Fear

  • what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail

    What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

    So just between us, what would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? What would you change about your work or life? Would you dream a bigger dream? Would you be courageous and take bold action? Sadly, the truth is that most of us don’t live the life we want because, put bluntly, we’re […]

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  • midlife crisis

    Is this all there is? Facing a midlife crisis

    At dinner last week one of my girlfriends (let’s call her Donna) blurted out “I think I’m having a midlife crisis. I mean, is this all there is?”. Sadly, the statement was not shocking. Not because Donna’s life is a mess. Far from it! She is one of the most successful women I know. In […]

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  • lessons from 2020

    Lessons from 2020 that I’ll take into 2021

    As the year-end looms, like many people I’ve been reflecting on the lessons I’ve learnt in 2020. And there have been many but here are the key takeaways that will shape my thinking into the future. 1. Worry gets me nowhere good April to June as my dark period of 2020. As things changed rapidly […]

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  • visioning for 2021

    What will 2021 bring for you?

    I think we can all agree 2020 has been a year to remember. And not for the best of reasons. And as December dawns, I keep hearing ‘I can’t wait for this year to be over’. Now I certainly understand the sentiment but here’s the sad truth – a new year does not equal a […]

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  • how to be brave

    How to be brave instead of fearless

    Sometimes we think about being fearless as being a magic key to unlocking our dreams and our potential. But I want to stand in defence of fear today. And I want to suggest that instead of being fearless we should be embracing how to be brave. Because ultimately, being fearless is overrated. After all, if […]

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  • dealing with pain

    What goes on behind closed doors

    The simple fact is that no one knows what goes on behind closed doors. And over the last few weeks, I’ve been reminded that a happy exterior can be a mask for inner turmoil, confusion or unhappiness. So I wanted to reach out today and tell you this: wherever you are in life and whatever […]

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  • living courageously

    Hitting 50! Living courageously & other life lessons

    You’re right, I do not look 50! And that of course is because I’m not. But today, I am proud to say that this my friends, is my 50th blog here at Beautiful Disruptions! Last June I launched my business after 18 months of thinking about it. And that commitment has guided me to live […]

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  • impossible goal

    Got an Impossible Goal? Start pursuing it!

    I am a big fan of goal setting and a believer that there is no such thing as being too ambitious. But I know that many of us, myself included, often shy away from what we really want because, well, it seems like an impossible goal. And after all, who am I do that? And […]

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  • living up to your potential

    Not living up to your potential? Read this!

    One of the most common things I hear from people is that they don’t feel they’re living up to their potential. And if you’ve ever thought this, please keep reading. Because my thoughts on this are unconventional. Despite my love of personal development, I am not going to offer you 5 ways to do more. […]

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