You know those people who can make you laugh hysterically and move you to tears in the matter of minutes? The ones that have a way of touching your heart and awakening what truly matters to you. They’re a rare breed aren’t they? I had the pleasure of meeting Karen Kenney this weekend. While listening to this brilliant, hilarious and utterly inspiring woman speak, I sat in … [Read more...] about Are You Showing Up?
In case you missed that time I did a TEDx talk on this very topic earlier this year. Click here to watch ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology’. This news just came through my feed and consolidates (consolidates, get it!? #badneurojoke) what I said: research suggests that receiving rewards as you learn can help cement new facts and skills in your memory, particularly when combined with … [Read more...] about A nap to recap. How daytime sleep improves recall.
You know those mornings that feels so rushed you’re not even sure if you brushed your teeth before you walked out the door? Next thing you know you’re spilling coffee down your shirt, getting stuck in traffic and running late? Nobody likes to start their day rushed and if you’re anything like me, it’s far too easy to let those first 30 minutes create anxiety for the rest … [Read more...] about A 5 Minute Morning Routine To Set You Up For Success
I still can’t believe I did this. I was in yoga class a couple of weeks ago and the instructor, who’s also my dear friend asked, “Does anyone have an area they want to work on during class?” I blurted out, “HIPS!” Then we kind of got our asses handed to us. She went on to teach a challenging yet fabulous class. Halfway through the sequence someone said, … [Read more...] about I’m Embarrassed To Admit I Did This
Tell us a little bit about yourself and your current job? I’m a mum, career coach and professional speaker. I help adults to revitalise their careers and have a special interest in supporting return to work mums through an in-person and online workshop I developed called CareerSmart Mums. For the past 18 months I have been speaking on resilience and mental health after … [Read more...] about Women of Balance: Donna Thistlewaite, passionate about inspiring and improving the lives of others