Creating A Body Of Work

So many of us muddle through life without asking ourselves what we really want and why. Instead, we take society’s definition of success and make it our own, often without …

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The One Thousand Miracles Weekend

David’s phone rang and I checked my own. How could it possibly be noon? I swung my legs over the side of the bed as he answered; it was dear friends calling …

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Small Can Be Big Too

Last summer I attended a poetry workshop. Over the course of two hours I learned about assonance and alliterations and couplets, and I wrote three very different poems. I loved …

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40 Incredible Ways My Life Changed In Four Years

It’s not quite four years since I let my corporate career of 20 years, but when someone asked me on the weekend what I’ve been doing with myself since then, …

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Own Your Life

“Esther goes to Paris to buy her earrings”. The words are barely out of my friend’s mouth and I’m protesting, horrified that anyone would think I actually went to Paris …

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You’re Not Meant To Be Just One Thing

If you asked me, I’d tell you I was an ocean and a wilderness girl, only I keep thinking about last summer – I was having the time of my …

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The Goodness In You

It’s a Thursday night in February and I’m lying on a double bed in a pink room at my parent’s house. This was my room once, until I left home …

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12 Simple Guidelines For Life

I’m standing on the cusp of a new chapter of my life. In this chapter I want to begin creating a body of meaningful work that will evolve throughout my …

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Who Are You Waiting For?

Who are you waiting for? You wait years, decades even, for someone to come along and give you permission to live the life you really want. You wait for someone …

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Be Brave Enough To Quit

In the summer of 2013 I did what many people dream about, I left my corporate career of 20 years to launch my own business. I’d trained to be a …

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