17 Ways To Remember Who You Are

I stepped out of the building and onto the pavement and turned my face towards the setting sun. I breathed in the summer air and whispered to myself, “I’m free”. …

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The Space In Between

I pushed off almost six months ago, yet I feel as though I’m suspended in liminal space, existing in that time between the ‘what was’ and the next chapter of …

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Be Here Now

I’m hurtling north on an empty train via London’s Underground, willing my fingers to match the speed of my thoughts as I’m transported across the city. Even after 16 years …

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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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100 Words Of Happiness

Concern for a friend’s happiness prompted some deep thoughts on the subject and resulted in my first ‘100 Words of Happiness’ list. Writing that list changed my life. We constantly …

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40 Incredible Ways My Life Changed In Four Years

It’s not quite four years since I left 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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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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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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