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Coming of Age and The Joshua Tree

January 1989. I boarded a Greyhound Coach on my own for a 12-hour trip up the coast to Lismore, a country town in Australia, to spend a week of my summer break with my friend, Sarah. I was 14. Sarah, the daughter of my tennis coach, would come down to visit her dad during school holidays.…

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When Facebook Memories is a Double-Edged Sword

And there it was again. As I opened up Facebook Memories that picture stared back at me, sending a shockwave of stress and anguish through my core. 3 years on, the feelings were as fresh as the day the photo had been posted. To anyone else looking at it, this is a lovely photo. I…

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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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