights sleep on the morning of the 23rd June 2016. Blinking blurry eyes,… Read More

tease-post.twigSnow day

Walking home on one evening the snow was falling thick and fast.  I passed adults turning their head to the sky and smiling,… Read More

tease-post.twigNibble, nibble, scratch, scratch!

Would you want to share your sleep with this particular fellow? I’m pretty sure once you know that this is… Read More

tease-post.twigNotice, habits, joy

Summer is drawing to a close and in noticing what is happening around me, I have also given thought to the habits that shape this… Read More

tease-post.twigBlue sky thinking

A few years ago, I was inspired by a fellow coach Kirstie McLaclan to undertake a simple act of using my love of writing letters… Read More

tease-post.twigEmotional wellbeing

Developing the team is one of the best ways any leader can move their organisation forward.  But in this current climate when three in four… Read More

tease-post.twigGrow your own superhero team

In this challenging landscape of retention and recruitment issues, growing your own team is critical for any school. One of the easiest ways to build… Read More

tease-post.twigSummer reading just around the corner

There are three books on my shelf at the moment. Two examine raising self-awareness and changing habits to improve wellbeing and build resilience.  The other… Read More

tease-post.twigCuriosity matters… don’t give up!

Today’s blog post is all about Curiosity For as long as I can remember, I have been inspired by teachers. Teachers got me reading, told… Read More

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