How to be Braver

Do you ever wish you were braver? Do you sometimes find yourself holding back from expressing your opinions or speaking up during conversations with your husband, your boss, your mother-in-law, etc? Or perhaps you struggle with vulnerability and asking for exactly what you want and need? Maybe you find it difficult to set appropriate boundaries […]

Stop Waiting

I had a lightbulb moment a while back. You know, one of those realisations that seems so obvious. Except it wasn’t, until that very moment. It was this: I had been waiting. Waiting… To decide where to go next with my work For something to happen in my personal life For the right time to get divorced […]

Participate in Your Own Rescue

Participate in your own rescue. It’s an interesting turn of phrase. I first heard this expression in a leadership podcast.* It intrigued me. What does ‘participating in our own rescue’ actually mean? We’ve all heard the expression: ‘Nobody is coming to save you. You have to save yourself.’ I completely agree. If there’s something in our lives we’re […]

Your Worth is Already Proven

So many of us measure our worth as individuals according to external factors. Against how ‘successful’ we judge ourselves to be compared to others. Or how much we’ve achieved in our professional lives. How many friends we have, how popular we are. How much money we earn or believe we’re capable of making. Some of us measure […]

What Are You Afraid to Know?

Are you feeling stuck and frustrated in your marriage? But not doing anything to get unstuck? Are you living in hope that your husband will one day see the light and morph into the kind of man you want him to be? Are you telling yourself you’ll do something ‘soon?’ Just as soon as the summer […]

What’s Your Favourite Flavour of Sh*t Sandwich?!

Strange question? You may be wondering: ‘What’s this woman on about..? My favourite flavour of shit sandwich – what kind of question is THAT?!’ I have to confess that, while I absolutely love it, the question didn’t originate from me. It’s from a great article by Mark Manson* that poses a number of unusual questions to help you find […]

Your Most Precious Resource

As women we have a really hard time putting ourselves first. We believe doing so makes us selfish, self-centred – basically, a complete bitch who cares about nothing and nobody but ourselves. And it’s not just us who believes this. In some relationships, our husbands believe it too. And they take every opportunity to remind us of […]

How to Survive Christmas with your Sanity Intact! – Part 5

With 2018 almost behind us and the ‘Happy New Year’ champagne corks about to be popped, this is the final post in the blog series How to Survive Christmas with your Sanity Intact! Are you Ready to not just Survive, but Thrive, in your life in 2019? What do you want to create for yourself this coming year? Before […]

How to Survive Christmas with your Sanity Intact! – Part 4

Two Little Words As we speed up in the race towards the Christmas finish line, today’s post is about two small, but extremely important, little words. Never more important than right now – in the midst of Crazy Season! Self. Care. So, what exactly is self care? What do we mean by it? To put […]