Life stories

What Happened When I Started Trusting My Intuition

Updated on May 6th, 2022

I was not always in the habit of listening to my gut feeling. As a former Biochemist and Executive Management Consultant, I’d lived mostly in my head, and placed structure above what I thought were vague ideas.  Then I created a structured and intuitive coaching practice, but drove myself very hard with it. It wasn’t until I went through a tough year that I learnt to trust my intuition even more. Read on for the story of what happened then… Read-more

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. 

My singing teacher is a … Read-more

Touched? I hope so!

Updated on October 18th, 2018

Our lives get touched by others and the world all the time. But this post is about when something or someone touches us in a particularly significant way. And thereby helps us on our path to our purpose, or becoming more fully ourselves. 

It’s also the story of such a special moment happening to me when I was 11 years old… And of a circle closing (or re-opening?) over 30 years later. I hope it may inspire your own journey!Read-more

3 Top Tips for Christmas Joy

Updated on November 24th, 2018

Ho ho ho – it’s that time of the year again! But hang on: Does Christmas turn out more dread-ful rather than joy-ful for you? Are you having forebodings of Christmas stressing and wish it could turn out more of a blessing instead?

A few years ago, my family and I had a rather strange Christmas… And unexpectedly found relief from the unnecessary stresses of Christmas.

So here are my three top tips to access your Christmas joy Read-more

5 Surefire Ways to Conquer Your Excuses – Literally From Every Angle

Updated on November 24th, 2018

Ever had an idea or dream you really wanted for your life? Ever found you kept putting it off and putting it off – telling yourself those manyfold reasons why you couldn’t possibly do it? Ever made excuses like Now is not the right time, I can’t afford it, or I haven’t got the confidenceThen this is the blog post for you. Let me introduce you to five sure-fire ways of conquering your excuses – literally Read-more

Tough-Love Health Advice From My GP

Updated on October 18th, 2018

When I was 28, I went through a time of coming down with one virus, infection, or illness after another. For a year, I couldn’t shift this, nor make it go away. And I wasn’t ready to acknowledge that I needed to look after myself better. So I went and had some stern words with my GP… 

This is the story of what happened then. Read on to discover how my GP’s tough-love advice made a difference to my life!Read-more

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