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Last year I had the privilege of working with a fantastic Coach, James Marris, and I’m still working through all the fantastic concepts he introduced me to. One of them was Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (see the image here), and I must say – I am a fan. How I understand Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs…

Choices, choices…

Congratulate yourself.  You made a good choice.  I believe you’re reading this because you’ve chosen to take a huge step toward achieving the life you deserve by choosing to take positive steps in your own personal development and achievement of your life goals.  As with most things in life – starting is the hardest part.

Thank you for not being easily satisfied

High school students are expected to select subjects that lead on to what they wish to do with their future. But who really knows what they want to do when they’re 15? The subjects I picked were Chemistry, Drama, Travel and Tourism, and Computers and I had a genuine interest in all of them. Am…

Being Vulnerable

“There’s nothing more beautiful than authenticity. There’s nothing stronger than vulnerability. There’s no better time than now.” ― Vironika Tugaleva Shortly I’ll be back at work.  Not after a period away, a short break away helping some friends out.  It has been a good time – a change is as good as a holiday.  I…

Finding Courage

What catalysed me to take this step now? The real prospect of regret. Looking over the brow of the hill and seeing my gravestone. I’ve had a few moments lately to reflect on mortality. What the hell! Here I am. “Boredom beats Fear! Like paper beats rock.” A life lesson learned from the guru Eddie…

Six Tips for Making the Leap to Meaningful Work

We love this piece from Roman Krznaric, Ph.D., a founding faculty member of The School of Life in London The idea of fulfilling work—a job that reflects our passions, talents, and values—is a modern invention. Open Dr. Johnson’s celebrated Dictionary, published in 1755, and the word “fulfilment” doesn’t even appear. But today our expectations are…

LOOKING GOOD AND BEING A FEMINIST

I consider myself a feminist; I love men, I am married, I wear steel boned corsets, false eyelashes and fake tan; I have stopped short of plastic surgery, but I support people who feel the need for it in their lives. But these are all expressions of my identity, I am the girl who never…