living life and sharing my journey

Tag: inspiration

An awesome life

An awesome life

“So I decided this was going to be my year of awesome.” A simple sentence uttered on a random YouTube video and I’m intrigued. How could you get more AWESOME in your life?

The power of support

The power of support

Four years ago I sent an email to four amazing women, inviting them to join me for a monthly inspiration group. Little did I know the life-changing magic that committing to meet once a month would bring.

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.

While you are waiting

While you are waiting

Life is what happens when you are waiting. Don’t put your life on hold while you get enough money, get the experience or develop the skills to live the life you want. Embrace this moment , right here, right now.

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.

I know then I forget

I know then I forget

I’d like to banish this myth that we find our thing, our passion, our path, our purpose and then hallelujah life is easy. There are blissful days of lollipops and rainbows but there are also days of pure fogginess. I know, then I forget and then I remember again.

The opposite of venture capitalism

The opposite of venture capitalism

Whatever the opposite of a venture capitalist is, I want to be that.
Yesterday through a random conversation the idea of being a venture humanist was put to me, and that sparked a real interest, but the words aren’t quite right….

Just because…

Just because…

It’s just gone 10am on a Saturday morning and here I am covered in four different coloured dyes, dancing and singing to cheesy pop songs with 5,000 other fun-loving individuals. The Run or Dye 5km run is about to commence yet I don’t plan to run […]

You define yourself by your actions

You define yourself by your actions

C’mon Robyn, think of another song. Let it Go from Frozen and the Theme from the Greatest American Hero just weren’t doing it for me anymore. The song that came to mind was I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts and it put a smile […]

Why finding your people makes a difference

Why finding your people makes a difference

100 people, 100 days to create a close-knit community of people who are asking and answering hard questions about work, career and meaning. ~ mission of the Escape School Founding Members community When I saw that mission I knew I had to join this community […]