This post originally appeared on this site. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Your playing small does not serve the world.” I was not long out of university when I first came upon these words by Marianne Williamson. Soon after, they inspired the decision I made with my newly-minted husband Andrew to … [Read more...] about Your playing small serves no-one
Thought of the week
A dear friend recently reached out to what she referred to as her ‘brains trust’ and asked us all the age old question of ‘What would you tell your 21 year old self?’ She was preparing for her sons 21st birthday and wanted to collect the wisdom of the people that she valued so that she could share it with her son. After I recovered from the overwhelming sense of warmth and … [Read more...] about WHAT WOULD YOU TELL YOUR 21 YEAR OLD SELF?
This week we're celebrating National Volunteers Week. Running from May 21-27 the theme of the week is Give a little, Change a lot. At Balance, we believe volunteering is a core part of our society. Countless small organisations and charities could not survive without the support of volunteers. Local sports clubs, library activities, community welfare groups, youth groups, … [Read more...] about The value of volunteering
52 inspirational quotes for women over 50 "The manner of giving is worth more than the gift." - Pierre Corneille "Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it, the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me." - Ariana Huffington "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo da Vinci "Nothing in life is to be … [Read more...] about 52 inspirational quotes for women over 50
"Remember that by seeking to learn more, you're doing a great job already. Please also remember that if I can do it, you can too." Lorrain Murphy, Remarkability 2016 … [Read more...] about Thought of the week