When TV host Lisa Wilkinson was asked to come up with a photography project as part of her role as a Canon Ambassador - she knew exactly what story she wanted to tell through the power a photo. "I wanted to highlight the beauty and strength of women...and I wanted to do it with a photo of a breast cancer survivor," she said. Lisa explains, in this interview with … [Read more...] about Lisa Wilkinson and the power of a photo
STOP SPINNING! This post is about how to enjoy the holiday Christmas season despite being sober! (oops I meant sane!) By the way – if you don’t celebrate Christmas, please insert your holiday wherever I mention Christmas. No one could convince me that the world is not spinning faster! Time really has sped up and I seem to be working harder than I ever have before. Feeling … [Read more...] about How to Enjoy the Holiday Season
Do you choose to focus on what is going right in your life? It seems pretty much everything follows the 80/20 law – and I bet it’s no different in our lives. 80% of our lives are good, great or ok and 20% are other than positive. Joyful people focus on the 80% that is pretty right – not the 20%! They acknowledge that the 20% exists and do what they can about it but they … [Read more...] about Focus on what’s going RIGHT!!
Why do so many women dread menopause? Why do we focus on the negative symptoms rather than the long list of positives? The reality is – menopause means an end to spending money on sanitary products and contraceptives…an end to scheduling holidays and important life-events around your ‘due date’…and an end to worrying about falling pregnant. Surely that’s reason to … [Read more...] about Jean Kittson on the joys of menopause
This week I was listening to a presentation on WHY clients would book a speaker – or any consultant. And of course it was for the BENEFITS that person or service can bring and the RESULTS. Happiness is now definitively seen as beneficial to the bottom line – with improvements in sales of 37%; productivity of 43%; reduction in turnover of 55%and 125% less burnout … [Read more...] about Feeling Good About Yourself