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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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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New Year, New You. I am not Buying Into That.

New Year, New You. I am not Buying Into That. new [njuː] ADJECTIVE Definition*: Shiny, straight out of the packaging, never used. New. *unofficial and for the purposes of demonstrating my point in this article The messages are everywhere. It is a New Year, time to be New again. New body, New mindset, New direction,…

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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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Jeunesse: I need to RAVE about it!

I look 10 years younger thanks to Jeunesse. In December 2015 a friend from Australia called me to tell me about a new skincare range. She told me that it was so transformative, that she knew I’d want to know all about it. It’s called Jeunesse (French for “youth”) and it is the closest thing science has come understanding anti-ageing…

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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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