FREE Email Challenge to get you Unstuck and Creating Killer Content

FREE Email Challenge to get you Unstuck and Creating Killer Content

For nearly ten years I worked as a researcher in Universities. I loved researching, but missed human connection and the pleasure that comes with helping others. I was experiencing self-doubt, insecurity, and fear around my creativity and as a result had blocks around moving forward. I was completely and utterly stuck. Early in 2014 I kept […]

What to do when you’re feeling blah

What to do when you’re feeling blah

Lately I have been feeling blah. Yes, that’s right, BLAH I went away on a terrific holiday and since coming back I have been marking lots of essays and haven’t had much time for my business or for writing and this always makes me feel blah. I continue to make time for meditation and exercise, […]

Collaboration, that “tricky dance” and how to be brave: An interview with Jaclyn Carlson, Founder and Director of Blog Society

Collaboration, that “tricky dance” and how to be brave: An interview with Jaclyn Carlson, Founder and Director of Blog Society

Several weeks ago I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Jaclyn Carlson the Founder and Director of Blog Society, a “global community and resource for bloggers, creative business owners, and the endlessly curious to connect, collaborate and share.” In our interview Jaclyn speaks openly about fear, insecurity, self-doubt, and of course collaboration and there […]

Why having a vision is crucial if you want to succeed

Why having a vision is crucial if you want to succeed

 Those of you who follow me on social media may know that last week I did something that made me feel petrified and excited all at once. I have been reading The E-Myth by Michael Gerber which I highly recommend for any entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, or those of you who are looking to do this […]

Intuition: learning to listen to the beat of the reverberating drum

Intuition: learning to listen to the beat of the reverberating drum

I’m going to tell you about a dream I have. This is a dream that has been tucked away in my back pocket for years. I take it out intermittently to flash before others, before swiftly stashing it away. It involves combining my academic self – the high achiever, the perfectionist, the person who wants […]

What started out as a list of 31 fun things turned into quite the journey …

What started out as a list of 31 fun things turned into quite the journey …

Having fun is one of my core values. For me, having fun equates with happiness, joy and living life to the fullest. Earlier this year I got the idea to write a list of fun things to do from a friend (who passed on this article here). The idea is to write a list of […]

How busyness crushes creativity and stillness cultivates it

How busyness crushes creativity and stillness cultivates it

The world of ‘crazy-busy’ People pride themselves on being busy. At times it seems to be worn with a badge of honour with people uttering, ‘I am so busy!’ on a daily basis. It’s as if the need to constantly do has weaved its way quite comfortably into our social fabric. The more we do, […]

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching

This is to all my friends and family who have a love for music and a passion for dance: I love you, I see you, let’s keep playing, grooving and shaking until we can groove and shake no longer. “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,Love like you’ll never be hurt,Sing like there’s nobody listening,And […]