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Embracing being a victim – the power of acknowledgement

‘Victim’ has become a dirty word. Nobody wants to be labeled a victim and it is often used in the derogatory sense. Phrases such as “he always plays the victim” or “there she goes, acting the victim again”, are common. There is a ready-made sense of powerlessness built in.  Like it’s not okay to have…

Money fear and what to do about it

Being in debt and the intense fear of not having enough money completely broke me open this year. And it was the best thing that ever happened to me. It triggered my nervous system into a freeze response over and over again which was so debilitating I could hardly get out of bed some days.…

What happens when fear stops running the show

Wow!  I have just returned from a 4 day Bliss Retreat on the island of Maui with Spiritual Teacher Bentinho Massaro, and as a result a formative lack of trust in life and myself, and a background sense of feeling unsafe and fearful my whole life has simply dropped away.  Yup, truly. And it posed…

Why 2015 was such a challenge and why I am so excited about 2016!

2015 has been one of my most challenging and yet most satisfying years yet.   As I started to follow my passion and how I felt called to create, share and serve, many challenges arose – not least my fear of being seen.  I had not been aware how strong this was until I started doing…

Overwhelmed? Bored? Needing direction? Here’s what to do…

Hey lovelies, Do you ever get overwhelmed with where you are going, what you’re doing or how to prioritise the gazillion things you have going on in your life? I want to share a quick and easy way to cut through the crap from a prolific, inspirational creator I know – Bentinho Massaro. It’s called…

Feeling blessed!

Feeling blessed!! A client just sent me this bouquet with the following message: “Thank you for setting me free of the fear and perfectionism. You’re truly an amazing soul the way you help so many women with so much love and your nurturing way. Feeling grateful for you today x”. That made me cry, you…

Single and struggling with not being “ready”? F#*k that!

Hey all you lovely single people out there, listen up!  🙂 If you’ve been in spiritual or personal development circles for a little while, you’ll notice there’s a lot out there about ‘doing your work’, ‘dealing with your shit’, ‘letting go of your emotional baggage’ and ‘becoming whole’ so that two whole people meet instead…

Ever struggled with Purpose? Read this!

I read this great description of purpose the other day: “First of all, what exactly is ‘Purpose’? . Purpose isn’t the job, business or role we find most rewarding – although we may do these things in the pursuit of our purpose. . Purpose isn’t the activities or social circles that we’re happiest and most…

Forget working on yourself – be with yourself instead

Instead of working on yourself, try being with yourself – there is a very big difference! When we work on ourselves our focus is on what we are not, when we spend time with ourselves, our focus is on us and on meeting our needs. These feel very different. Usually we are working on ourselves…

Embrace your inner sloth

I was dropping my son at soccer practice after school the other day, and all the Mums had a quick chat before whizzing off to do the 101 things Mums do in the 1 hour before coming back to pick up their sons again. But one Mum totally threw me.  She said “now I just…