3 Ways to Handle When Someone Asks for a Free ‘Pick Your Brain’ Session

Have you ever been in a situation where someone asks to meet up with you for a coffee or lunch, and when you get there you realise they want a free ‘pick your brain’ session?! I’ve been in this situation more times than I would like to admit. Nobody wants to be in a situation they…

Its Time to #BreakTheBias: 7 Ways to Show up for Yourself

The 2022 theme for International Women’s Day is #BreakTheBias.  The International Women’s Day website encourages us to:    Imagine a gender equal world.    A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.    A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.    A world where difference is valued and celebrated.    Together we can forge women’s equality. …

How to Stop Over-Apologising and What to do Instead

Have you ever fallen into the apology trap?  For many women, “sorry” is not the hardest word to say. Saying “sorry” especially when it’s not your fault is an often automatic reaction that can slip out before you even realise. For example, apologising to someone accidentally standing in your way or correcting you, even when…