Overcoming challenge

What Happened When I Started Trusting My Intuition

Updated on May 31st, 2019

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 more. So read on for the 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. 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

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

Updated on October 30th, 2018

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 Read-more

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