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51 Life Lessons from a 51 Year Old Woman

This year I turned 51 (ARGH!) and I remember being 21 like yesterday (note to self invest in great eye cream). What have been my greatest life lessons? Who do I want to be? What do I want to stand for with this limited time left in my life (I am still young!)? How can […]

The 10 Habits of Courageous Women – Sonia McDonald

What does it mean to be courageous? For many people, the first thing that comes to mind is someone who has overcome a great tragedy or challenge. While this is undoubtedly one aspect of courage, there are other habits that courageous women exhibit on a daily basis. Courage can mean many different things. It can […]

Have the Courage to be Kind to Yourself

This is one thing I would say to my younger self and I say everyday to my daughter. Be kinder and be more courageous. Do not worry so much about the world as life is so short and living and leading a life of being authentic, kind and courageous is the only life she needs […]

Importance of Kindness at Work

When you think of traditional office culture, there are many things that are given importance above being kind. In fact, kindness isn’t even on the radar a lot of the time. Why do we see kindness as a weakness when it is a superpower. Being competitive, a little arrogant, bullish and other not-so-positive traits are […]

Fear Mastery and Worksheet

At some point in our lives, we will feel and come face-to-face with fear. There’s no running and hiding from it, fear is a normal human emotion that you need to face head on. We shouldn’t be afraid or even embarrassed to talk about the emotion, stress and anxiety that comes with fear. When it […]

You’ve Got Courage, Yes You Do!

You’ve Got Courage, Yes You Do! Courage isn’t the absence of fear, it is the mastery of it (thanks Mark Twain)…we have got courage, yes we do. We are more courageous than we give ourselves credit for however it is time we call into this courage; now! It is no secret that the world is […]

My Greatest Achievement

I felt like the worst mother on the planet. It seemed like my world had become this tornado of crazy town where I was juggling all these balls in the air whilst spinning around trying not to drop one of them. I was in the mist of starting a business from a blog whilst being […]

How to Harness the Mighty Power of Self Affirmations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When we talk about self-affirmations, there will always be people who agree that self-affirmations really do work and those who don’t believe in that wishy-washy kind of stuff. I’m in the group that believes that self-affirmations do actually work and can be a way for leaders to become more successful, kind, courageous and empathetic. […]

Mother’s Day – Courageous Women Are Our World

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou “Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” – Gilda Radner “When you […]

Have the Courage to Value and be Kind to Yourself

“There is no-one like you. That is your Superpower.” @Thrive Valuing those around you – appreciating the things they do for you, the things they say, who they are as a person – is often much easier than valuing yourself. Many of us struggle to appreciate the things that make us great, and the things […]