This has been a really challenging year in so many ways; the death of my mother and my husband’s aunt, health, and business, managing loss and getting to grips with so many political, racial and social changes. So far this year has been a lot! Today, however, is my 47th Birthday and for the first time[…]
I watched Mary Portas Secret Shopper and she quoted this poem. “Come to the edge,” he said. “We can’t, we’re afraid!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” he said. “We can’t, We will fall!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” he said. And so they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.” ― Guillaume[…]
Often the obvious answer is the answer. We try and make our lives so difficult when they really don’t have to be. Today I’m focusing on three ways to get your game on, three things that you can do to move from living your life in your head to living your life out loud. Simply,[…]
Earlier this year I was asked to contribute to a book that was specifically for black girls. In a world where one definition of beauty is pushed as the only definition of beauty it can be challenging for girls of colour to find their way to success. This book aims to support these girls and[…]
There is much to be said for living your dreams and being your best and so forth. But how do you do that when you are not sure that what you have to offer has any value. We have all had that experience when we have worked with someone or had a conversation with someone[…]
A little message from me today to send you on your way.
I just had a chat a man I met back in July who works for IBM, he’s definitely the epitome of an English gentleman. Anyway we were chatting away and I don’t even remember how it came up, but he said… “It’s all about open doors, when you get an open door you have to[…]
It amazes me how much we live our lives on other people’s terms. Our parents, who want the best, for us strongly influence our decision making when we are children and often deep into adulthood. Friends, whose approval we are often longing for, influence our thought process and actions, even when our inner being screams[…]