Strong back. Soft front. Wild heart.

I have two teenage boys at home – one my own, and one whose mother has courageously sent him halfway across the world to live with a stranger. A third [...]

By | April 18th, 2019|

State of bondage

It’s increasingly my belief that our purpose in life consists of only two things: To see who we are, To have the courage to be it. Everything else is bondage.

By | March 9th, 2019|

How to win at pool

About 60 million years ago, when I was 29, I was rocking it with one hand in the pocket of my brand new Diesel jeans, the other dexterously holding an [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|

An idea whose time has come

  On your life’s journey You discover things that are Obvious yet profound.   Take for example: “How you live every day is How you live your life.”   It [...]

By | November 4th, 2018|

Be soft like water

My foray into the underbelly of kimura shukokai karate holds surprising contrasts. The latest instruction hurled at me from across the tatami was to be ‘soft like water’. For those [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|

Living under a coat of bright, shiny nail-polish

Yesterday, a client and I spent 20 minutes discussing nail polish. I’ll let that sink in for a minute. Bright and shiny on the outside, but gosh, what’s all that [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|

Missing from your daily habits

1.     Offer to help 2.     Look behind you and fix what’s not right 3.     Eat something nutritious 4.     Breathe 5.     Find the gaps between your thoughts 6.     Say something nice [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|

Why We Beat Ourselves Up (And What To Do About It)

Earlier this week I took part in a speaking competition. I knew my lines. I knew where to stand and how to move. I was calm. The topic was original. [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|

The Don’t-Want-To Flu

You never heard from me last week because I had a bad case of the Don’t-Want-Tos. What I didn’t want to do was create, add my voice, be generous, walk [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|

Why You Need A Moral Compass

Suits is my all time favourite television show. It’s complex, sophisticated and funny. The characters draw you in to the high stakes world of corporate litigation, making them highly believable, [...]

By | April 13th, 2016|
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