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Top 5 tips for working mums to build exercise into your week

Wow!  The year is well under way and Easter has been and gone.. including the chocolate!  Winter is now approaching and we may be finding the busy-ness of life and work interfering with our exercise routines. About 8 weeks ago I decided I needed to take action!  I needed to stop the negative cycle of… Read more


24 Boxes!

I came across a true story the other day about a young law graduate, who we’ll call Andy,  going for his first job.  Andy decided to use a unique approach to job hunting.  He approached the top 4 law firms and gave them the opportunity to tender for HIM!  Sound cheeky? This was the first… Read more


5 Questions to Ask to Increase Your Self-Worth

Pete felt angry.  He’d just been insulted by a friend, someone he valued and trusted.  What was he thinking saying that he thought Pete would not get that promotion?  How dare he?  He obviously didn’t know how good Pete was!  Pete played this insult over in his mind all day at work, all the way… Read more


Lessons in motivation from the Oscars

It’s hard to avoid the award season in Hollywood. The dresses, the awkward interviews on the red carpet and, this year, the controversy,  are part of the ritual of the most over-the-top event in a season of over-the-top events in the most glamorous industry of them all. For the few who take home a little… Read more


5 Steps to Finding Your True Courage and Inspiration

I recently saw a story that both filled me with awe and brought me close to tears.  Eight year old Bailey Matthews has cerebral palsy.  This makes what we take as the most basic and unappreciated daily tasks, such as walking and getting dressed, difficult.  Yet despite this disability he has made a joyful habit… Read more