14 Things I Learned In 2014

We’re almost at the end of 2014! Are you happy with how it turned out? Did you learn some new skills? Act on an idea? Fulfil a goal? And if not – what are you going to do differently next year? Following on from last year’s ‘13 Things I Learned In 2013‘ post, I thought it only […]

Goal Setting? How to Hold Yourself Accountable [VIDEO]

You know I like challenges. Whether it’s eating Paleo, doing 100 burpees a day or a stand up comedy gig, I love to push myself out of my comfort zone and simply see what’s possible. For my next challenge, I’m giving up sugar. I’ve done it before – inspired by Sarah Wilson who now has a whole site […]

Are You Blaming Your Circumstances for Not Getting Things Done?

The other week I had the honour of being interviewed by the lovely Ben Farmer on the ‘Why Speaking Matters’ podcast. At the time, I was staying with my friend in Austin, Texas, and was Skyping from his 11 year-old-son’s bedroom, my temporary sleeping quarters. At one point Ben asked me: “What is your morning […]

Learning To Love: How To Deal With Your Negative Emotions

What do you do when you feel upset, angry or envious of someone? Do you ignore your emotions and hope they pass, do you press, squat and snatch your rage out with a heavy weights session, or do you crawl into bed with a tub of Ben & Jerry’s? I don’t get upset easily, but something […]