Have you given up on style?

Have you given up on style?

“Ha. Style. It’s just too hard. I gave up on all that a long time ago.” Once upon a time, I was chatting with someone who shared exactly these words.  She went on to express the fact that in her mind, style is frivolous and inconsequential. As a Style CoachTM, I...

Three secrets about transformation

Three secrets about transformation

I love transformation. Big shifts. Little upgrades. Taking things and transforming them into something better has turned out to be a big part of my life. And although I didn’t know what to call it then, my passion for transformation started when I was a little girl. I...

My number one strategy for building a fabulous life

My number one strategy for building a fabulous life

Years of leading teams and coaching women have taught me lots (and lots) of things.  One of the most important teachings is that while everyone is unique, we all have similar desires. We all want to feel accepted and valued. And almost everyone wants to feel seen and...

10 important lessons from 30 years in corporate

10 important lessons from 30 years in corporate

So. 30 years ago this week I started working in corporate. For the same bank I still work at today. Like most long term relationships, we’ve had our ups and downs. But even after all this time, my day-job still challenges me to grow. And it continues to teach me the...

Big life changes vs feeling stuck

Big life changes vs feeling stuck

There are many words you could use to describe 2020. So. Many. Words. If forced to choose only one though, my choice might surprise you. Because more than anything, I think 2020 was enlightening. For so many of us, the happenings of 2020 forced us to focus in on...

Top strategies to let go of feeling overwhelmed

Top strategies to let go of feeling overwhelmed

It’s not surprising that people, and women in particular, are wanting to let go of feeling overwhelmed. After the year we’ve just come through, and the uncertainty we’re still facing into, no one wants to be adding to the anxiety levels. And that’s exactly what...

It always takes longer than you think

It always takes longer than you think

‘It always takes longer than you think it’s going to’. These were the words I uttered before jumping into the car for an 800 kilometre road trip. It wasn’t until we were about 200 kilometres into the drive that something dawned on me. It turns out that my comment...

Five style lessons I wish I’d learned sooner

Five style lessons I wish I’d learned sooner

I was reflecting on my personal style journey recently. Safe to say that it’s been a pretty wild ride and that my style lessons have been hard won. I was always interested in style. As a child I wanted to be a fashion designer ‘when I grew up’. I remember using reams...

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