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

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 covering big stories. I loved thrill of chasing big stories, and was passionate about making a difference in the world, and my job seemed...

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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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Tap into the magic of your brand story…

What sets you apart from the zillions of other online traders out there? What’s your story that makes you unique and different, and makes someone choose YOU? Your brand should be something that no one can take away from you… your story, your message, and...

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What’s your WHY?

People don't buy what you do, they buy WHY you do it... Why do I spend $5 extra on a cake from the farmers market? I buy it because it makes me feel that I’ve tapped into something that my mum would do… baking cakes, or making jam. I love the fact...

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