Tag: inspiration

47 Summers

47 Summers

What would you do if you knew you had 47 Summers left on this planet? If you had to map out the time you had left. What would you add to the list of things you wanted to accomplish? What would be on your list …

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 …

Youvetsi Lamb & Orzo Stew

Youvetsi Lamb & Orzo Stew

My gorgeous and talented friend Kristie Macaulay is a pro foodie… she’s owned and managed many, many great food establishments right here in NZ.   Her Youvetsi Lamb & Orzo Stew caught my eye! She got the recipe from her friends mum who spends her …

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 …

Show up, move forward

Show up, move forward

So, here’s the thing. You don’t need to create a new empire during this tough, tough time. You don’t need to pivot your biz, or start a new company. You can simply be. Be present and be connected. But, here’s the caveat. Show up. Right …

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 …

The power of the seemingly simple act of decision making

The power of the seemingly simple act of decision making

Decision making. We all make countless automatic and almost unconscious decisions daily. But when it comes to the big stuff, our future, our family and our happiness we can often become paralysed with fear over making the wrong choice. I made a list at the …

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 …

Imagine living for today

Imagine living for today

Imagine. That was our class song in Year 13 when I was at High School. I was somewhat disappointed in the choice, it wasn’t cool or modern. It was the Beatles. But, as we stood together on one of our last days as kids, and …