Women At War

Many years ago I worked at a weight loss centre. The company had approximately 97% female staff and the environment was… well, hell! Never before had I seen so much cat-fighting, back scratching and bitching. I was appalled and shocked. Women getting promoted based on whether the woman above liked her and could manipulate her…

Knowing When It’s Time To Forgive

Being able to forgive someone or a group of people takes time and effort. It’s not unusual for forgiveness to take years, especially if the pain (your emotions are the key here) has been huge. We are emotional creatures and as such the larger the pain the more hurt and angry we become. And on…

6 Inspiring Quotes From History’s WISEST Women To Empower Your Soul

Their words still ring true. For most of us, there are days when we wake up and ask, “Why is life so challenging? When will life be better? How did this happen?” Unfortunately for most, these type of questions compound feelings of dissatisfaction, unhappiness, and a sense of being out of control. They tend to hinder…

Reach Out & Touch

Reach out & Touch… this has been the most emotionally challenging period in my life. I recently lost my father; he was and remains my hero, a loving dad & grandad and a devoted husband. What a heart wrenching, mind numbing time. There have been days when my heart felt as if it was physically…

Compassion

Compassion, in my words, is the desire to help another by understanding or empathising with their pain, their thoughts or feelings. The emotional motivation to do more for others, to be more of who we are. We are connected and through that connection, we have the power to help, support, love, give, listen, share and…

We All Need Someone…

How many times have you been in a challenging or scary situation and pursued it on your own because you thought it was the right thing to do? Yep, my hand went up too! The truth is we all need someone to turn to. It might not be the same person for every situation but…

Inspired To Give Back

I am inspired this week to write about the unsung hero’s and heroine’s in our communities. Everywhere there are people who are constantly giving; giving their time, their knowledge, their expertise and support, asking for nothing in return. It’s so easy to want to make a difference, to want to contribute and help others but…