A prolonged period of personal growth and reflection has enabled me to gain clarity that although I may well have characteristics that are not very helpful, I also know that they do not define who I am. I can embrace the impact those characteristics have on my life, without giving in into them.
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Lockdown Shakedown and beyond For nearly three years, I have been writing a daily journal. I find it interesting to look back at what I wrote at the beginning of the lockdown. I was in a state of shock and it took me about two weeks to get my head around to what was happening. […]
It’s interesting to look back and retrace the road that has taken me where I am now. Over the years, I have experienced growth and setbacks. I call it the roller-coaster of life. Thank you for being part of my life It was a cold winter’s night when I arrived in London from Rome. I […]
How can ‘Hope & Resilience’ help communities through methods such as Social Prescribing and Early Intervention?
The year for reflection 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us – so that’s one of the reasons why I thought an early free Christmas Gift might cheer us all up! This year, I too have experienced my own ups and downs – from shock and disbelief, to taking the time to […]
Defining Moments Have you ever found yourself saying “Why do I keep procrastinating?” This is a story about showing off what makes you happy. As a Life Coach, you may think this should be easy for me… However, like everyone else, I too am still on my own journey of self discovery (practising the process […]
“There is something in this book for every entrepreneur. Different chapters will resonate with different people because there is no one entrepreneurial model. One key factor that can cripple many solopreneurs, however, is an unresolved past experience. This is where Anna Stapleton’s insights in Chapter Four – Your Pathway to Success – are especially valuable.” […]
Thank you to Garry Kousoulou for having given me the opportunity to contribute to his recent book “Being Happy at Work – The Optical Edition – The Book Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Read”. Below is an extract of chapter I authored exploring expectations of oneself and others. Please contact me if you would like to […]
Happy New 2019!!! January is the time to make new promises and look ahead, not just at the next 12 months, but 3, 5, 10 years ahead. I have two questions for you: “What is it that matters to you?” and “Do you know what to do to get it?” Over the last 30 years […]
Today is 47 years since my arrival in London from Rome! The plan was that I would stay here for six months to improve my English. I came as an au-pair. Little did I know that so many years later, I would still be here. I was initially fairly confused because people would not understand […]
Delighted to see my article titled ‘What is Life Coaching‘ in the debut Loving Local Enfield Magazine! This article touches on why it is important to work with a life coach, the process you go through (the areas of discovery) and the fact that there is a coach for everyone. Hope you enjoy this short […]
I recently started a mentoring programme in a local secondary school where I am mentoring 3 girls and 5 boys who are in Year 10. It is such a privilege to connect with young people and understand their perspective of life and work in partnership with the school! Taking me back In my early career […]