Writer Sophie Hanson is a Rose & Butterfly client who has gone from strength to strength with her writing over the past year. This is in part thanks to her commitment to digging deep to explore the narratives that really matter to her, as well as dedication to courses that…
I achieved three things I’m particularly proud of in 2017, but this isn’t a smug list, I’d hope it’s more of a down to earth reflection on them, warts and all! I walked 56KM (33miles) for to raise money for British Red Cross. I’m very proud of this, it’s the…
This is the second post in a three-part series by writer and mental health advocate Louise Jones. For Rose & Butterfly, this is an experiment in writing about personal development while being coached. In this second installment Louise confronts her own quarter-life crisis. I hit rock bottom two months after…
I can’t be bothered
It’s too hard for me
I won’t be taken seriously
I’ll do it tomorrow
It won’t be good enough
I’m too tired
What’s the point
These are some of the phrases that our internal monologue can rattle off in a matter of seconds. They start to form in our heads when we are faced with something that will be a challenge, something new or maybe just something that requires us to stop being so determined by our feelings.
The following is written for those of you who are highly motivated and proactive in moving forwards in life, and yet regularly have a feeling of being ‘stuck’. Note I use the phrase ‘feeling of’ rather than saying you ‘are stuck‘.
“Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while you’re waiting.” (Joyce Meyer)