She declared it and so it became it her reality

have something significant you want in life and business? declare it to be so and bring it to life In the past 18 months there’s been some huge changes in my life. Some of it was intensely challenging. Some of it was intensely freeing. The ending of things.Departing “stuff” you have been a part of for a long time.Unsure of the next steps.Taking them anyway.BUT 100% trusting it could work out.Trusting it would work out. Staying connected to the ...

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Rising up despite things

I wrote this little story after reflecting on the journey of so many women I know in business. I shared it a couple of weeks ago on social media but wanted to share it with you too. It might resonate and offer some inspiration to keep going, despite the mud you face. With so many life changes of my own the last few years I completely get how heavy it feels to be stuck and unsure how you are going to come out the other end. But you can. ...

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Free to be wise

Can you find freedom in owning how wise you are? You bet! I love to learn new things. Up until my 40’s I would read anything, books, magazines, journals - literally the side of cereal packet. Unfortunately, social media, poor eyesight and a crazy relationship arrived in my 40’s – all making reading a challenge so I found new and exciting ways to consume knowledge (blogs, podcasts, social media, videos etc etc).I will learn about any topic und ...

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Every woman wants to belong. Or does she?

Belonging is a something we all want, no matter who we are. But sometimes belonging looks different and that is to be celebrated! Deep down we just want to belong.To do that we need to fit in, be like everybody else.I have never felt like everybody else.Maybe it’s the same for you.I always wanted to have a pony tail that swung from side to side when I walked, or one that could be flung around when I danced.I wanted a wh ...

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The Thrive Factor – A Resource for Women during Challenging Times

Knowing who you are at an innate level is true grounding in a time of upheaval Yesterday, in the midst of what has been some of the most challenging times for myself and my business clients ever I had a couple of hours that reminded me of what is really important.  There is a need to come back to centre. To ground. To remember who you are. I have had increasing waves of different emotions surface for me the past few weeks and I know, without d ...

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Be Kind + Be Compassionate + Be Patient

In this time of change in the world it is time to come together in (virtual) support of each other There’s so much anxiousness in the world right now understandable as we are faced with more unknowns than we have collectively had to face for a long time many of us have not lived through global concerns of this magnitude at these times there’s key things for us all to remember the reactions of others are going to be different to wha ...

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The Thrive Factor And Permission

What have you always wanted to do, be or have?Is permission something you struggle with? Imagine this...You've just sat and listened as someone you probably don't know that well has introduced you to key parts of yourself.You have heard words that feel like they were written just for you.Each new sentence resonates so strongly you have all the feels bubbling up inside.Excitement, reassurance, understanding, joy, sadness, clarit ...

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A Liz Gilbert Thrive Factor Moment

Visioning Becomes Reality What a way to launch a new website for your life's work than with its very first Thrive Factor story being about an experience you have only ever dreamed of! I'm currently in Fiji after being invited by my dear friend Liesel Albrecht, CEO of the Ultimate Girls Week Away Retreats, to be the opening keynote presenter for her inaugural event. I met Liesel around 5 years ago in a Facebook group. We immediately conne ...