Letting Go of Self-Doubt and ‘Supposed to’

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As we arrive closer to the end of the year it provides a great opportunity for reflection on guidepost 9: ‘Cultivating Meaningful Work: Letting Go of Self-Doubt and Supposed to’ from The Gifts of Imperfection by Dr Brené Brown. As many of us run out of steam and complain of tiredness from the long year [...]

Trust Your Gut!

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This month we have arrived at the half way point in the 10 Guideposts of Wholehearted living by Dr Brené Brown.  If you haven’t read the first 4, take a few minutes to refer back to my earlier posts. The fifth guidepost outlined By Brené Brown in her book “The Gifts of Imperfection” is Cultivating [...]

Seize the Moments of Joy with Gratitude

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The fourth guidepost outlined By Brené Brown in her work is: Cultivating Gratitude and Joy: Letting Go of Scarcity and Fear of the Dark This guidepost is one that may sound simple but can reveal vulnerabilities on both sides of the equation. Gratitude and joy may seem like concepts that most would eagerly embrace but [...]

Who Do You Spend The Most Time With?


As an avid fan of the late Jim Rohn’s teachings I am always drawn to his words of wisdom especially when they help me to define how to be more successful in business.  One of his biggest areas of focus is to do with the people you choose to spend time with, in fact one [...]

The Brick – A Reminder for us all…

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighbourhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw something. As his car passed, no children appeared. Instead, a brick smashed into the Jag's side [...]

Are You Adding Value?

One of the most common questions I find myself asking my clients and myself when choosing what to say or which action to take is “is this adding value?” Whether it is to a conversation, to a relationship or to what we want for ourselves. In a world full of information and communication I am [...]

Are you a Master of Manifesting?

The first two months of 2012 have passed so quickly!  How have you been progressing toward the goals you set at the beginning of the year?   Could you benefit from an injection of positive energy and support from a group of like-minded individuals? If you are you ready to be a part of something special [...]

The Roman God of Beginnings

Coincidentally (or not as is my usual finding), as I was preparing myself to attend tomorrows end of year Beyond Success seminar I came across a piece of information about a mythological Roman God called Janus that is quite relevant and worthy of sharing. Janus was known as the God of Gates and Doors and [...]

In the Distance Between Things…

Like many, I have been caught up in the Pre-Christmas rush that somehow seems to consume anything and everything that I do for the four weeks leading up to Christmas.  While most of my organising is done by December 1st (a challenge I like to set for myself to maximise the opportunity for a joyful [...]

“What If”…

I have been wanting to watch the movie “Letters to Juliet” for some time now (knowing full well that it would be a tear jerker) and I finally created the opportunity for myself this week – I wasn’t disappointed. The movie is about an American girl, Sophie, (Amanda Seyfried) on vacation in Italy who finds [...]