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We are experts at 
personal development

We use a unique combination of personal development, positive psychology, coaching and cognitive behavioural therapies to create our holistic products and services.

Choose between our 1:1 coaching or our welcoming and interactive programmes combining over eighteen years of research to give you our trademark Lifebulb Moments – powerful epiphanies that help you laugh more, love more, play more and earn more.

Our new book: Picture This

Concept Nina Grunfeld Illustrations by Michael Thomas. Written in collaboration with Annie Lionnet.

To use Picture This you simply:
1. Think of something that's worrying you
2. Randomly choose a page number and
turn to that page
3. Then look at the picture and ask yourself
the questions opposite

Use Picture This on your own or have fun with friends

Buy in your local bookshop or online here:

Wow! Book is addictive! An amazing new tool to help you figure out your own thoughts and feelings. Illuminating in every sense.

Rachel Kelly, Sunday Times bestselling author and mental health advocate

I've just done it with my friend!!! Wow! we both had massive ahas. Really enlightening.

Edward Biagioni

What a brilliant book! An ingenious, deep, powerful and profound way to help you become unstuck and start moving forward. This book will transform your life. It will help you get the clarity you need with one simple exercise.

Suzy Walker, Metro newspaper

Took it on holiday and did it with my friends. Everyone LOVED the book

Lucie Kinloch

Simple, original and it hits right home.

Nick Hewer, Advisor to Alan Sugar, The Apprentice, and Countdown host

A delicious deep-dive into self

Brenda Emmanus OBE broadcaster and journalist


Want to collect some of our previous books?
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I want to really thank you for creating The life book. It has helped me so many times.


How to get what you want was really helpful when my 14 year old son had a crisis of confidence, so thank you.


The big book of me is a sort of course… full of highly effective and simple exercises which work brilliantly alone or with a group


I’m a big fan of all the LifeClubs books, I’ve bought three of the four so far and gifted two of them to friends. Great feedback from all of us.


Anyone in a relationship can benefit from The big book of us… Great wedding present!


Nina Grunfeld's books are fun, inspiring and informative - written from the heart and offering simple, yet effective techniques to bring about profound changes in your life. Highly recommended.


…clutching my new bible, The big book of me.


What we do

We are experts in Wellbeing programmes, which include communication, performance and leadership. Our coaching techniques, whether 1:1 or in groups, make individuals more aware of themselves and each other which gives them confidence to inspire a productive and engaged community.

We work with every level of your workplace - executives, managers, teams and graduates, they’re all people.

Our most popular products during the last few years have been:

How you benefit

Our programmes are fun, but the benefits are serious.

Our clients report improvement in these areas:

  • Performance and output
  • Employee engagement
  • Workplace atmosphere
  • Conflict management

And their employees tell us about the following:

  • More motivation and energy
  • Feeling hopeful about the future
  • Increased confidence and self-acceptance
  • Improved relationships with colleagues
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Increase in ROI*

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Increase in Motivation*

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Increase in Organisational Commitment*

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Increase in Resilience*

*Independent research available on request

Meet CEOs Karen Howarth and Nina Grunfeld

Nina Grunfeld, Life Clubs

Karen started with LifeClubs in 2023, having first been a client of LifeClubs group coaching for many years.

Karen brings her legal and commercial expertise with her as well as her excellent coaching skills.

Together with Nina and our wonderful team, we run our unique programmes around the world.

Nina Grunfeld founded LifeClubs in 2004

"Nina is rather special... a gentle, intuitive presence... who uses humour and self-recognition to confront big topics"
— Evening Standard

Watch Nina at The Good Life Experience
talking about leading a good life.

Meet some of our coaches

Karen Howarth

Since 2023, Karen has been CEO LifeClubs at Work. Karen joins us from a career as a magic circle firm corporate lawyer and after training as an executive and career coach with Birkbeck.

Al Brunker

Al began his career as an employment law solicitor, working for both Lewis Silkin and Shell. Winning the 2009 Speakers Trust Trainer of the Year, Al is now a facilitator helping clients to think and communicate creatively.

Fiona Buckland

Having led teams in both Amazon and Penguin, Fiona now works as a professional coach and writer as well as curating and producing TEDxHackney. Warm and compassionate, Fiona is great at focusing on her audience’s needs.

Louisa Burnand

Louisa joined Life Clubs in 2013, with a background in personal development, training and consultancy. As an experienced coach and mediator, her work focuses on wellbeing, leadership and relationships, especially where there is conflict or difficulty.

Suki Collins

Suki Collins is a Global 500 Influential Leader award-winning Business Coach and an accredited Executive Coach. She has had over 20 years of experience at senior HR management level. She enjoys working with CEOs and leaders in STEMM and has seen the ROI of the positive impact coaching makes.

Martha Cuffy

Martha’s holistic approach opens up untapped realms to shift communication dynamics, neutralise stress patterns, deepen body wisdom and restore vitality and humanity in leaders and teams.

And this can all happen with more ease and fun than imagined.

Carol Faculjak

After spending the first 15 years of her career in marketing and communications, Carol has extensive experience in coaching. As a facilitator, Carol is focused on results whilst maintaining a great room dynamic.

Maurits Kalff

From a background in Eurostar and KLM, psychological coach Maurits, now specialises in developing people and building teams. A strong communicator, Maurits has worked with LifeClubs since 2005.

Jackee Holder

Jackee is a leadership coach, trained as a counsellor and specialises in personal growth and wellbeing.

Jackee is the author of several books and is an ordained interfaith minister who enjoys working at the intersection of leadership and wellness.

Lynne Irwin

Lynne formerly enjoyed a career in HR working for IMS, ACI, Virgin Media and others. With incredible inter-personal skills, Lynne has a gentle, supportive style, using an engaging approach to achieve success.

Marie Loney

From fashion to teaching I'm now an experienced executive coach, business consultant and trainer. Utilising creative skills, I invite companies to adopt a wellbeing lens to manage the challenges they face through leadership and workplace concerns.

Ingrid Massie

Ingrid is an advanced Grief Recovery Specialist as well as a coach and NLP Master Practitioner. She believes that it is absolutely possible to heal from life’s deepest heartbreaks. Ingrid’s background is in training, running a successful IT training business from age 25.

Gordon Melvin

With Gordon’s wealth of working experience both within the NHS in acute and psychiatric health and running Enneagram programmes around the world, he enables people to focus on and illuminate their essential self, core issues and aspirations.

Emer Pateman

After 15 years as a nursery school manager and early years educator, Emer’s focus is now coaching and wellbeing.

Emer gets her energy from inspiring and empowering others to take action and make the changes they want to see. Her work focuses on confidence, wellbeing and mindset, gently challenging others to think in different ways.

Sheena Rogers

Sheena was Professor of Psychology at two leading US universities before returning to the UK to become a coach. She specialises in personal growth and leadership development.

Cheryl Royall

Cheryl is driven by the desire to help others enjoy life and realise their potential. She specialises in working with women to increase confidence, enhance their careers and establish a work life balance where their wellbeing is a priority.

Thouraya Sayess

Passionate about people, performance and change, Thouraya began her working life as a consultant with an MBA from LBS. Her mission is to help everyone become more self-aware in order to create the impact they want.

Michaela Stewart

Michaela is passionate about seeing people thrive in their careers and healthy in their minds and bodies through her business, The WellBeings Collective. She has previous experience in HR, working in numerous L&D roles within the FMCG sector.

Siona Tomlinson

Siona comes from a successful background in property and sales. As an experienced coach, her warm and supportive approach builds on strengths, promoting self awareness and self belief. Complemented by an effective intuition, she challenges when necessary achieving real and lasting results for her clients.

Rachel Turner

Rachel has worked as a L&D Consultant and Performance Coach for over twenty years and enjoys inspiring, stimulating and challenging others. Rachel's specialities include team leadership, relationships and wellbeing.

Christopher Walker

A passionate advocate of lifelong learning, Christopher is an experienced senior consultant, trainer, coach, facilitator and positive psychology practitioner with over 20 years experience in a variety of learning roles across four sectors. Christopher helps individuals, teams, and organisations transform through learning.

Sue Walter

CEO, board member, coach and advisor with over 30 years of experience in fast-growing organisations including: private equity ventures, start-ups, public sector and not-for-profit.

Skilled in business development, entrepreneurship, turn-around, strategic planning and change management.

Jimi Wall

Jimi is a career, work and leadership coach with a first class degree in international management. He honed his expertise whilst working in Leadership Development at the London Business School and has experience in business development across leadership, digital and technology.

Justyn Waterman

After studying to be a musician, Justyn spent 15 years in education as a teacher and senior leader. He is passionate about helping individuals to find new pathways to success and balance in life through transformative coaching.

Vonnie Alexander

Vonnie started her working life in adland before setting up her own agency in 2002. The catalyst for a change of direction into coaching for teams and individuals was her observation that if we are mentally prepared we can be at our most creative and resourceful - even when challenged or under pressure.

Jane Baker

Jane has 18 years experience as a leadership coach and trainer focusing on confidence, motivation, awareness of behaviour patterns, and the impact that all these have on others. Jane was awarded National Mentor of the Year 2019.

Emily Bal

After a first career in marketing for non-profits, Emily retrained as a confidence coach to help ambitious professionals get unstuck, take control and create positive change in their lives. She specialises in boosting confidence to support career evolution through both pure coaching and self development tools.

Lexie Bebbington

Lexie is a coach, facilitator and educator with over 15 years of experience. She shares a groundbreaking new approach that helps people find lasting freedom from work stress, anxiety, self doubt and unwanted habits without the need to rely on willpower.

    Who we work with

    Lewisham council
    Youth Justice Board
    VMLY&r (Geometry)
    Probably the most worthwhile course I’ve attended in my working life

    — Guardian Media Group

    We have all noticed a vast improvement in the way we are working. We are working more effectively, far less ‘going around in circles’

    — Accenture

    I would recommend LifeClubs to help change the perspective of your employees, for them to feel more positive and help maintain focus on their organisational goals

    — Cerner

    Your workshops have done wonders in bringing our team (even) closer together. It really helped nurture the team’s spirit and dynamism – on top of helping us personally to be more reflective

    — Legal team, Working Families

    I was astonished how, with just a few structured exercises, you got us to focus on what is actually important in our lives

    — Guild of Health Journalists

    LifeClubs epitomises people innovation – key to the future of any organisation

    — Purple Beach

    I learnt loads about myself… the team learnt buckets to use going forward. I would whole-heartedly recommend this to others who want their teams to be brilliant

    — Red Bull

    As featured in...

    The Times
    Evening Standard
    The Big Issue
    Men's Health
    Marie Claire
    The Spectator
    The Telegraph
    The Guardian

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