Monthly Archives: August 2016

29 08, 2016

Can confidence actually come from a “Certificate of Participation”?

August 29th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be handy if you could go and get some confidence in a jar?

I don’t think confidence is available in jar form as yet.  I’m also not entirely sure that confidence necessarily comes from a “certificate of participation, either, but I can see where people are coming from when they try this.  I

7 08, 2016

Shame: Coaching versus criticism

August 7th, 2016|General|0 Comments

What secrets do you keep about yourself?  What are you ashamed about?

Shame is the feeling that arises when we think about ourselves as being “bad”, or “wrong”, or “broken”.  Shame is a negative evaluation of the self – different from guilt which is a negative evaluation of our actions or behaviour. Guilt is where