October 19, 2019

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

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

The F Word

No, not that one. The other one. The one that upsets us a whole lot more. The one that really brings us to our knees. Uhuh. You’ve got it – failure. Nothing strikes fear into our hearts quite like it. No-one likes to fail, and most of us will go to extraordinary lengths to avoid Read More

My Instant Mood Booster Trick

Want to know a magic trick where you can instantly change your mood and motivation just by changing one letter that you habitually use? Of course, you do. Who doesn’t want to feel more enthused and less resentful, to procrastinate less and do more? Okay, so it’s this. What have you GOT to do today? Read More


We humans are natural storytellers. We understand how we fit in the world through the power of story. The stories we tell each other define how and where we sit in the world. The stories we tell ourselves define our sense of self and how we approach life in general. We can take our life Read More

Past/Present/Future Tense

Live in The Present Moment is sometimes really good advice. And sometimes it actually really isn’t. Be Present! I don’t just hear this a lot, it’s something I say a lot, and write about a lot myself: The Now is where our joy lives! That’s the only place we can experience happiness from, so learning Read More

Is this the year you finally learn to love your body?

Would you like this year to be the “Year Of Your Best Body?” Of course! Who wouldn’t. No shortage of ways to achieve that right now! Maybe the route to the YOYBB might be the 6am bootcamp signup? Maybe it’s quitting sugar? Perhaps it’s the personal trainer to drive up the skill and motivation levels? Read More

7 Important Things To Remember When You Are Going Through A Rough Patch

1. This Too Will Pass Wise men and women know that The Bad Times will pass – so hang on, my darling, hang on. They also know that the same applies to the Good Times, so enjoy every moment my darling, live every joy as it passes through. 2. You build courage and resilience from Read More

A Tribute To An Amazing Man Who Died This Week

Today’s column is dedicated to the late and very great Wayne Dyer who passed away this week. One of the grandfathers of personal development and non-denominational spirituality, prolific author and speaker, Dr Wayne influenced so many countless lives for the better. Wayne Dyer’s work spoke volumes to me in my darkest days. And it lifts Read More