Time to Get Real

This is something I’ve been musing on since my recent re-read of You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero. She talks about our identity and how our understanding of our own identity can impact our belief system.  I hadn’t made that connection, and it’s a goodie. For example, I recently recognized a gap between my ideas in my head about …

15 Years in the Making

Even though this miracle was fifteen years in the making it’s definitely worth the wait. So here’s the scoop. About 15 years ago, I was fortunate to be traveling in Hong Kong with a dear friend, Mandy Beverly. Mandy knows the city inside and out, and took me to a beautiful area with gorgeous jewelry shops. Now whilst jewelry isn’t …

Get To or Have To

For me, this is a question I ask myself often, as part of my journey of conscious living and putting into practice one of my values of learning for life. Some of my most challenging life-lessons have come when I was in full-on resistance.  And when those challenges came, I certainly felt very hard done by, like things were really …

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 …