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Coaching real-life stories

CASE STUDIES 

Imposter Syndrome at work

Luke had worked at his company for over 10 years, and on the surface, was flying high. He was a top performer, but felt compelled to constantly prove just how good he was.  He was hypervigilent and had become obsessive about constructing perfect emails,  beginning to miss deadlines. Find out how he challenged his feelings of being a fraud...

Career change at 40

Jo was an entrepreneur with a successful yoga and nutritional business that she was proud to have built up from scratch. She was however, realising that she felt increasingly disillusioned about her business, jaded from the amount of admin work to market her classes.  Find out how she stopped feeling drained and exhausted . . . 

Work life balance 

As a consultant at a busy city hospital trust, Simon was suffering along with the rest of the medical profession with post-covid backlog and the chronic effects of over-work. He was mentally and emotionally on call 24/7 to respond to his patients, his team, and the hospital's ever-increasing needs. Find out how he rebalanced his work  and life ...

Student anxiety & depression

Lola had a first from a well-respected university, an upbeat lively personality and a great group of friends and supportive family.  Life started to unravel for her after she graduated, with the pandemic putting  up barriers to travel plans and work, let alone any volunteering abroad to springboard a potential career in international relations. Find out how she started to find her mojo again ...

Finding motivation and purpose

Sarah was an intelligent, stylish woman living in a gorgeous leafy suburb, but languishing in a life that had stagnated, rather than evolved. She couldn’t muster up any excitement for the research agency she had founded. She began to wonder if she was despressed or just accept that this was how life was.  Find out how she transformed herself and found her motivation ...

Starting a business

Max was ready to give up his full-time role as a secondary school teacher, and put his efforts into his new start-up. He'd been ready for a while, but economic conditions were proving difficult to judge and he wasn't sure he'd make it financially. Find out how his  classic black and white thinking created false 'good and bad' choices... 

Mid-life crisis

To an outsider Patrick's life was successful and full.  What was clear to him though, was that whilst it was busy, he was increasingly wondering why he worked as hard as he did and what had happened to his ambitions and dreams and the younger trailblazing Patrick.  Find out how he overcame his mid-life crisis ...