The Surprising thing about Gratitude

The Surprising thing about Gratitude

Be surprised about Surprise and Gratitude! The whole vitality of being alive is that it is always surprising. To be enlightened is to be surprised at everything. That it is a wonder. That everything is a miracle. That it is highly improbable and really shouldn’t have happened at...
Live Life with Gratitude

Live Life with Gratitude

Live life in full colour – How to get more gratitude (and happiness) into your life! Have you heard that gratitude will significantly improve your life? That it can bring you from a low or depressive state back up to experiencing the world with a...
Get the Gratitude: Getting the Gift!

Get the Gratitude: Getting the Gift!

Forget what you thought you knew about gratitude! What are your blocks to experiencing gratitude and how can you increase its flow in your life. Be enlightened on the subject of gratitude in just 5 minutes! Ignite Zürich. Friday 27th May...
Looking for happiness in all the wrong places (Mothering Matters article)

Looking for happiness in all the wrong places (Mothering Matters article)

This article was first publish by Mothering Matters as part of the ‘expat corner’ column, Feb 2016. http://motheringmatters.ch/looking-for-happiness/ Some of us arrived in this fair land with a suitcase or the contents of a shipping container. My family, however, arrived with 90% of the contents of our English cottage in a giant overland...
The Signs of Great Parenting

The Signs of Great Parenting

How we seem to have it backwards.. I remember sitting in the playgroup……besides trying to make sure Missy M didn’t destroy anything or anyone, I had another anxious dialogue running in my head based on a simple belief ….. whatever she did was a direct reflection on me as a...
Is this how it is supposed to be?

Is this how it is supposed to be?

I had a client who had built up an image of what his marriage and family would look like when he was lucky enough to be in that stage of his life. Some of the pictures were based on how he was brought up (either moving towards or away from that style of parenting) and his personal preferences that had built up over...
Riding the Tiger of Anger

Riding the Tiger of Anger

Happy 2016! I wanted to share with you (because I think it is so darn important), the best article I have ever read on anger. But why? It would be easy for me to say “oh, this is an important issue that comes up for almost every...
Leading a Merry Dance (Mothering Matters)

Leading a Merry Dance (Mothering Matters)

Here’s a sneaky peek at the Christmas edition of my latest column for Mothering Matters: Leading a Merry Dance: an Expats’ Guide to Christmas “There are many shoulds that are wrapped around the Christmas holidays like glitzy, cheap wrapping...
A Valentine’s Day KISS

A Valentine’s Day KISS

K.I.S.S: Keep it simple sweetheart! The 3 Principles is the name given to a realization of a beautiful man called Sydney Banks in the 1970s. He realized that the whole of human existence was explained by the 3 simple principles of Mind, Thought and...