How to Live in the Moment

Street art and bicycle in Barcelona

With so many demands on our time we’re all guilty of looking ahead and thinking of what’s to come.  Sometimes it’s easier to worry than to live in the moment. Until last year I fell into the camp of always looking ahead and trying to keep all the plates spinning. But after a life changing […]

Motivational Monday – Let’s Explore

Motivational Monday – one word to motivate your month.  Schools out for summer and that means there’s more time to EXPLORE. Home or abroad there’s plenty to satisfy every taste. Remember when you were a child and the summer holiday seemed to go on forever and ever. Of course that’s due to children not having […]

Motivational Monday – Let Go of Fear

Motivational Monday – one word to motivate your month.  At one time or another we’ve all been gripped by fear.  But we shouldn’t let the unknown or what others might think rule how we feel or behave.  This month I want you to let go of FEAR. There are lots of different scenarios which evoke […]

Motivational Monday – Let’s Shine

Motivational Monday Quote

Motivational Monday – one word to inspire your month. Today is the start of summer, here in the UK, and there’s no better time for you shine. There’s something about the warmth of the sun and being outdoors which provides that relaxed feel you only get at this time of year. The demands of everyday […]

Motivational Monday – Let’s Find A Direction

A path in the countryside

Motivational Monday – one word to inspire your month.  It’s so easy to forget which direction you are traveling or even not to have a direction of travel at all.  This month think about the direction your life is taking and whether it’s on the right track. Whenever we embark on a journey to a […]

Motivational Monday – Let’s Nurture


Motivational Monday – one word to inspire your month. We all live such busy lives that we can forget how much better we feel after spending quality time with our favourite people. This month is all about NURTURING. If last year taught me anything it’s that we should always find time to nurture our relationships […]

Life Lately

Lunch at The Balcony, Selfridges, Birmingham

Life lately seems to have quickened in pace. My day job has just got crazy busy and I know that is what adds to the time flying by. Because of this I have been putting in place a few strategies to ensure I maintain a good life balance.  I have started to allocate one day […]

7 Tips to Become More Spontaneous

Quote - you don't always need a plan, sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens

I am, by nature, a planner.  I have been for as long as I can remember. I like to know what I’m doing – it makes me feel in control. I always used to have to have firm plans but over the last couple of years I have relaxed a little bit more. Don’t get me […]