HOW WE HELP
LEAVE THE LAND OF 'MEH'
Having been on our own journeys to understand who we are and what we want out of life, we fully understand the challenges, mental barriers and steps to go through the process of change and growth. It can feel quite daunting at times, so here is a list of our resources that can help to provide inspiration, connection, reflection and action. No matter where you are on your journey, we have something for everyone. Start where you are with what you have and build from there.
AT A GLANCE
Use this section to quickly get to what interests you most.
We love sharing inspiring stories from inspirational people and how they found their passion - their True North. Take inspiration from people who have been there, experienced the same challenges and doubts, and taken action to create a more fulfilling life in line with their values and passion.
INSPIRATION NORTH PODCAST
Inspiring stories from inspirational people and how they found their passion - their True North.
Take inspiration from a wide variety of guests from, or located in, the North East of England and from further afield.
INSPIRING RESEARCH PODCAST
An Inspiration North production
and ABC Accelerating Business Collaboration funded by the Economic & Social Research Council, showcasing the best of social science research in the North East of England and Northern Ireland from institutions across the NINE Doctoral Training Partnership.
INSPIRATION NORTH PODCAST FRANCE
Did you know that James lived and worked in France for 5 years? He figured why not share inspiring stories and practice his French too.
This podcast follows the format of the English podcast and brings an international flavour to the mix.
TAKE THE FIVE STEPS TO DEFINING YOUR SUCCESS
No matter where you are in life, you can start taking these five steps to define what success means to you. Whether you're wondering if the success you've been sold is really all it's cracked up to be, or whether you need a big change, you have all the resources you need to escape the 'Land of Meh.'
This free 3-part workbook is to guide you in asking yourself some powerful questions, getting you thinking and to challenge you. There are workbook exercises, journal questions and reflection exercises.
The last question we ask all of our Inspiration North podcast guests:
"If we could take you back to chat with your 18 year old self, what advice would you give?"
Our first book compiles all the insight and gems of wisdom from our first 100 podcasts.
Join us in building our community and creating social impact through a variety of events and initiatives that bring like-minded, upbeat and fun individuals together to learn, grow and laugh.
21 DAYS TO HAPPINESS
We are typically taught that when we are successful, then we will be happy.
This old school thinking does nothing to help our overall mental wellbeing and sense of happiness.
Our online course teaches you all you need to know with the simple tools and techniques to change your happiness levels over 21 days.
This is backed and proven by positive psychology research.
DEFINE YOUR SUCCESS PROGRAMME
A 12-week interactive online programme to help you define success on your own terms. Take action with weekly steps as part of a collaborative and nurturing community of fellow travellers on the same path.
Develop the Foundations
Creating a positive environment for your growth.
Taking control of your life.
Finding your inner compass.
Define your Own Success
Understanding your calling.
Create the Life you Want
Stepping out of your comfort zone.
Creating your vision.
Fanning the flames for success.
Work one-to-one with James and Michelle. After getting to know each other and understanding where you want to make improvements in life, we will create a plan of action with self reflection exercises, bi-weekly calls, and accountability from us. Previous clients have wanted to address self-awareness, understand their values and strengths, plus plot out a course for a career change.
“Start where you are.
Use what you have.
Do what you can.”