September 22, 2019

Stop Waiting

How about we stop waiting for summer. For the kids to be older. Til we drop the last 5 kgs. For Friday. For the weekend. ‘Til the exams are over. ‘Til the reno is done. ‘Til the mortgage is paid off. ‘Til the house is bought. ‘Til the deposit is saved. ‘Til she behaves herself. ‘Til Read More

4 Tricks for Keeping Up the Healthy Lifestyle Momentum

Starting “getting healthy” is easy. The rush at the beginning of a detox or cleanse: exciting! The signing up the gym or yoga membership: exciting! Buying the new workout gear or kit: exciting! When we start out on a Get Healthy endeavour the beginning is the easy bit. The vision of the slimmer, fitter, more Read More

Overcoming Procrastination ~ Part 2

Last week we looked at why we can put off making big decisions. I talked about the fact that by continually not making a decision we ARE making a decision. We are making a decision over and over and over again, not to decide and to live with the split energy of an unresolved situation Read More

How to make NY resolutions that LAST: Part 1

I lovelovelove New Year! It’s probably my favourite time of the year – the sensation of a new chapter opening. An entirely unsullied virgin canvas. The delicious thought that we can consign our regrets and disappointments to history and turn the page embracing a shiny brand spanking new 12 months to start over. As a personal development junkie, I Read More

What were the Top 5 blog posts of 2016?

Here is a round-up of my Top 5 blog posts of 2016 – as voted by YOU! Did your favourite make the cut?  #5 Super Simple 3 Step Process To Make Sure You Have Your Best Year Yet There are 3 steps to keep you aligned and on purpose this year. It’s easy, and it’s powerful. When you consciously bring Read More

Human Duracell Bunny

The inimitable Arianna Huffington was speaking in New Zealand last year. Founder of The Huffington Post and listed as the 52nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes, to say I was excited is an understatement. Arianna has always fascinated me. Not only is she a media and political heavyweight, what appeals to me Read More

High-Quality Yes. High-Quality No.

A very wise boss of mine once said back in the day in the midst of my mad corporate lifestyle in London: “If you say yes to everything Louise, what is your yes worth?” It’s a very good question. I am still a recovering People Pleaser. Hell, we all want to be liked, right? It Read More

Devil You Know

People come to see a life coach because they want life to be different in some way. Usually in a lot of ways. They want to feel happier, calmer, more connected, engaged, passionate. They want an improved career situation, relationship situation, health situation or how they feel about themselves situation. As human beings, we are Read More

Worry Ye Not

Our worries often seem so real, it’s as if they have happened already. The client is going to cancel. The kid is going to hurt himself on that swing. The car’s going to break down. You’ll never get a park. The money will run out. The boss is going to shout. The anxiety we feel Read More

When Other People’s Lives Look Sorted And Yours Doesn’t!

“I should be married by now, everyone else is,” says one. “I should have kids by now, all my friends do,” says another. “I should own my own house/be mortgage free/have my retirement plan sorted/be the boss/own my own business by now,” says the third. “I should have figured out what my passion is. Why Read More