Because of a strange turn of events, my family spent the last 10 days in the South Island of New Zealand. My youngest daughter was picked to be the lead in an epic commercial, and her sister was asked to be her ‘body double’. This meant our...Read More
There’s a tidal estuary near our home. It is beautiful. There are little jetties and at high tide they jut out over crystal clear deeps (I know, but deeps just reads better). In summer, there’s much delight and wild whooping as people run along the wooden boards...Read More
Your day, your week, your month – they’re already full. In fact, life is bursting at the seams. You already need another day in your week just to fit it all in. But you’ve started to realise that next time you raise your head to gasp for breath...Read More
Back in February I wrote about the difference that galvanising myself to get to a major event made to my business (you can read that short post here). My sister and I were the only people in the whole of New Zealand to go to that event. It...
If you’re following me on FB or Instagram you know I was skiiing a couple of weeks ago… At the slope-top on the first day, my youngest child (aged 7) was full of a fear so strong it rendered her boneless. She whimpered. She snarled. She pleaded: ‘I don’t...Read More
In late summer, along with 1000 other people, I drove through a rainy, humid night to hear author Elizabeth Gilbert speak. At the end of her talk she was asked about fear and how to overcome it. She said, “I don’t want to be a fearless person” And...Read More