Discovering My Heritage

I am currently having one of those bucket list trips, you know the ones, those trips where there are so many beautiful incredible moments, that you know not only has your heart been forever changed, but your life becomes more, bigger some how. Only one week into a 4 week trip, and as I sitContinue reading “Discovering My Heritage”

34 Heartbreak & Feely Songs for when we Need to Unpack our Pain

We all have those times when the words of a quote or the lyrics of a song, engulf us in deep emotion. Indeed, at times, we search out those songs to feel what needs to be felt. We listen intently to the lyrics as if they were written for us, or by us. Perhaps theyContinue reading “34 Heartbreak & Feely Songs for when we Need to Unpack our Pain”

Glowing with Gratitude

It’s been 5 weeks since I was retrenched from the place I had worked, for 35 years. 5 weeks of feeling so grateful that I was gifted with a financial package to leave a workplace, an environment, that had become increasingly toxic. With healing and enormous growth within myself over the past few years, IContinue reading “Glowing with Gratitude”

Making Friends with Our Ghosts

Our spiritual mission is not to ignore the darkness, but to bring light to the darkness. Ignoring darkness does not dispel it; only the light does. That is the difference between denial and transcendence.” ~ Marianne Williamson~ We all have our darkness; it’s whether we decide to bury that darkness, or try and find the lightContinue reading “Making Friends with Our Ghosts”

26 Wise Lessons- From a Woman Who has Learnt them All

It was an overcast but humid morning as I sat on the beach, looking out into the vast, never-ending ocean. It’s my place for thinking and reflection. And today, I was reflecting on my life- the highs the lows. The peaks and troughs. The blessings and the lessons. Here’s my little box of big wisdom.Continue reading “26 Wise Lessons- From a Woman Who has Learnt them All”

Leaders V’s Managers- The Rise in Toxic Work Culture

“The culture of any organisation is shaped by the worst behaviours, the leaders are willing to tolerate”. Having spent 35 years working for a large Australian company, I noticed 2 very specific changes over the years. First was a shift in culture, from a place where most people were happy to go to work, andContinue reading “Leaders V’s Managers- The Rise in Toxic Work Culture”

The Importance of Listening to Your Emotions

I’ve mentioned many times the “body keeps the score”, and the reason I say this is because it’s reality. When we avoid, bury and distract ourselves from our emotions, we are only delaying the inevitable. Pain, sadness, trauma, grief- they all stay within us and attach to every cell, if we don’t address our emotionsContinue reading “The Importance of Listening to Your Emotions”

Lessons People Learn Too Late in Life

A few years ago I stumbled across an article and I remember at the time it hit me hard, as it really resonated with what I was living at the time. I reflect upon it now and it still has such meaning and holds such truth, and I would like to share it with you.Continue reading “Lessons People Learn Too Late in Life”