How to show up and be yourself

I love the quote of Oscar Wilde: Be yourself, everyone else is already taken. A friend described she was tired of holding herself back. She felt most of the time she was trying to please others, putting herself down, was afraid of failing. As a result, she felt she...

9 Lessons from our dog

I was never what one calls a ‘dog person’. I love cats. Having been bitten by a dog as a child, which I am sure was an accident, I was always afraid of dogs. When our pup came into our lives, things changed. Though I am still not comfortable with all dogs, I look at...

Set Your Compass for 2018

January is well on its way, so there has been enough time for setting resolutions unless perhaps you are still wondering how to fit things in. Whatever the weight you give to New Year resolutions, a new year does invite reflection. Reflection on both the old and new...

The bold request

I recently attended an advanced coaching workshop in London focussing on the mindset required to make important shifts in life. The training was mostly experiential so involved numerous exercises – some fun, others less because they took us out of our comfort zones....

Lessons on a leash

Our puppy Karu continues giving me fabulous insights into life.  Although, still very much a puppy, he is growing fast. A couple of weeks ago, he taught me something about visions, action plans, engagement, and perseverance. When we got Karu, back in October, I had...