Tag: authenticity

43 daily habits, guaranteed to calm your mind and change your life

43 daily habits, guaranteed to calm your mind and change your life

I’m so over seeing lists of habits that say they are gonna change your life! … but this gal has done some hard yards in this life and I can tell you one thing… that these habits are worth reading! Even picking a small handful …

At the heart of sustainability lies a change in mindset

At the heart of sustainability lies a change in mindset

No single one of us can save the world in one fell swoop, nor can we fight the good fight alone. But, we can make choices in our daily lives in order to both move the planet, humanity and ourselves towards a new utopia. I …

Guest Post: What lupus taught me about burnout, friends and myself

Guest Post: What lupus taught me about burnout, friends and myself

I’m Kirstie, I’m 44 years old, I have been a wife for 17 years and I am a mother of two boys, aged 14 and 10. I’m pretty run of the mill. Average… you might say. I have a day job, I dress conservatively and …

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

How I learned patience amidst a pandemic

I’ve been somewhat surprised at my reaction… or maybe lack of… to this lockdown… I’ve been calm and reasoned, present, connected and hopeful. My anxiety has been low, very low and I am sleeping well. The family is all getting on well and we seem …

Leadership and vulnerability during Covid19

Leadership and vulnerability during Covid19

I’ve always tried to lead with my heart. Opt for relationships first, above all else. After all, we are all human right? And if nothing else we are all doing our best to make our way in this world. For the most part, this has …

Be kind, be gracious, be gentle

Be kind, be gracious, be gentle

It’s OK to sit in discomfort… for while… It’s OK  to feel your grief, sadness, fear. For a time. But don’t stay there too long. Move forward. Decide who you want to be in this time of turmoil and uncertainty.  Find yourself, your true self …

Perfectionism and fear

Perfectionism and fear

Fears a funny ol’ bitch. Hard to pin down, tough to decipher, almost impossible to detect at times. But nevertheless, she’s always there, tripping you up, making you believe shit that isn’t real. Ah fear, you have your purpose, but more and more I’ve come …

Leadership + Service

Leadership + Service

I’ve been in tech and/or startups for over a decade. I started my own business when my daughter, my second child, was tiny and since then have had a couple of startups, that were amazing and painful and scary and awesome all at once. Then, …