The Journey by Mary Oliver to Celebrate International Women’s Day

One day you finally knewwhat you had to do, and began,though the voices around youkept shoutingtheir bad advice –though the whole housebegan to trembleand you felt the old tugat your ankles.“Mend my life!”each voice cried.But you didn’t stop.You knew what you had to...

Why do we stop what we are good at?

Why do we stop doing things that we were once good at? It may have been something that came easy, or one where you spent time learning how to do it and enjoyed it, you found it a relaxing escape. Of course, there can be many reasons why we stop doing something that we...

Trust the process

“Trust the process” was a slogan used by Fans of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, and now a popular term used in so many arenas from sport to culture and business. It’s a phrase that encourages our perseverance and patience, when we are trying to achieve a...

The fascinating mindset lessons we can learn from trees

We are now immersed in autumn and if there’s anything the past 18 months has taught me, it’s that nature is an important source of healing and soothing, but also many important lessons for life too. A personal trainer friend of mine constantly reminds me to think like...

Do we need to have a plan B?

Do you have a contingency plan? Do we need a plan B?  Is something I often hear.  We go about our daily lives happy with knowing we have work, a job, our business is going well, and a contractor knowing you have contract work.  However, I think most of us have now...

Time to re-think the title!

Last weekend two articles in the Sunday supplements caught my attention: ‘The Housewife who Started a Revolution’ – Sunday Times Magazine 21st February 2021 ‘Kate – we have to move forward’ The Observer Magazine 21st February 2021 Time to re-think the title! The...