Habits

  • 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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  • important life skill

    Important life skills I wish I’d learnt at school

    As I sit with a teenager and newborn at home, I’ve been reflecting on important life skills. And while I appreciate the wisdom and personal growth I’ve been through, here are the 3 important life skills I wish I’d learnt at school. I’ve also included some great resources for those of us who still need […]

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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 can i stay on top of everything

    Trying to stay on top of everything? Here’s what I do

    If you’ve ever wondered how you can possibly stay on top of everything, you my friend are not alone. The emails start stacking up, voicemails go unanswered and no matter how many hours you put in you just can’t get ahead. At one point or another, we’ve all experienced that overwhelming sensation that things are […]

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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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  • stop being busy

    My decision to stop being busy

    It was about 6 or 7 years ago when I had a conversation that changed my life. I was talking to my friend Laura and doing the normal ‘how have you been?’ exchange and before I answered, she preempted my response with ‘you’re so busy right?!’ And just like that, I decided something needed to […]

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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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  • what's my legacy

    Wondering ‘What’s my legacy?’ Consider this

    With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s passing the idea of legacy has been on my mind. RBG’s legacy, politician’s legacies and indeed, what my own legacy will be. Now I have no illusions that I will create the type of change and progress that RBG did, but I do know that I, like every other person […]

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  • why work with a coach

    Why work with a coach? Here’s why!

    5 years ago I was introduced to coaching and for the record, it has changed my life. Not only has it led to me becoming a certified coach but more importantly, it has changed my beliefs and thought process. This has allowed me to create a life that looks drastically different, the result being I’m […]

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