Sign Up for my Newsletter!

The Gen-i Blog

For all you need to know on the ‘HOW’ Skill Set. Read on…

What is Resilience?

What is resilience? I recently asked a group this question. Interestingly, there was a degree of uncertainty around their answers, many of which were vague. This raised an interesting thought – if we know we want to be resilient but can’t outline what it is, how can...

What to Expect When Facing Challenges

I was recording my Monday Motivation video for my Gen-ius Network Members this morning, this week's topic was about challenges and I felt inspired to write an article on the topic too! We all face challenges every day - from the small, emerging from your warm bed on a...

Why You Need Routine in Your Day.

The HOW Skill Set is all about the creation of structure, rituals, and routine in your day. It makes you more productive and enables you to make your implementation plans a reality. Find out more about this in my article on work-life balance. Now, let’s talk about why...

The Beauty of Moments of Pause.

Try Integrating Moments of Pause into Your Day. Sometimes, random moments in life get you thinking about wider issues. And this happened to me just the other day whilst I was grinding my coffee. This is not something I normally do – grind my coffee I mean. I receive...

Why You Should Use a Journal to Reflect on Your Life.

It’s Really Important to Make Time to Reflect. That’s Why I Use a Journal. Having been away last week – that’s why there was no newsletter, apologies! – and given that there was some long travel involved, I enjoyed a bit of time to journal and take time to reflect....

HOW to Integrate the Freedom to Choose

The Freedom to Choose So, last Monday was interesting... It was a gorgeous morning and I was out early walking my dog Milo (quite slowly, as he's thirteen now). It was going to be a beautiful day and the Lakeland hills were calling me! So, I did something I don't...

Avoiding Overwhelm: HOW to Prioritise Your Tasks and Habits.

'Prioritise Your Tasks and Habits' Sounds Great – But How do You do It? Think Impact and Influence. Change in work and life, as we’ve discussed before, is often construed as something requiring grit, endurance, effort, and endless self-restraint. We’re taught to see...

HOW to Work from Home Effectively: Three Tips

Working from Home Takes Some Getting Used To. Here are My Top Tips on How to Work from Home Effectively Transitioning from office work to working from home is not always easy. And, whilst it brings its frustrations, working in-office does have some perks that we often...

Why Micro-Learning is the Future

With Micro-Learning We Can Flatten the Forgetting Curve In a recent article I talked about the forgetting curve, the diagram that describes the speed with which we forget the things we’ve learned. If the Ebbinghaus’s curve defines the problem, micro-learning is the...

Why We’re Procrastinating More During Lockdown

On Procrastination and Emotional Regulation In my last article, I wrote about how people across the country are finding ways to pursue personal development in lockdown. Yet, I don’t want to pretend that it is all going swimmingly all the time. For most of us, it is a...

Five Steps to a To-Do List That’s Actually Doable.

Too Many People Write To-Do Lists Wrongly. Here’s HOW to Make a To-Do List that’s Actually Doable. A list of vague wishes. A series of complex tasks or multifaceted projects. Maybe a collection of intentions, goals, or aspirations. If this is what it looks like,...

We’re Acing Personal Development in Lockdown

Making the Most of Personal Growth During Lockdown Whilst the UK is opening up, the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, with scientists scientists warning that we may just be months into a lifelong relationship with the virus. New ways of living are inevitable, with...

Interested in the HOW Skill Set? Select a category below to find out more.