7 Ideas for More PRESENCE Less PRESENTS This Christmas

What is your attitude towards Christmas presents? Do you see them as a way to show your love? Part of the magic of Christmas? Do you think them an unnecessary stress or unavoidable evil? Or are you considering ditching them altogether? If you – like me – love Christmas, but have questions around today’s modern Christmas Commercialism, an alternative might be to go for more presence, less presents. Read on for my research and ideas for how to do Read-more

50 Ways to Celebrate Your Fifties – Part 1

Turning fifty is not an appealing milestone for women. With youth behind us, our bodies and looks change, and we might start feeling invisible and unappreciated. Yet our fifties are also a time when we’re freer from family and work obligations. Wiser, and less worried about what others think of us. Resting more in ourselves and coming into our feminine power. That’s worth celebrating – meaningfully and joyfully! Here are 50 ideas for how to do that – Part 1…Read-more

Set Direction, Not Goals

What’s your experience with goals? Do you love them? Do you loathe them? Or do you perhaps avoid them altogether? These questions are contentious, and opinions are divided. Goals have their pros and cons. So I’ve done a bit of research. Read on to find out what the experts say. And why my conclusion is that, in terms of your life, it’s best to set direction instead of goals! (And also find out 3 ways for how to do that.)Read-more

Becoming Fearless – An Experiment

In Kundalini Yoga, I’ve discovered the bookTen Light Bodies of Consciousness*. It’s given me insights into matters I want to develop further in my life: My connection to That Which Is Greater Than Us – God, or the Universe. Fear is one thing that cuts me off from it. The book offers exercises to master this – they’re all about the breath – to be practiced daily for 40 days. This is what this practice is all about.Read-more

After divorce: First steps into a life you love

Divorce – or a major break up – is one of the most stressful and traumatic life events that can happen to us. It dramatically changes our entire life and can take a great emotional toll. Then, once we’ve landed on the other side of it, a question emerges: What do we do with our life now? Divorce coach Margaret Yates asked me for advice on how to start living a life you love after divorce. Watch our conversation here…Read-more

My Hadrian’s Wall Adventure – or How I Became the Queen of the Pink Sandals

Experiences are the essence of living a life you love. Experiences test us, challenge us, grow us and nourish our soul. Experiences bring us together. Big or small, pleasant, exciting, amazing or not – the key is to live them fully and consciously. Because they are our life. They teach us about ourselves. Experiences also give us stories to share, and this is the story of my adventure walking Hadrian’s Wall, when I became the Queen of the Pink Sandals. Read-more

Should I Stay or Should I Go? 8 Questions to Help You Decide

Some decisions are only for you to make. Like whether you should stay in a job, a relationship or a group – or not. Often, these decisions are not so clear-cut. Staying might mean putting up with irritation, forever wondering if we don’t owe ourselves better. And leaving might mean losing what’s good about our situation, as well as hurting someone. So I’ve come up with 8 ways to get clear. Read on to learn about my best dilemma-busting questions…Read-more

Don’t Be Positive (That’s Right!): The When and Why

We all love to be positive and attract beautiful things into our life. In our modern society, positivity has become a diktat. But what do we do when life batters us badly, and we’ve nowhere to go with our pain? Read on to find out why telling ourselves or others to Lighten up! when we’re in pain is cruel, why we need to re-learn NOT to be (always instantly) positive, and how to really reap the gifts of tough experience.Read-more

How to Create a Clean Slate – My 7 Tried and Tested Ways

When your life starts looking and feeling like an out-of control Einsteinian equation, and you’re running ’round in circles trying to sort stuff out and make things better, you might find yourself longing to just drop everything. Create a clean slate. And start afresh. Easier said than done… Read my experience from a year of doing that and learn how to create a clean slate in your life. So that the New, the Next and the Fresh may come in!Read-more

When It’s Time for a Clean Slate

Maybe your in-tray at work is overflowing. Your home is crammed full of stuff you never get ’round to sort through. Or perhaps you’ve had a big experience you’ve not digested yet. When life (or we ourselves) deal us more than we can process, it’s time to stop and catch up. Do the sorting, cleaning and clearing. Create a clean slate, and then start afresh. Read on to find out why, and why you only have to gain from it!Read-more