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I’m former a columnist for Psychologies magazine and I write about personal and professional presence, personal branding, and being your best self for publications including the Huffington Post and Psychologies Life Labs. I have also been featured in Psychology Today, The Sunday Times, Top Santé, and on CNBC.

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MoxieCast 008: How to Push Yourself Without Crashing, with Christine Livingston

  Sometimes it can feel like there are two ways of working: Going full throttle (look at how much I’m getting done); and recovering (look at me doing my dead fly impression).  It’s a two-speed cycle: Wo-hoo and boo-hoo.  Overachievers, I am talkin’ to you… So how can you work hard without crashing and burning? […]

MoxieCast 007: How Motivation Happens. Mark McGuinness on Mojo, Resilience & Techno-dancing

Motivation is the holy grail of working states. We crave it; covet it. And when it’s there, that thing you want to do feels entirely doable.  Motivation is a state of creative grace. When it’s gone, things limp along, and we push our lives and projects uphill, waiting for this state of grace to hit […]

Blog: Do You Over-Yes?

You buy books that you don’t have time to read. You’ve signed up for online courses that you never even started (yep, me too). You fantasize about sleeping for weeks. Your default response to “How are you?” is a wild-eyed “SO busy!”  Add a few arm flails for effect. You start your day feeling buried, […]

MoxieCast 006: How the Stories We Tell Ourselves Impact Our Behavior

Today I’m speaking to writer, editor and content strategist Cheri Hanson, who is also the author of Create Awesome Content. She has experience with getting the monkey of negative thoughts off of her back, and is excited to share her experiences and successes with our listeners through her storytelling. Some of the topics that we’ll […]

Moxiecast 005: How to Be a Curiosity Ninja with John-Paul Flintoff

Curiosity is an antidote to the fear that can shut us down. As adults, we hesitate to do things that might make us look silly. What will people think?  We play it safe; take less chances; get a little more beige and predictable year by year. If that’s as depressing for you as it feels […]

MoxieCast 004: The Mental Workout Behind the Physical One, with Charlene Hutsebaut

Behind every physical workout is a mental workout. Are you using the ‘go hard, or go home’ approach? What if there was a gentler way to prime yourself for wellbeing that actually worked and felt way better? So you ate cake.  Or A cake.  Now you stare at yourself in the mirror, disgusted, and tell […]

Moxiecast 003: How to Handle Persistent Negative Thoughts (like you’re not good enough and other malarkey)

I’ve been lucky to have Cheri Hanson on MoxieCast for a trilogy of deep, powerful conversations. For those of you who haven’t yet heard Episode 1, Cheri is a writer, content strategist and creative dynamo. Most of all, she’s a great conversationalist with a sharp mind and a gentle wit. This episode is our second […]

Moxiecast 002: Diffusing Imposter Syndrome with Emma Stroud

Do the inner fraud police live in your head?  You may recognise them as the seductively believable thoughts that whisper, ‘You’re not good enough to do this,’ or ‘You shouldn’t be here – any moment now, you’ll be found out and busted for the lame-o fraud that you are.’  Yep.  Those guys.   This unhelpful […]

Moxiecast 001: Turn Up the Volume on Your Passions with Cheri Hanson

My guest today is Cheri Hanson, writer, journalist and all-round creative chameleon. Our conversation explores why so many of us leave our creativity and productivity on the back burner, and how we can cut that out already. Everyone has “music,” an expression within themselves that they can choose to hide or show the world. This […]

Need a Mojo Defibrillator?

If you’re creating something important (but feel stalled and disgruntled), here are 3 ways to keep your mojo in flow This post is for anyone who is creating something – a podcast, a blog, a book, a business, a social media following, a career that makes you light up. More specifically, it’s for anyone who […]

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