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 …

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 …

How to tame your anxiety in uncertain times

How to tame your anxiety in uncertain times

Anxiety sucks. And right now, for many women it sucks bad. I’m not sure why, but over these past weeks, I’ve actually been super calm and centered… maybe it’s because I feel well prepared? Or maybe it’s because I’m continuing to do those things I …

How I’m returning to a simpler life

How I’m returning to a simpler life

While its a tough ask to find silver linings right now amidst such uncertainty and sadness, it’s important that we remember to regularly take ourselves out of our negative feelings. It’s OK to feel all the feels. It’s also OK to put them on pause …

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 …

Climate kids and why you should give a f*ck

Climate kids and why you should give a f*ck

I’ve never raised my kids, as well, kids. I’ve raised them as humans, complete from birth little people who had minds and hearts and souls and who could change the world with their wit and intelligence and love. I’ve also not given a single fuck …

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 …