Standing on my head changed my perspective on life

So I’m at my 9am yoga class on Sunday morning, and I’m slightly hung over from a cocktail and two glasses of bubbles the night before (yep, I’m a lightweight these days).  I have to confess I'm completely exhausted from utter sleep deprivation from little one and his...

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You don’t feel ready?

How often do we think we’ll wait because we don’t feel ready. Ready to build a business, change careers, have a baby, get married… the list goes on. When I started my business while on maternity leave, I definitely didn’t feel ready. In fact, I had so many panics...

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Thrive when you’re fed up…

Ever have those moments ? WhenYour laptop won’t work, or the car won’t start, or the childminder is sick, or we just feel fed up with things that are totally beyond our control. Something happens, and it triggers us to be overwhelmed and frustrated...

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List for Living

A girl that I went to school with has died of cancer, and it really made me think about my own mortality, and ask myself have I achieved all I want to achieve? She battled ovarian cancer 3 times in the past 15 years before finally succumbing to the disease. When...

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Why Meditation for Mamas is a must

Are you a meditating Mama, or a cynic? It's amazing how meditation can sort out your stress levels. I remember meditating just as President Obama was arriving in China for his visit back in 2009 – I was covering his important visit for TV news and it was...

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Ways to stop the stress

Do you feel like you're spinning so much plates, and they're just about all staying up in the air, but if something crashes, then everything will fall over?  I used to feel like I was completely overwhelmed and not really in control of my family life, my work,...

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Appear confident even when you feel intimidated

The working world can be a minefield of egos, and people that we wouldn’t normally choose to associate with. Spending 40+ hours with someone that makes us feel uncomfortable or uneasy is tricky, particularly when they’re the boss! Now I’m all for you...

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This is odd, but there’s a point to this story…

So I’m on holiday, and I’m pottering about in the pool with my little one and this bee comes diving into the water. He’s bobbing about and stuck. I scoop him and a big swish of water onto the side of the pool, and he’s flailing around to try...

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Making the most of your time

It’s so easy to race through the week and have a checklist of stuff that we need to do, and sort, and suddenly we realise that we haven’t spent any time on ourselves.  This weekend, give yourself the luxury of time… time to have a bath…...

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Start Manifesting your next 90 day goals

If you want to achieve your goals and reach the success you dream of, then start writing down your goals, and mapping out what you want.  I was flicking through an old notebook from 2006. At the time I was working as a TV reporter in Bangkok, and flying across Asia...

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Strategies to stop the stress

It’s so easy to feel overwhelmed with work and life. Strategies to stop the stress and put you back in control are essential when you’re a busy working-woman, and mama. When you’re exhausted and you feel like crap, it’s so easy to sink into a...

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Creating adventures you could only dream of…

Part of the reason that I love doing what I do, is that it means that I can fit my work around my life, and get to discover the wonderful world we live in. As I type this, I’m off on a road-trip adventure with my boys. I love seeing new places, and exploring....

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