Updated on October 31st, 2018

How Singing Lessons Helped Me Find My Fighting Spirit

When it comes to getting through the tough times in life, I used to think of myself as a survivor – bearing the pain and the suffering, and somehow coming through on the other side of it. Then I took regular singing lessons with a very pushy singing teacher, who challenged me big time and didn’t let me off the hook, no matter how much I cringed and writhed… This is the story of how I found my fighting spirit. Read-more

6 Survival Strategies For When Your Change Isn’t Happening

Updated on March 9th, 2019

So you’ve embarked on changing your life: you want to move houses, change job, find a partner, create a positive new habit… You’ve been working for it, with motivation, discipline, focus. Yet the outcome you want just isn’t happening. Sadly, life isn’t always fair. We can’t always get what we want. You feel frustrated, rejected, even despondent. What to do? Read on for 6 survival strategies I use to help me through when one of Read-more

16 things to do when you’re in a hiatus in your life

Updated on April 10th, 2019

Are you in an in-between place in your life? The lack of clarity, direction, goals or visible progress a hiatus can bring can make it seem like we’ve been paused, halted, held back. And the uncertainty about our future can prey on our mind and make our hiatus an uncomfortable place to be. But don’t despair: Read on to find out why a hiatus experience is normal and valuable. And discover 16 ways of living Read-more

50 Ways to Celebrate Your Fifties – Part 2

Turning fifty is not an appealing milestone for us 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 or 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 Read-more

7 Ideas for PRESENCE, Not PRESENTS This Christmas

Updated on April 10th, 2019

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 Read-more

50 Ways to Celebrate Your Fifties – Part 1

Updated on February 4th, 2019

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 Read-more

Set Direction, Not Goals

Updated on April 16th, 2019

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 Read-more

Becoming Fearless – An Experiment

Updated on November 6th, 2018

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 Read-more

After divorce: First steps into a life you love

Updated on November 6th, 2018

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 Read-more

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

Updated on October 1st, 2018

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 Read-more