Everything changed for me when …

This question should be asked in every interview to every person ever: Everything changed for me when … It was asked of Elle Roberts here and I just loved her answer: I stopped listening to other peoples’ version of success, and started believing in my own. Elle’s thoughts of course Continue Reading

10 ways life is simpler than we think

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time fantasising about selling everything we own and moving the whole family to a bush shack in Yallingup. Whenever my mind starts wandering in this direction, I know what it’s actually craving. A simpler life. And it appears I’m not the only one because Continue Reading

Doing what you love is easier than you think

I always wince a little when I see this Steve Jobs quote: I’m quite aware he intended it to be an aspirational call to action. But I’m not sure he meant it to convey ‘if you’re not doing what you love for a job, then you’re a mug’. Regardless, it’s become quite the holy grail these Continue Reading

When is the right time to be brave and bold?

My bosses were pretty shocked. And justifiably so. Only a month earlier I’d had a long chat with one of them about how I had no aspirations to have my own business – I was happy being a worker; ‘let someone else have all the stress of running a business and being responsible for Continue Reading

Why live an intentional life?

I’m sitting at my desk, eyes dropping out of my head, and I’m wondering how the hell I’m going to get ‘everything’ done. Between businesses, kids and running a household, my to-do list is longer than my legs. Literally. As overwhelm takes hold, my mind takes refuge in a familiar fantasy. That’s Continue Reading

How to make your inner critic your friend

Like most creative people, I have a finely-tuned inner critic. She’s always hovering on the edge of my consciousness; trying to sow seeds of self-doubt in my head by pointing out the myriad ways I am falling short. So I have developed a finely-tuned way of dealing with her. I tell her to shut Continue Reading