The Secret To Happiness

5 Things To Be Thankful For Today   How we start and end our day can have a powerful impact on our wellbeing and productivity. Protein breakfasts, exercise, cold showers — all recommended things we can do. However, this little step towards better well-being is...

Life Begins At …40, 50, 22 ½

Does age matter?     Today is my birthday and it has a big fat zero on the end of it. It’s one of those perceived milestones in our lives. People keep asking me how it ‘feels’ – as if I have the flu or have grown an extra arm.   These milestones can be...

The Dangerous Dreamers

Dreaming with your eyes open     When I first heard this quote something just switched on inside me. The reactions to Dreamers are varied. Some are laughed at or mocked, some are patronised in an indulgent tone. Either way, having ‘Dreamer’ on...

Chasing the White Stag

Why I don’t  ‘pursue my dreams’   The mythological figure of the Great White Stag appears in cultures across the world. From the Celts to the Greeks, Finnish and Native Americans, we see him as the guardian to the veil between the realms,...

Why I am not Richard Branson.

Richard Branson is a bearded, millionaire adventurer, and I’m none of those things, in fact, I’d be slightly worried if I had a beard, as I’m a girl.   I am not Richard Branson   So who am I? What am I? And why would I think I could write about pursuing dreams and...

Why You Should Become More Selfish

(Not quite what I had in mind)   Learning to listen to your own heart.   It’s often been said that if you want something doing, give it to someone who’s already busy. It’s right to recognise the areas where someone excels, but it’s not OK when we find...

Who Are You Anyway?

  Why you need to find your Born Identity.       Have you seen ‘The Bourne Identity’? If not, it’s hardly a plot spoiler to say that the guy has no idea who he is, what he is, or where he’s heading. He is awake and orientated x0: able to function...

Why You Can’t Be An Astronaut.

Dream Stompers   Revisiting the dreams we had as children can be a useful exercise. I remember a conversation I had with two other women. One commented on how “we all wanted to be princesses when we grew up, didn’t we?” ‘I wanted to be a...