There is so much written and shared about how we have to live and strive for passion and purpose, and I don’t necessarily agree. I see passion and purpose as ways of informing our lives.
I think we can live adequate, happy lives just hanging out. … [Read More...]
Recently I watched the wondrous storyteller Auntie Julie Freeman share a creation story: Narawarn and the coming of the Sea.
A few years ago, as part of Corroboree Sydney I was lucky enough to sit and hear her tell stories of her people. She is an … [Read More...]
I love doing podcasts. Not my own…but being interviewed on other people’s podcasts. I find them super easy to do. I don’t need to do too much prep, put on makeup, or even leave my office. That’s a win, win, win!
And do you know what is fantastic … [Read More...]
Sometimes you get signs. You know what I mean. You’re thinking of someone and they call, or decide to catch the train to work to find out later you missed massive traffic jams.
This happens to me too. I was thinking about treating myself to a … [Read More...]
My parents visited me the other day. Often we go for lunch or coffee, but it was a beautiful Sunday afternoon so we went for a stroll. As we walked my parents remarked on houses, and fences, and trees...a running commentary on our walk.
I have … [Read More...]
On Mother's day, Facebook is awash of images of mother’s with their children. But when you’re not a mother, this can be challenging.
You can share in others’ joy for their families, but it certainly can lead to feeling like an outsider. All the … [Read More...]
I opened my Facebook feed the other day and saw an image of a sculpture. Instantly I was taken aback as it was identical to one of my own unique pieces. Someone had copied my exact design, and was selling them on her website. I know the person quite … [Read More...]
Recently I decided to have a holiday on my own. I’m not talking about booking a room at a fancy hotel for a couple of days R&R. I chose to walk about half of the world famous (and gorgeously beautiful) Great Ocean Walk in Victoria on my … [Read More...]
I want to shed light on an issue that impacts women stepping into the spotlight.
The all male speaker line up at conferences and panels. Frankly, it annoys the hell out of me.
Considering how many amazing women there are who want to speak – and … [Read More...]
"Do you have children?" I get asked this question often. The answer is no, and I never talk about it publicly. When Michelle McGrath from the podcast Unclassified Woman asked to interview me, I had to think seriously about it. It's a very important … [Read More...]
A friend of mine is finishing off her Yoga Teacher Training Diploma, and the other day she had the decision whether to say YES or NO to a spotlight moment.
While she has done yoga for years, she has never professionally taught it. Needless to say … [Read More...]
I’m a huge believer in changing your scenery as often as you can. It helps give you perspective on issues you’re facing and forces you to see your world in a different way.
It might be as simple as getting up from the computer and going for a … [Read More...]
It’s my birthday in a couple of days. This year I decided to extend my holiday and spend my birthday with the people who created me!
My parents live in a tiny town on the coast next to a national park. Each day I’m here I spend the … [Read More...]
As the year comes to an end, I’ve started thinking about my year in review. Rather than setting goals and planning what I want to achieve next year, I decided to first spend time in gratitude.
Gratitude is such a simple way to access appreciation … [Read More...]