When life gives you lemons….
Posted on March 26, 2022 Leave a Comment
I hope you are keeping safe and well during these unchartered times dear readers. It has been a while since I connected through this blog and it feels good to put the fingers to the keyboard and reconnect. I have been sharing some learning through LinkedIn articles if interested to check out including an ‘International […]
Not ignoring your weaknesses and stepping into your courage zone
Posted on October 4, 2021 Leave a Comment
I’m a big believer in utilizing a strengths-based philosophy and have written about it previously (see Discovering and Utilising Your Strengths ). I have reflected however this should not mean ignoring your weaknesses if they are a crucial part of your goal. As an example, I ignored focusing on my swimming for a long time […]
Posted on March 28, 2021 Leave a Comment
Sharing some reflections that I hope may trigger a few thoughts for you.
Building Mental Fitness
Posted on September 13, 2020 1 Comment
I was inspired to read lots about all the great awareness and action on R U OK? day last week to help promote meaningful conversations and listening to support mental health awareness. A topic close to my heart having a couple of family members affected in this area. Personally, with two small children, working and […]
Getting MatchFit for Work and Life
Posted on May 3, 2020 Leave a Comment
Since my last blog ‘Keeping the Hope’ I have been grateful and excited to find a new work opportunity with StriveStronger whose purpose is to help clients wake up to a better way of living, working and leading by delivering a range of innovative large-scale digital well being and productivity programs. I had met the […]
Training our minds
Posted on March 24, 2019 1 Comment
As a believer and a practitioner of training our minds as well as our bodies, I was curious to take a Vedic meditation course last week with Cathy Rolfe to deepen my practice and learn a new technique. Cathy comes from the corporate world, which appealed to me with the program described as ‘an easy […]
Husky Classic Race Report
Posted on March 3, 2019 Leave a Comment
It’s been a week since I took on the Husky tri festival Classic distance triathlon (1km swim, 60km bike and 10km run), the longest distance completed since having our mini Matthews boys. A few mums asked me how I managed to fit in the training and whilst reflecting on the learning from the experience I […]
How are you managing your energy?
Posted on July 29, 2018 Leave a Comment
Today’s theme of energy management builds on the concept of identifying and balancing our different buckets which I’ve written about previously in “Getting real about trying to do it all – identifying and balancing out buckets” I’ve enjoyed a recovery day today after a busy few weeks (including the boys picking up conjunctivitis and headlice […]
There’s a reason we’re called human beings and not human doings.
Posted on June 24, 2018 Leave a Comment
Dear reader, I hope you are well. It’s been a busy and rewarding period for me since my last post including a trip to the UK for my mum’s 60th birthday and moving into a new family home. I’ve been waiting for some writing inspiration and some came through yesterday when a beautiful friend sent […]
Are you Getting into your Green Zone?
Posted on May 29, 2016 Leave a Comment
How much of your day do you feel that your body’s in stress versus recovery mode? Whilst we can have a guestimate ourselves, there is a way to take a more scientific approach via heart rate variability testing. I recently went through three days of this in the form of a Lifestyle assessment followed by […]