Friendship – are you a true or false friend?

For me, the most valuable thing I have to give someone is my friendship.  It is true and tested, it is not given and taken lightly, and it is there for as long as anyone wants it. Over the last couple of years I have become more aware of friendships that went very deep and […]

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Mindfulness

We hear the word Mindfulness being used a lot today, whereas not so long ago it was all about Meditation. They both have the ability to create something similar, coming from the same place. Both support the shutting down of our mind-chatter.  This is often negative self-talk and which is destructive. By stopping and slowing […]

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Who controls your life?

Who controls you and your life?  I hope that you will say YOU, and if not, you would like to understand this better. Wanting to take back this part of yourself, your self-talk along with your pride and courage, is the first step. We all have two real choices in all situations, whether to say […]

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You have permission to walk away

Having courage to change your life is one of the greatest virtues we can have.  At first we need to identify that the life we have created is not necessarily the life we really want. Are you living the life you want and are proud to be living it?  If not, would you like to […]

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Pondering…

I remember when I was studying in the USA in the mid 1990’s and one of the favourite words we were given was the word PONDER. We were asked to ponder on so many different things that helped us grow and support our learning.  This was over 20 years ago now and even though I […]

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As the tide comes in …

Sitting above the river watching the tide come in as it is fast becoming its full height I am reminded that we all have the tide come in and go out in our lives continually, just as it does in the rivers and the sea.  Recognising it and making the most of it when it […]

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Christmas … it is that time of year again to reflect

The years appear to roll past us so fast these days and often we are left wondering what did we accomplish during the year and did it fulfill us?  This is the time that we reflect as we get ready to take time out, be it for a few days or annual holidays. We now […]

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Reflecting on what life has been

The breeze is very gentle and the clouds in the sky are moving leisurely as they drift past overhead.  I feel the comfortable warmth of the day on my skin while watching the tide flow in ever so slowly.  The ripples on the river from the breeze are different today, as they show themselves in […]

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Be more than good, be great!

For me, as a small business owner, I do not judge a business necessarily by the amount of money that they create.  I believe it is more on how your clients feel about you and if your services are giving them what is want and require.  Ask yourself who you and your business want to […]

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Why trust Is important in small business

Trust is all about being honest and telling the truth, even if it is difficult at times.  Being truthful, authentic and trustworthy in your dealings with customers, clients and staff will move your business further ahead than most, as many are not even aware that they need to embrace a trust factor in their business.

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