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...
Stuck in traffic with my family the other day, the children voted to listen to Bear Grylls’ Desert Island Discs interview again.
As I listened, a particular bit jumped out at me.
Bear’s talking about having failed the first time, he tried again. As he talks about...
Goal setting happens a lot around New Years. How do you go about it?
My favourite New Years Eves have been spent:
with delicious snacky food (smoked salmon, olives, dark chocolate);
sans alcohol (instead we’d have something like fizzy water in a jug with handfuls of mint)...
So today, I have two words for you: Liz Gilbert.
If you’ve heard of her, need I say more?
And if you haven’t (but you're a whimsical yet pragmatic sort) then she’s the author of Eat, Pray, Love. Amongst other things.
I just listened to Liz Gilbert’s latest book:...
Have you heard the expression fake it til you make it?
I think there’s some merit in it. Like when you're pretending you have the courage to stand up and talk to a group of people.
Sometimes that kind of faking can get you through.
It can help...