Lucy and LifeYou were born to live a unique and extraordinary life
When you receive negative feedback about what you want to create, it can be hard to keep your focus and maintain your faith in your ability to make your dreams real.
But there are things you can do to
make sure other people’s stories don’t take you off track and
stop you from living your purpose.
A lot of us have been struggling with love and matters of the heart over the last few days. I’ve had so many conversations with friends about loving the wrong people, putting yourself out there and being rejected, trying to work out how you feel and then how the other...read more
Are you doing a university degree that you don’t really like or staying in a job that you don’t really care about? Maybe you want to travel but you’re too afraid to go alone. Well, this week I heard from a former work colleague who was a lot like you are now. But...read more
A few days ago, a fabulous 20-something friend sent me a PM with exciting news – an international organisation had seen her commentary online about an issue she is passionate about and were interested in partnering with her. They even wanted her to write a blog for...read more
The Italian gulls live large and unapologetically, just as their human counterparts. It’s one of the reasons I love to travel here. From their passionate gesticulations when arguing about anything from football to food, to the languid confidence of almost every Italian man as he appreciates passing women like a smorgasboard and the effortless chic of Italian women (and oh yes, Italian men in their Italian suits), they know how to live wholeheartedly.read more
I took my book and made my way into the backyard this afternoon. The sun in Brisvegas is unseasonably warm and being a girl who loves the heat, I was keen to make the most of it. My backyard includes a pool, thick green grass and a view of the river. But it hasn’t...read more
I sat in a café today fighting back tears yet staring determinedly at my computer screen. Part of me wanted to run away while the other part thought, no, I have to do this. I’d begun pulling my poetry collection together and as I began revisiting each piece, one by...read more
I met a young guy today – let’s call him Mickey* - who is going for what he believes in. He is establishing a business and believes he can make a difference to people’s lives through what he does. I believe he can make a difference too. What was interesting is, as I...read more
I’ve worked in a few high-pressure projects over the years where it was imperative that you do your job well and you put in all the hours you need to get it done. I can’t say they were always enjoyable roles but I certainly learned a lot about myself and other people...read more
“She’s a cougar,” he said, smiling with amusement. Davy* (not his real name) was dismissing the romantic interest of a woman at the speed dating event – she was an attractive 52-year-old. “How old are you?” I asked. Davy looked like he might be quite close to 50...read more