My talks cover a lot of inspiring information, ground breaking research and helpful daily tools, but there is still so much more I’d love to talk to you about. My blog allows me to expand on the topics which I touch on in my talks, as well as to explore many other topics as well. I've called my blog Flourish because I truly believe that it’s within all of us to be able to flourish - to embrace and enjoy our lives and to live lives that are full of vibrant health, joy, gratitude and peace. We can Flourish at any age or stage of life through the conscious choices we make. Even in the difficult times or times of illness and poor health - our greatest challenges often lead to our greatest growth. I hope that my blogs will inspire you to make choices that will help you to flourish too.
With Mother’s Day this past weekend, most have us have reflected on our own mothers, and the kind of mothering which we received. Some of us have close and supportive relationships with our mothers. Some have strained and difficult relationships. (more…)
I hope that this time of year finds you having some sort of break or rest over the long weekend and school holidays.
I recently had the privilege of working with the Matric and grade 11 girls at Roedean School and we talked about the importance of rest and recovery to allow us to function better long term. (more…)
With Mental Health Day last week on Wednesday 10 October, I went to speak to the Roedean girls on what Mental Health is and why we must be aware of it. I explained that when we have something physically wrong like we’ve broken our ankle and are on crutches, or we have a temperature and are coughing and sneezing, people realise we are sick and can offer their help and support. (more…)
This time last month we were soaking up the last week of school holidays, life felt measured and calm, and intentions to live a “slower” life seemed possible. A month down the line and many of us are reeling at the pace and intensity of the year, wondering where that calm and slow life has disappeared to, (more…)