If there’s one thing I’ve become most aware of over the past few months, it’s that many of us are reflecting and asking ourselves, “What is it that really matters in my life? And how can I be more true to myself?” For many, now…

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Posted in: Life

Catherine and I first met over Skype when she was living in Switzerland. At the time, we were exploring her options for career change. When she visited Melbourne the following summer, we met for coffee at St Edmonds on a sunny December morning. Catherine had just…

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Posted in: Inspiring Clients

As a career coach, the question I’m most often asked is, “how do I find my ideal role?” Many clients make the assumption that many people are working in their dream jobs and that those people have proactively chosen their career paths. The truth is…

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Posted in: Career

While life is such a long way from normal, it’s hard not to wish things were different right now. If you’re open to interacting mindfully with your more difficult thoughts and emotions, you may discover that mindfulness can help you to change your thinking. Most…

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Posted in: Life

The uncertainty and stress of the past few months have left many of us feeling pretty depleted. With so much change in such a short time and a while to wait before our lives have some semblance of normal again, the only thing we have…

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Posted in: Life

In my life and career coaching work, people ask me often, how do you find your purpose in life? For some of us, it feels completetly elusive. We read stories about people like the Nobel prize-winning scientists harnessing the body’s immune system to fight cancer or…

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Posted in: Self-belief

Lindy Lloyd is actually one of my dearest friends. She was a client many moons ago but for over a decade now, our relationship has been just a personal one. We met through another lovely friend, Kate, who kindly shared Lindy’s details when I asked for…

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Posted in: Inspiring Clients

When I was growing up, my family moved to a new city every couple of years. Almost always being the new girl in school meant that my books, and the characters within them, were my most treasured and constant friends. During my teenage years, I…

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Posted in: Business, Self-belief

On World Meditation Day, I’m sharing my favourite ten guided meditations for beginners. Almost five years ago to the day, a thoughtful client of mine from Spain, Carmen, sent me an email to ask if I’d be open to sharing my meditations on the free…

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Posted in: Mindfulness