The best laid plans

When you over plan.. I’ll never forget a conversation I had with my first proper boyfriend. As we spoke about our visions and aspirations, he gave me a detailed year-by-year plan of what he would achieve and become – a career road map for the next 40 years of his life, which ended up in…

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Rethinking The Glass Ceiling

The Conversation we need to have about the Glass Ceiling and the Week That Was Houston, we have a problem. A big, giant, black hole of a problem and I think I have figured out how to fix it. This is me and this is my view. I am on a retreat with women and…

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3 Ways to Improve Intimacy in Your Relationship

I have been thinking a lot about intimacy in relationships recently.Every relationship has its own unique dynamic, but what I am most intrigued by is the dynamic of communication within relationships. More specifically, what happens when you want to change that dynamic in your own relationship.

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A TALE ABOUT MINDSET: I BELIEVE IN FAIRIES NOW.

A TALE ABOUT MINDSET: I BELIEVE IN FAIRIES NOW. I was speaking with a friend of mine recently, and she mentioned that she really wanted to change her mindset and learn from me what I have done to turn my outlook around, and move to more action, productivity and purpose across all areas of her own…

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Forty Things I am Going to Do in my 40s

Forty Things I am Going to Do in my 40s. A guide to creating your MaximaLIST. My 2015 was a year of two parts. The first half of the year was consumed by fear, self loathing and doubt as I approached the big 4-0. However, as you well know, my faithful readers, I had a major…

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Bhutan: Weaving Rainbows in the Himalayas

Bhutan: Weaving Rainbows in the Himalayas It is amazing how the Universe delivers you messages once you decide to open yourself up to new experiences. Two months ago, I went to Hong Kong. A girlfriend of mine accompanied me for the first few days of the trip. We have a shared interest in social entrepreneurship, travel and eating good…

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Being a Financial Equal of Your Husband

Being a Financial Equal of Your Husband As far as I am concerned, striving for financial independence is critically important, and it is why it is the No. 1 item on My Maximalist. The other night I caught up with a friend I have known for 35 years. She is a very beautiful and vivacious…

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HOPES FOR THIS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Last night my daughter had 4 girlfriends for a sleepover to celebrate her 10th birthday. Five girls, each born in a different country. After 2 hours in, the decibel level was sky-high. I opened the cabinet to see what alcohol we had. By 11:45pm, my sons had snuck into my bed where they were lying…

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