From generic success to personal success

The other day someone asked me that dreaded question, ‘what do you do?’, to which I replied. ‘What don’t I do?’, cue loads of polite laughter. When that died down, I explained I worked in the family business and I am a writer. People are always intrigued when they hear the word ‘writer’, and I’ve … Read more

Why I’m redefining the work/life balance myth

Work/life balance has been a phrase thrown around for some time now. The buzz phase of the 21st century to appeal to those who want it all and aim to get it all by successfully balancing career and life. I’ve been there and done that. Been sucked in by the whole – “You can have … Read more

What doing something I love every day has taught me

source   Everyone is always banging on about ‘doing what you love’, ‘finding your passion’, ‘following your dreams’, I know because I do it too. But one thing I’ve always said, is that your passion doesn’t always need to be found. Most of the time it’s right there, staring you in the face. Some fail to see … Read more

5 things I’ve learned in the past year

If you were to ask me the biggest thing I’ve learned in my life so far, my answer would be that we never stop learning. Ironically it took me a while to learn this. As a teenager I thought I knew it all, and in my twenties I was sure of it. Weren’t we all? … Read more

Why I’m practicing purposeful interaction

There is no doubt the internet has changed the way we communicate and interact with each other. It has brought the world closer and allowed us access to information at the click of a button, and as a result, has forever changed the way we live, work and exist in society. Whether or not you … Read more

The answer to everything

I have the answer to everything. Moderation and balance. There you go. End of post.   Well, not really. You see, we all know that moderation and balance are the keys to life, don’t we? Let’s see… Eating: moderation Exercising: moderation Work: balance Parenting: balance Drinking: moderation Dreaming: balance Easy, isn’t it? Don’t overeat, don’t … Read more

Has the world gone crazy? Or is it just me?

Is anyone really over everything at the moment, or is it just me? I turn on Facebook and my feed is full of clickbait headlines, over-the-top opinions, and the rest is just stupid time-sucking nonsense. Twitter has the smallest window for genuine connection, with the majority of the time everyone yelling Me! Me! Me! And … Read more