I’d like to think that all of my years of mindfulness training mean that I always behave in intentional ways, but here’s what I’ve discovered lately. I’m becoming addicted to my mobile phone. I find ways to justify checking. “Maybe one of my girls…

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Posted in: Mindfulness

Just over seven years ago on a January morning, I sat down at my desk to write out my vision for my life ten years on. I’d been doing this exercise for some time, but I remember that year being distinctly different. I wrote out…

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Posted in: Purpose

Sarah Harry is clever, kind, generous and courageous. Which are just a few of the reasons I so thoroughly enjoy her company. As well as being a delight to be around, she’s one of those people who manages to keep lots of balls in the air….

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Posted in: Interviews

Chris and I are on our way to Tasmania for a short break. We arrived at the airport to discover our plane had been delayed two hours due to inclement weather. That two-hour delay eventually became over three and we found ourselves surrounded by a…

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Posted in: Mindfulness

Often the conversations I have with clients end up being about the more minute details of life and occasionally someone will say, “I can’t believe we’re talking about this!”. They expect the real issues to be much bigger. I have come to learn that it’s…

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Posted in: Wellbeing

At the end of last year, my good friend Liz sent me a note about an alternative goal setting option she thought I might like. It’s called 100 things . The idea is to write down everything you’d love to achieve over the next few years…

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Posted in: Creativity

I spent much of my time over the past year researching the topic of ‘happiness’ for my new book. While I was writing, I inevitably found myself asking, “Am I doing the things that make me really happy?” Until I realised I was asking myself…

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Posted in: Purpose

I met Matt Clear almost two years ago when he came to me for executive coaching. The thing that stood out to me immediately, is that Matt is really true to his values. He wasn’t just talking about making a difference, he was (and still is) genuinely committed…

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Posted in: Interviews