Lifestyle

  • 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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  • 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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  • what really matters in life

    Rethinking what really matters in life

    If 2020 has done anything, it’s been to give us plenty of time to consider what really matters in life. With dwindling social lives and work routines turned upside down, for most of us, our appreciation of simple freedoms and pleasures has grown. And somewhere in all this downtime, many of us have found ourselves […]

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  • can i have it all

    Can I have it all? Myth or fact

    As women of a certain age, most of us grew up being told we can have it all. But as we get older and start to appreciate the complexities of life, most of us question if it’s true. So I want to share with you my take on the question and explain how I manage […]

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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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  • have i missed the boat

    Wondering ‘have I missed the boat?’

    At some point in our lives, we all ponder the question of ‘have I missed the boat?’ It might be in the context of considering a new career, having children or finding the love of your life. You may be feeling a little deflated or overwhelmed but I want to offer this advice – it […]

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  • overcoming resistance

    Being Unapologetically Me: Part 2 – Overcoming Resistance

    Last week I shared how I ventured into the nagging feeling and taken a good look at my life. How I’d dared to reimagine it and create a new, bold future for myself. But then once I had a clear vision a funny thing happened. Resistance set in. Resistance from others and also from myself. […]

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  • life after COVID

    Life after COVID-19: Creating a life by design

    COVID-19 has given us all a lot of time to think. If it’s taught me one thing, it’s how much I love wearing trackies to ‘the office’. And as restrictions (thankfully) begin to ease here in Australia, we’re facing some tough decisions. From what is appropriate clothing to wear in public to what do I […]

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  • best self

    Striving to be my best self – A reflection

    I’m not gonna lie… Last week was a shocker. I was definitely not being my best self. Instead, I felt like nothing I was doing was good enough. I felt frustrated, exhausted and if I’m honest, pretty miserable.  After a little wallowing, I realised I was completely out of alignment with the person I want to be.  […]

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