living life and sharing my journey

Taking Action

What is your role in the change?

What is your role in the change?

Real change comes through real action. Rather than sharing photos of what you wish for in the world, what about enacting the change yourself?

End of year reflections

End of year reflections

With the dark nights and end of the year looming, I get into a very reflective frame of mind. It’s time for planning and dreaming. So turn off your brain, connect to your heart and envision your next 12 months.

Extraordinary, ordinary people

Extraordinary, ordinary people

A weekend trip to Poland had the surprising outcome of reaffirming my admiration and fascination with everyday people doing amazing things.

If not now, then when?

If not now, then when?

There will always be a reason, an excuse as to why NOW isn’t right. You will always have too much or not enough of something. So rather than waiting for the perfect time, why not make a choice today?

The myth of the overnight success

The myth of the overnight success

It won’t happen overnight but it will happen. Overnight successes are NEVER overnight successes. The work they put into their art, their craft, their project, their business goes on WAY before they were suddenly deemed by others to be successful. What are you willing to put your time, effort and love into, no matter whether success is immediately forthcoming or not?

Step away from the uncertainty

Step away from the uncertainty

Sitting in the fogginess of your mind, not sure what you want or what next step to take can feel overwhelming. But use these 6 principles and get ready to move from uncertainty to clarity.

Is your itch being scratched?

Is your itch being scratched?

Where do you get lost in the stories of others? Where does your attention and focus go when you start to question what you really want from life? It may well point to an unnoticed itch that is in need of a BIG scratch.

Some reflections on journeys

Some reflections on journeys

Reflecting on journeys – whether life, career, intrepid or management ones.

The magic wand

The magic wand

There have been numerous times in my life I have wished that someone would just tell me what to do. What kind of job I should get. What company I should work for. Whether buying a house is a good idea in the current economic […]

A Great Feat: 365 great days

A Great Feat: 365 great days

Fourteen days in to 2015 and I haven’t had a bad day yet! Sure, it has helped that 10 of those were spent in the stunning Canadian Rockies doing what I love best – moving my body outdoors and spending time with friends – but […]