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Clearing the Mental Thunder Clouds

Clearing the Mental Thunder Clouds

For many, mental thunder clouds, still looming from the onset of the pandemic of 2020, grew larger, darker, and more ominous. Our fears of impending doom multiplied and became almost unbearable.

I am Woman – Hear me Roar

I am Woman – Hear me Roar

This phrase, although originally the title of a song released by the late Helen Reddy in 1971, has recently become notable again through the film “Cruella”, currently on the cinema circuit. But it’s power in the 70’s was extraordinary and, seemingly, it continues to inspire greatness in women.

The year 2020

The year 2020

The year that we made plans to travel, try new things, develop new skills and achieve greatness. It seemed beyond imagining that we would be entering a pandemic and shortly after that, lockdown. We’ve all had to adapt and adjust to a new way of life. Masks have become...

Grateful people are happier people. What are you grateful for?

Grateful people are happier people. What are you grateful for?

The power of a simple thank you can be underestimated. And what’s more, it’s good for your health. In the midst of ongoing global turmoil, anxieties may be running high. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, new mental health problems have arisen, and existing...

What are you willing to let go to create space in your life?

What are you willing to let go to create space in your life?

In so many of my personal coaching conversations it strikes me how many life goals and dreams bear little relation to what is occupying clients’ lives today. For some, their current occupations are a necessary and deliberate means to an end and for others, these...

These pictures remind me of possibility

These pictures remind me of possibility

These pictures remind me of possibility. Serving as the youngest and first ethnic minority president of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries as well as the third female (in 160 years) was a great privilege - something I hadn't allowed myself to believe would happen....

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When resistance to change is greater than alternatives, ‘I can’t’ is usually ‘I won’t’. At the core lies fear. As… t.co/qL3xBWcJbT

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We are responsible for our experience of life, as tempting as it may be to point at external factors. What shows up… t.co/gq7dTxgl6U

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The power of perspective is often under-appreciated. Puzzles are my way to arrange my mind. It’s easy to get lost i… t.co/mTy4XgLXsx

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Words can build and words can ruin. Sometimes we forget the power of our narrative and let our emotions lead. If y… t.co/Qg4qP3aWyZ

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I’m supporting the SA Casual Day 2021 theme of courage and kindness. Overcoming fears rejuvenates and frees us to e… t.co/6WJJd9n1Uu

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