Fake News

Fake News

I cannot get the picture of President Trump pointing his finger at members of the press and stating ‘You are fake news’ out of my mind. And the accompanying news report, stating that statistics show that people are unable to differentiate between fake and real news....
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

On the way to work today, I was listening to Ray Charles and Elton John singing “sorry seems to be the hardest word.” This got me to think about the importance of “saying sorry” and of “forgiveness”, but also to consider the need...
Illuminative coaching in the workplace

Illuminative coaching in the workplace

What does illuminative coaching really look like in the workplace? I use the term illuminative coaching as that is what I’ve termed my particular style of coaching which is underpinned by positive psychology. Illuminative as a term can mean to ‘shed...
To Be Happy, Be Authentic

To Be Happy, Be Authentic

What does it mean to be authentic? Authenticity is when what’s inside you, is what comes out of you. I don’t mean your guts and innards – that would be a bit weird! I mean your deepest thoughts, feelings, desires and truth. It’s akin to honesty. It’s about not hiding,...