Monthly Archives: August 2016

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

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 […]

By |August 29th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Shame: Coaching versus criticism

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 […]

By |August 7th, 2016|General|0 Comments