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Day 8: Journalling and a Heart examination

8. Take a heart examination? How is the health of your heart? Not your physical one, but the heart that represents your soul. Your personhood. Your emotional world. The place where your spirit resides and your mind feeds. If you could write down one word that describes how you feel in your internal world, what Read more about Day 8: Journalling and a Heart examination[…]

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how social media is not making us social

There is something about social media lately that has been irritating me more than usual. I can’t scroll by the hate that is spewing from my computer any longer. Especially the sites that categorise themselves as social. How is your relationship with the media lately? Erik Qualman says it quite perfectly; We don’t have a Read more about how social media is not making us social[…]

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Where is love? Creative tribes, copying and lessons I learnt from my own sister.

I have a sister, a brother and they together are my greatest encouragers. My sister owns two businesses, she has authored her own children’s book and is one of the most generous people I know. My brother is a high school woodwork teacher, a football coach and fiercely loves his teenage son. Lately, I have Read more about Where is love? Creative tribes, copying and lessons I learnt from my own sister.[…]

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When we stop comparing, competing and manipulating with one another the future is female

Photo: Other Wild I have just come from a quick catch up with an 80-year-old, a 50 something-year-old and my 40-year-old self. As I sat quietly watching the interactions unfold, I realised quickly that the opportunities available to my generation have been graciously given from those who have gone before. There is a rising across Read more about When we stop comparing, competing and manipulating with one another the future is female[…]

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ten ways to have more friends

Friendship is a word that is laden with so much angst. It is one part of our life that be completely BRUTIFUL. Many parts beautiful and so much brutal. Conflict, unmet expectations, loneliness, and cliques. Lately, I have been reflecting on what friendship means as I step into my forties and changes are afoot. TEN Read more about ten ways to have more friends[…]

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The aftermath of a speeding fine and running on empty

I’ve just sat down in a cafe, waiting for a client with the shame that only one thing can induce. The flash of a speed camera. I’m normally the kind of person who intentionally drives slowly. This morning as I rushed my littles to school, my fuel tank was on empty and I was listing Read more about The aftermath of a speeding fine and running on empty[…]