Monthly Archives: June 2011

Split personality

There’s me, and then there’s me. There’s the me who doesn’t want to stray far from home, who likes to sleep in her own bed every night and who wants to be firmly ensconced in a regular routine for weeks … Continue reading

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Perseverance pays off

I haven’t posted here for a few days. It’s easy when I don’t post to think this site doesn’t really matter to me, to think that nobody would really notice or care if it just fizzled out. But I would … Continue reading

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Passion alone is not enough

“Passion alone is not enough, really, because you have to combine passion with discipline and usually those two words don’t really go together.” These are the words of Daniela Barone Soares, the chief executive of The Impetus Trust, a venture … Continue reading

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Growing pains

The thing about moving out of your comfort zone (which is what I was writing about in my last post, The uncomfortable comfort zone) is that it can also be a painful process, which is probably why so many of … Continue reading

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The uncomfortable comfort zone

Why do we call it a comfort zone when it’s so uncomfortable? Or maybe our comfort zone was really comfortable for a very long time. But there comes a point when it becomes a very painful place to be – … Continue reading

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Body backlash

The backlash against underweight models and unrealistic images of female beauty in fashion and the media seems to be gaining pace. I wrote a lot about positive body image in my Just As I Am Lenten self-acceptance blog but things … Continue reading

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Love, actually, is all around

I realised yesterday evening that I’d signed off on my New York trip without mentioning the beautiful wedding of my dear friend in Connecticut. That’s not because the wedding wasn’t a memorable occasion. It’s more to do with the fact … Continue reading

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Sleep, glorious sleep

So I’m back in London after 10 days in New York and have been catching up on sleep and trying to shake the jet lag. How on earth did I ever fly overnight and then go straight into the office? … Continue reading

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