Category Archives: Empowerment

A natural high

Imagine a world where everybody lived, worked and related to each other as their authentic selves. A world where there was no pretending, no masks, no false personas. A world where the only part anyone played was their own – … Continue reading

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Woman

Today is International Women’s Day. Why? Well, you can read all about its origins here but in a nutshell, it began to be observed in the early 1900s as women demanded shorter hours, better pay, voting rights and equality with … 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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Living, learning, passing it on

If you’ve lived it, you can learn from it, and someone else can too – irrespective of your or their age, profession, experience and position in life. That’s the ethos of ‘From Forty With Love’. With that in mind, I … Continue reading

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If you can dream it

So I spent yesterday in a room full of female entrepreneurs and businesswomen – some well established and others just starting out or still incubating their dreams. It was an inspiring day, and also an exhausting one. I love the … Continue reading

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