Size or Impact?

…This is in the context of giving and what we’re able to contribute.  I used to have a belief that this meant I needed to give more money. What’s clearer for me now is that whilst money can make a huge difference, being caring, connected and supportive can be literally life-saving. Without a doubt money’s right up there with oxygen, …

Back to Basics

The mother-of-all- wakeup calls that changed my life came when I was 21 and was given three years to live unless I took medication every day for the rest of my life. That diagnosis was my reality-check to go back to basics. I chose to make it a doorway to really look at how I was living and spot the …

Hidden Opportunity in the Glitch

This week’s challenge-buster is seeing the golden glitch in whatever gnarly-bit it is that we’re facing. 1 You may be able to relate. Sometimes when things are going really well, the pendulum can end up swinging in the opposite direction; into not-so-crash-hot-ville. And that’s poopy. What’s been such a breath of fresh air for me, is the advice Gay Hendricks …

Are you Sleep Walking?

Classic. I realized I was actually doing this. Like an automaton or something. It was 1998. I was going through the motions every day; driving to work early and finishing late, averaging 100 work hours per week. Even when I started experiencing chest pain and angina, with radiations down my arm, I kept pushing through. It took a spectacular wakeup …

From Stale to Stonking

Our context for this week’s focus is going from what’s old, familiar and comfortable to something new and even challenging. 1 My experience with this began in around 2014 when I realised I’d allowed my life to become pretty ‘same-old-ey’. The same house, same places; the same routines. It wasn’t so much about the people I was connecting with; it …