This post was originally published on this site. How do you define success? In this very moment, considering your work and career, would you call yourself successful? Whether you answered yes or no, what were the measurements that you used? What’s on your checklist for how successful you do or don’t deem yourself to be? Many of us are striving for success and yet we don’t … [Read more...] about Is this success?
"This isn’t working for me." We’ve probably all said it at some point in our life. So where did you take the wrong turn? How did life get to be so complicated and busy? What are you going to do about it? Sometimes it seems impossible to see your way out of a life you've accidentally created. Changing the status quo and having the courage to design your own life is … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons You Need a Life Coach.
For over thirty years Pat McDermott has penned the Family Matters column at the back of the Australian Women's Weekly - sharing the highs and lows of being a mother of five children. In this interview she tells Deborah that she thinks society is taking parenthood a little too seriously. “We’re a little bit child obsessed these days… child rearing was just something you did … [Read more...] about Are we caring too much for our kids?
Do you ever stop to give yourself a pat on the back for the things you have achieved? Are you constantly finding fault with your body, your life decisions, your role as a mother or daughter? Why do we, as women, feel the need to be so critical of ourselves? When will we grant ourselves permission to say "I admire X, Y and Z about myself"? In this interview, comedian and … [Read more...] about Why are we so hard on ourselves?
Last weekend I was back in Washington D.C. celebrating my son Lachlan’s high school graduation. I vividly remember the day I gave him a hug at Melbourne airport as he boarded his flight to travel across the world to pursue his passion for basketball and forge his own path. Oh, it was a hard day on this mother’s heart strings. Nearly three years later, Lachlan (now 19) has … [Read more...] about Parent From Faith, Not Fear