Does lack define your life?

When I grew up, we did not have a lot of money. We were not poor mind you. We went on holiday, had decent clothes and enough toys to make us happy. We just never seemed to have enough money for extras, nice things you want to have when you're a kid. My dad was born during the second World War into a family of 10 boys and 4 girls. So no nice things for him except maybe a luxury orange at Christmas. For me, as a kid, these nice things represented books. My parents are no avid readers and could not [...]

2017-10-13T14:36:27+00:00 October 13th, 2017|

51 insightful ways to find happiness and live a purposeful life

When you ask people what they really want in life, most of the time happiness is in their top three list. Happiness is not easily defined as it means different things to each one of us. Lately though, more and more research goes into that direction and people seem to be more mindful about the simple pleasures in life. Living in the now is no longer just a new age term someone wrote about in a self help book. So if we all want it, why is it so hard to get? You can't buy it (or actually, you CAN a [...]

2017-07-10T22:49:46+00:00 July 14th, 2017|

Action gives your Decisions legs

When you have done all the background work to make a conscious decision – a choice – it won’t do you much good unless you act on it. Remember the story about the woman in the Italian gelateria who couldn’t decide what flavour she wanted? I use this example to help women see that they don’t have to live life reacting to everything in overwhelm mode. You can live with intention and BE who you want to be. I described the first 3 steps in the Create Your Life steps process. If you missed it, you can [...]

2017-01-30T16:43:20+00:00 January 30th, 2017|

Are you in control of your life or is your attitude?

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou Your company is restructuring. Some people are laid off. Some are promoted. People are tense, out of their comfort zones and motivation is sneaking out the back door. And you are in the middle of all this. What do you do? jump on projects, work constructively and pro-actively, take change as an opportunity, share your enthusiasm, go out of your way to make it happen. quietly work according [...]

2016-11-25T15:11:55+00:00 November 25th, 2016|