In Bronnie Ware’s book The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, the number one regret expressed by people as they near the end of their lives is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected…

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When we start doubting ourselves, we often look outwardly and measure how well we’re doing against another person’s idea of success. We forget that the answer to the question, “What makes a life well-lived?” can be found within. Genuine confidence comes from discovering what’s right…

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The conversations I have with my clients are not just about what career move is next or what kind of business they’ll start but also how to live with purpose and meaning. Like many people I work with, I had the limited view that contribution should be…

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From time to time, life is difficult. We don’t always maintain a balanced view of the world. Daily responsibilities and dreams for the future can feel almost impossible if you’re in the middle of a difficult patch. Everything feels hard. It’s like walking through quicksand to…

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When I first read Tara Mohr’s articles about what playing big means to her, I was immediately taken by her message. Her kind of ‘big’ is for those of us who want to be successful while maintaining integrity, who have no hunger for power and…

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Coming together with family and friends can be both a blessing and a stress. Added to the general tiredness many of us feel as the year-end approaches, the pressure of buying gifts, crazy traffic and over-excited children, these gatherings can actually feel like hard work instead…

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I’m in Byron Bay having a few days rest after running our annual creativity and meditation retreat. This morning as Chris and I walked along the track towards The Pass, a guy was handing out leaflets for a film screening tonight in Byron. We got…

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Sometimes setting a goal feels too rigid. When it does, set an intention instead. It takes the pressure off. My intention is to do a yoga practise every weekday morning. Occasionally, I just don’t feel like it. There’s something gratifying about knowing that you can say…

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“While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.” Benjamin Franklin If we had a way of controlling our negative thoughts and feelings, we would probably choose not have them. Instead, most of us do our best…

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